Various kinds of OSPF messages are exchanged between routers in the process of synchronizing their Link State databases. This Database Exchange Process is reviewed in this chapter, including a description of the types of messages sent in a simple network and the modifications that are made for application to a larger Ethernet system, especially for multicasting/broadcasting.
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Tadimety, P.R. (2015). OSPF Messages. In: OSPF: A Network Routing Protocol. Apress, Berkeley, CA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-1410-7_18
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