OSPF and the Process ID

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Jul 30th, 2008
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Hi all,

Just getting to grips with OSPF for my CCNA. I have a question which I'm sure most of you will be able to answer easily.

On an Area Border Router when configuring 'network area 0 and network area 1, can both lines be configured under the same OSPF process ID, ie 'router ospf 1'? Or when configuring 2 OSPF areas, does that router need 2 OSPF processes running?

Thanks all,


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lee.reade Wed, 07/30/2008 - 01:18
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You just use the single ospf process id, and put all your network statements in there.



ellendrew Wed, 07/30/2008 - 03:41
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You may run multiple OSPF processes on a single router, but take note that it creates multiple database instances that add extra overhead to the router.


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