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OSPF Multi-Area Adjacency

Hey Guys, I am back again with an interesting topic. OSPF Multi-Area Adjacency, But before we get onto this topic, lets get to the background of OSPF and why we need this feature. OSPF always prefers intra-area routes over the inter-area routes. This may cause suboptimal routing depending on which area the link is configured. In real life scenarios, Virtual Links are also not the feasible solution to solve the suboptimal routing issue and neither adding parallel additional physical or logical links for each area as this would not scale from the aspect of cost, capacity and operational impact... [More]