May 6, 2010

OSPF LSA Types

Following my blog post on OSPF BDR - DR election, I have received various questions regarding OSPF and thus I decided to write a small excerpt to describe the type of LSAs generated whether it is in a stub area etc… Before I start, it is important to keep in mind, that LSAs are carried into OSPF packet 4 . Those OSPF packet 4 are referred as LSU (Link-State Update) and carries the router’s LSA (one or more). ... Read more