Advantages of RIPng, OSPFv3, and IS-IS

The biggest advantage of using RIPng (Routing Information Protocol Next Genreation) is that it is relatively simple to understand and implement, and it has been the de facto routing standard for many years.

RIPng has a number of limitations that can cause problems in large networks, including the following:

OSPFv3 and IS-IS offer many advantages over RIPng, including the following:

The details of RIPng are explained later in this chapter.