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A quick little interesting article, but a big change none the less.

“If you’ve ever had to configure OSPF on a Cisco router, you’re well familiar with the venerable network statement, which effectively assigns interfaces into OSPF areas based on their IP addresses. Although our life became simpler when the network statements stopped being order-dependent (the order dependency allowed for a few nasty surprises in the troubleshooting part of the CCIE lab … when the CCIE title still implied you had to be able to fix other people’s mistakes :), it was still an awkward way of configuring what belongs where…”

Full article here


One Response to “Network statements are no longer needed in OSPF configuration by Ivan Pepelnjak”

  1. Baby, You Can Route My World! » Blog Archive » OSPF network Statement Syntax on June 22nd, 2008 4:48 pm

    […] OSPF and EIGRP the past two days and in researching (google) some outside resource I stumbled upon this post by CCIE Journey. The article is originally by Ivan Pepelnjak, but because I read it on Carl’s website first […]

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