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What are some of the advantages of using a link-state routing protocol instead of a distance vector routing protocol?



A. The topology database eliminates the need for a routing table.
B. Frequent periodic updates are sent to minimize the number of incorrect routes in the topological database.
C. Routers have direct knowledge of all links in the network and how they are connected.
D. After the initial LSA flooding, they generally require less bandwidth to communicate changes in a topology.
E. Link-state protocols require less router processor power than distance vector protocols.

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Answered Oct 25, 2017

Routers have direct knowledge of all links in the network and how they are connected.
After the inital LSA flooding, they generally require less bandwidth to communicate changes in a topology.
 

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