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 172.16.0.1 0.0.0.0 area 0 and network 192.168.0.1 0.0.0.0 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,

Garry


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lee.reade Wed, 07/30/2008 - 01:18
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Hi,


You just use the single ospf process id, and put all your network statements in there.


HTH


LR

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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