RFC 7868

Cisco's Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), May 2016

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
D. Savage
J. Ng
S. Moore
D. Slice
P. Paluch
R. White
Stream:
INDEPENDENT

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC7868

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Abstract

This document describes the protocol design and architecture for Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP). EIGRP is a routing protocol based on Distance Vector technology. The specific algorithm used is called "DUAL", a Diffusing Update Algorithm as referenced in "Loop-Free Routing Using Diffusing Computations" (Garcia-Luna-Aceves 1993). The algorithm and procedures were researched, developed, and simulated by SRI International.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.