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Configuring a RIP Network in J-Web

You can use the J-Web interface to create RIP networks.

To configure a RIP network:

  1. Select Configure> Routing > RIP.
  2. Click one:

  3. To modify RIP global settings, click Edit. Enter information in the configuration as described in Table 108.
  4. To delete RIP global settings, click Delete. A confirmation message to delete is displayed.

Table 107: RIP Routing Configuration Summary

Field

Function

Your Action

General tab  

Routing instance name

Specifies a name for the routing instance.

Type or select and edit the name.

Preference

Specifies the preference of external routes learned by RIP as compared to those learned from other routing protocols.

Type or select and edit the value.

Metric Out

Specifies the metric value to add to routes transmitted to the neighbor.

Type or select and edit the value.

Update interval

Specifies an update time interval to periodically send out routes learned by RIP to neighbors.

Type or select and edit the value.

Route timeout

Specifies the route timeout interval for RIP.

Type or select and edit the value.

Policies tab

Import Policy

Applies one or more policies to routes being imported into the local routing device from the neighbors.

Click Add to add an import policy.

Click Move up or Move down to move the selected policy up or down the list of policies.

Click Remove to remove an import policy.

Export Policy

Applies a policy to routes being exported to the neighbors.

Click Add to add an export policy.

Click Move up or Move down to move the selected policy up or down the list of policies.

Click Remove to remove an export policy.

Neighbors tab    

RIP-Enabled Interfaces

Selects the interfaces to be associated with the RIP instance.

To enable RIP on an interface, click the check box next to the interface name.

Click Edit if you want to modify an interface’s settings.

Note: Only logical interfaces for RIP are displayed.

Table 108: Edit RIP Global Settings

Field Function Your Action
General tab

Send

Specifies RIP send options.

Select a value.

Receive

Configure RIP receive options.

Select a value.

Route timeout (sec)

Specifies the route timeout interval for RIP.

Type a value.

Update interval (sec)

Specifies the update time interval to periodically send out routes learned by RIP to neighbors.

Type or select and edit the value.

Hold timeout (sec)

Specifies the time period the expired route is retained in the routing table before being removed.

Type or select and edit the value.

Metric in

Specifies the metric to add to incoming routes when advertising into RIP routes that were learned from other protocols.

Type or select and edit the value.

RIB Group

Specifies a routing table group to install RIP routes into multiple routing tables.

Select and edit the name of the routing table group.

Message size

Specifies the number of route entries to be included in every RIP update message.

Type or select and edit the value.

Check Zero

Specifies whether the reserved fields in a RIP packet are zero. Options are:

  • check-zero—Discard version 1 packets that have nonzero values in the reserved fields and version 2 packets that have nonzero values in the fields that must be zero. This default behavior implements the RIP version 1 and version 2 specifications.
  • no-check-zero—Receive RIP version 1 packets with nonzero values in the reserved fields or RIP version 2 packets with nonzero values in the fields that must be zero. This is in spite of the fact that they are being sent in violation of the specifications in RFC 1058 and RFC 2453.

Select a value.

Graceful switchover

Configures graceful switchover for OSPF.

To disable graceful restart, select Disable.

Type or select and edit the estimated time for the restart to finish, in seconds.

Authentication Type

Specifies the type of authentication for RIP route queries received on an interface. Options are:

  • None
  • MD5
  • Simple

Select the authentication type.

Enter the authentication key for MD5.

Policies tab

Import Policy

Applies one or more policies to routes being imported into the local routing device from the neighbors.

Click Add to add an import policy.

Click Move up or Move down to move the selected policy up or down the list of policies.

Click Remove to remove an import policy.

Trace Options tab

File Name

Specifies the name of the file to receive the output of the tracing operation.

Type or select and edit the name.

Number of Files

Specifies the maximum number of trace files.

Type or select and edit the name.

File Size

Specifies the maximum size for each trace file.

Type or select and edit the name.

World Readable

Specifies whether the trace file can be read by any user or not.

Select True to allow any user to read the file.

Select False to disallow all users being able to read the file.

Flags

Specifies the tracing operation to perform.

Select a value from the list.


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