OSPF is one of the key dynamic routing protocols used inside a company’s authoritative domain. OSPF being open standard makes it the favored choice when it comes to multivendor Network environment.
OSPF in HP Switches
OSPF in HP layer 3 switches is considered under advanced features and hence requires “Premium” software license to be enabled and run.
The Premium license supports advanced routing features, including:
- OSPFv2, OSPFv3
- PIM Sparse Mode, PIM Dense mode
Example Scenario: Basic OSPF Configuration of HP Switches
In this example, we will enable OSPF in area 0 on HP layer 3 switch –
STEP 1 –
Enter OSPF configuration feature
STEP 2 –
Configure OSPF to use area (backbone area in this case) –
STEP 3 –
Next we configure VLAN that will be communicating with your other OSPF devices under OSPF area –
STEP 4 –
Now, we enable the OSPF process as under
OSPF status and OSPF neighbors can be verified through below commands –
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