OSPF

Stands for Open Shortest Path First. A link layer protocol that calculates the shortest path for connecting devices. OSPF uses a variant of the Dijkstra algorithm which allows it to find the shortest path between nodes. The path can also be calculated based on defined criteria.

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First released 1980s
Developed by Digital Equipment Corporation
Latest stable version OSPF 3
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Development by Synergize.digital

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