What is the difference between RIP, IGRP and EIGRP?
By submitting your email address, you agree to receive emails regarding relevant topic offers from TechTarget and its partners. You can withdraw your consent at any time. Contact TechTarget at 275 Grove Street, Newton, MA.
The main difference being RIP and IGRP are distance vector protocols; EIGRP is more of link state protocol. Then there is a difference in their operations, times (like updates, refreshes, etc.), how they keep track of routing tables, etc. I talk more about routing protocol's different routing tables in this expert response.
You can find a lot of information off the Internet for these protocols. I would suggest you to check it out on cisco.com, and let me know if you have any specific queries on these protocols.
Dig Deeper on Network Hardware
Related Q&A from Sudhanshu Gupta
Unmanaged Linksys switches don't know where to send BootP and DHCP requests. Find out what to do to fix the problem of unmanaged switches and DHCP ...continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.