OSPF Data Sheet
Test Suite:
OSPF
Direction:
Server

OSPF is a link-state routing protocol. It is designed to be run internal to a single Autonomous System. Each OSPF router maintains an identical database describing the Autonomous System's topology. From this database, a routing table is calculated by constructing a shortest-path tree.

Used specifications

Specification
Title
RFC1584

Multicast Extensions to OSPF

RFC1793

Extending OSPF to Support Demand Circuits

RFC2328

OSPF Version 2

RFC3101

The OSPF Not-So-Stubby Area (NSSA) Option

RFC3623

Graceful OSPF Restart

RFC3630

Traffic Engineering (TE) Extensions to OSPF Version 2

RFC4203

Extensions to OSPF for Advertising Optional Router Capabilities

RFC4576

Using a Link State Advertisement (LSA) Options Bit to Prevent Looping in BGP/MPLS IP Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

RFC4577

OSPF as the Provider/Customer Edge Protocol for BGP/MPLS IP Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)

RFC4811

OSPF Out-of-Band Link State Database (LSDB) Resynchronization

RFC4812

OSPF Restart Signaling

RFC4915

Multi-Topology (MT) Routing in OSPF

RFC4970

Extensions to OSPF for Advertising Optional Router Capabilities

RFC5088

OSPF Protocol Extensions for Path Computation Element (PCE) Discovery

RFC5250

The OSPF Opaque LSA Option

RFC5309

Point-to-Point Operation over LAN in Link State Routing Protocols

RFC5392

OSPF Extensions in Support of Inter-Autonomous System (AS) MPLS and GMPLS Traffic Engineering

RFC5613

OSPF Link-Local Signaling

RFC5786

Advertising a Router's Local Addresses in OSPF Traffic Engineering (TE) Extensions

Tool-specific information

Tested Commands
Notes
Hello
RFC2328
Database Description
RFC2328
Link State Request
RFC2328
Link State Update
RFC2328
Link State Acknowledgement
RFC2328
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