his chapter contains a great deal of information about OSPF. It is dif-
ficult to include everything about OSPF because so much of it falls outside the scope of this chapter and book.
We have discussed the following topics:
Of course, each of the preceding bullet points encompasses quite a bit of
information. We also explained all of the important and pertinent terms required to fully understand OSPF's operation. Several processes fall under OSPF operation, such as DR/BDR election, adjacency formation, etc. OSPF configuration is actually very simple. Once you understand how OSPF works, it is easy to configure it.
Before taking the exam, make sure you are familiar with the following terms: