This chapter assumes that you are already familiar with IP unicast routing.

If not, refer to the following publications for additional information:
  • RFC 1058—Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
  • RFC 1723—RIP Version 2
  • Interconnections: Bridges and Routers , by Radia Perlman. ISBN 0-201-56332-0. Published by Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.


RIP is available on platforms with an Edge, Advanced Edge or Core license. For specific information regarding RIP licensing, see the Feature License Requirements document.