I just started with a new company. The network is currently running RIP V1. I want to convert the protocol to OSPF. I know what I need to do. My question is how much downtime can I expect(if any) when I make the conversion.
You can migrate from RIP to OSPF with almost no downtime.
Set the admin distance for OSPF in every router to higher than 120 (distance for RIP). Once you have configured OSPF in all the routers and verified all adjacency is formed and LSAs are successfully exchanged, you can remove the distance X command for the OSPF process. Then remove RIP routing completely.
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