CEF and RIB???

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Aug 10th, 2010
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Hi,


I want to know about what is RIB and How its work in routing???


If I want insert some specific entry in RIB how I can.


Please help and share the tips...

Correct Answer by Jon Marshall about 6 years 8 months ago

abhi-adte wrote:


ooh it means RIB table and Routing table is same??


Yes.

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Tharak Abraham Tue, 08/10/2010 - 06:04
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Abhinay,


A lot of reading and show commands on the IOS has to be done from your side for this.

Its better to


1. Read the concepts

2. Try out on the IOS

3. Ask questions


RIB is the Routing information base, another jargon for Routing table.

CEF is an efficient way of routing packets across a router and is very scalable and can be called switching at Layer 3


Please refer to http://articles.techrepublic.com.com/5100-10878_11-6146827.html for an intro.

Jon Marshall Tue, 08/10/2010 - 07:18
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abhi-adte wrote:


Hi,


I want to know about what is RIB and How its work in routing???


If I want insert some specific entry in RIB how I can.


Please help and share the tips...


The RIB is the routing table. Dynamic routing protocols will insert routes into the RIB themselves. If you wanted to insert a specific entry into the RIB then configure a static route eg.


ip route 192.168.5.0 255.255.255.0


Jon

abhi-adte Tue, 08/10/2010 - 23:56
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ooh it means RIB table and Routing table is same??

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Jon Marshall Wed, 08/11/2010 - 01:45
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abhi-adte wrote:


ooh it means RIB table and Routing table is same??


Yes.

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