Router fundamentals

Router fundamentals

Control and data planes, routing tables, ECMP load sharing

About this course

This course covers some of the most critical components of Linux networking. You’ll learn the fundamentals of routing including the basics of control and data planes, routing tables, accuracy, routing protocols, equal and unequal paths and ECMP load sharing.

Topics

  • Router fundamentals
  • A tale of two planes: Control and data
  • The Routing Table
  • Keeping the route table accurate
  • Sharing routing information
  • Could my router learn two paths to the same place?
  • Quiz

About this course

This course covers some of the most critical components of Linux networking. You’ll learn the fundamentals of routing including the basics of control and data planes, routing tables, accuracy, routing protocols, equal and unequal paths and ECMP load sharing.

Topics

  • Router fundamentals
  • A tale of two planes: Control and data
  • The Routing Table
  • Keeping the route table accurate
  • Sharing routing information
  • Could my router learn two paths to the same place?
  • Quiz