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OSPF packets type and LSA types an easy way to remember them

OSPF has got 5 types of packets (Hello, Database,,,,etc) and seven types of LSA,,,is there an easy way to remember these names and function similar to OSI layer (All people seem to need data processing) ?

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Re: OSPF packets type and LSA types an easy way to remember them

Hello,

unfortunately I do not know a simple approach to remember all this. Not to frighten you, but in the meantime there are even more LSA types (8, 9, 10, 11), so called opaque LSAs ... the world gets more complicated.

Regards

Martin

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Re: OSPF packets type and LSA types an easy way to remember them

http://www.ciscopress.com/articles/article.asp?p=98156&seqNum=4&rl=1

The author says:

(( I use the phrase " Big Dogs Really Like Meat ", to remember the metrics for IGRP and EIGRP:

Bandwidth

Delay

Reliability

Load

MTU )).

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