Routing Information Protocolcomputing dictionary

1. <networking> (RIP) A distance vector, as opposed to link state, routing protocol. RIP is an Internet standard Interior Gateway Protocol defined in STD 34, RFC 1058 and updated by RFC 1388.

See also: Open Shortest Path First.

2. <networking> (RIP) A companion protocol to IPX for exchange of routing information in a Novell network. RIP has been partly superseded by NLSP. It is not related to the Internet protocol of the same name.

(01 Mar 1997)

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