[quagga-users 12576] Re: Regarding ripd-authentication
nathan at cmpublishers.com
Tue Nov 22 16:24:10 GMT 2011
On 11/21/2011 3:26 PM, Ganesh Reddy K wrote:
> Hi All,
> I think ripv2 supports authentication feature
You are correct authentication is a RIPv2 feature
> ip rip authentication key-chain LINE
This tells RIP which key chain to use.
a key chain is define outside of the inter face definitions something
key chain keychainname
accept-lifetime 00:00:00 Jan 01 2012 23:59:59 Dec 31 2012
send-lifetime 00:00:00 Jan 01 2012 23:59:59 Dec 31 2012
accept-lifetime 00:00:00 Jan 01 2011 23:59:59 Dec 31 2011
send-lifetime 00:00:00 Jan 01 2011 23:59:59 Dec 31 2011
Each key has a name, and send/receive lifetime which makes it possible
to set up a key switching system
> ip rip authentication mode (md5|text)
This tells RIP to pass the key in plain text or md5?
> ip rip authentication mode (md5|text) auth-length (rfc|old-ripd)
A setting for key encoding, don't know how it works, but it has to match
across your routers for RIP to work.
> ip rip authentication string LINE
Don't know about that either.
My guess, just a plain text string to do auth.
There are plenty of resources online that explain routing protocols and
how to configure a router better than me. Search engine are your friend.
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