RipEX2 – BABEL dynamic routing protocol

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RipEX2
BABEL dynamic routing protocol

Application notes

version 1.0

10/04/2021
fw 2.0.3.0

List of Figures

1.1. Example 1 – Mesh topology
1.2. RipEX_A – Mode and name
1.3. RipEX_A – Time
1.4. RipEX_A – Ethernet IP address
1.5. RipEX_A – Radio interface settings
1.6. RipEX_A – BABEL common settings
1.7. RipEX_A – BABEL Network settings
1.8. RipEX_A – Static rules settings
1.9. RipEX_A – Import filter settings
1.10. BABEL diagnostics – Interfaces
1.11. BABEL diagnostics – Neighbors
1.12. BABEL diagnostics – Routes
1.13. BABEL diagnostics – Entries
1.14. BABEL diagnostics – Table babel_ipv4
1.15. RipEX_A – Diagnostics – Tools – ICMP Ping
1.16. RipEX_A – Diagnostics – Tools – Routing
2.1. Example 2 – Two repeaters topology
2.2. Routing offering
2.3. BABEL Routing state
2.4. Rx cost decreased in RipEX_C
2.5. Changed routing costs
2.6. RipEX_A – Ping to 192.168.4.1 (RipEX_D)
2.7. RipEX_C turned off, changes in metrics
2.8. RipEX_A – ping
2.9. RipEX_A – Statistics (Radio interface statistics)
3.1. Example 3 – Radio channel and Ethernet combination
3.2. RipEX_A – ETH4 configuration
3.3. RipEX_A – BABEL setup (ETH)
3.4. RipEX_B – ETH4 setup
3.5. RipEX_B – BABEL setup (ETH)
3.6. RipEX_A – BABEL routing
3.7. RipEX_A – ETH monitoring
3.8. RipEX_A – Radio monitoring
3.9. RipEX_A – BABEL routing with Ethernet being disconnected
3.10. RipEX_A – BABEL data on ETH4 interface
4.1. Example 4 – Radio channel and Cellular LTE combination
4.2. RipEX_B – Cellular interface
4.3. RipEX_B – SIM1 setup
4.4. RipEX_B – GRE tunnel over cellular network
4.5. RipEX_B – BABEL interface (GRE over LTE)
4.6. RipEX_B – Static routing via cellular (aux) interface
4.7. RipEX_D – GRE tunnel setup
4.8. RipEX_D – BABEL interface (GRE over LTE)
4.9. RipEX_D – Static routing via cellular (aux) interface
4.10. RipEX_B – Cellular interface status
4.11. RipEX_B – Pings over cellular/LTE
4.12. RipEX_B – BABEL Routing
4.13. RipEX_A – neighbors (cellular antenna removed from RipEX_B)
4.14. RipEX_B – Cellular/LTE connection down
5.1. Example 5 – BABEL and OSPF diagram
5.2. RipEX_A – Ethernet bridge
5.3. RipEX_A – BABEL Static rules (def. gateway)
5.4. RipEX_A – OSPF activation
5.5. RipEX_A – New OSPF backbone Area
5.6. RipEX_A – New OSPF interface
5.7. RipEX_A – OSPF static rules
5.8. RipEX_A – OSPF Import filter
5.9. RipEX_D – Ethernet configuration
5.10. RipEX_D – Radio communication disabled
5.11. RipEX_D – BABEL protocol disabled
5.12. RipEX_D – OSPF protocol enabled
5.13. RipEX_D – New OSPF Area and Interface
5.14. RipEX_D – OSPF interface details
5.15. RipEX_D – OSPF Static rules
5.16. RipEX_D – OSPF Import filter
5.17. RipEX_A – System routing
5.18. RipEX_A – BABEL routing
5.19. RipEX_A – OSPF output
5.20. RipEX_B – BABEL routing
5.21. RipEX_D – System routing
5.22. RipEX_D – OSPF routing
6.1. Example 6 BABEL and OSPF diagram 2
6.2. RipEX_A – ETH1 configuration
6.3. RipEX_A – ETH4 configuration
6.4. RipEX_A – OSPF Network interface
6.5. RipEX_A – OSPF Static rules
6.6. RipEX_A – Import filter, 1st rule
6.7. RipEX_A – Import filter, 2nd rule
6.8. RipEX_A – Export filter
6.9. RipEX_A – BABEL Static rules
6.10. RipEX_A – BABEL export rule
6.11. RipEX_C – ETH4 configuration
6.12. RipEX_C – OSPF activation
6.13. RipEX_C – New OSPF interface under backbone 0.0.0.0 area
6.14. RipEX_C – OSPF network
6.15. RipEX_C – OSPF Static rules
6.16. RipEX_C – 1st OSPF Import filter rule
6.17. RipEX_C – 2nd OSPF Import filter rule
6.18. RipEX_C – OSPF external filter rule
6.19. RipEX_C – BABEL Export filter rule
6.20. RipEX_D – ETH1 configuration
6.21. RipEX_D – ETH3 “ospf1” interface
6.22. RipEX_D – ETH4 “ospf2” interface
6.23. RipEX_D – OSPF Network configuration
6.24. RipEX_D – OSPF interface (if_ospf1)
6.25. RipEX_D – OSPF interface (if_ospf2)
6.26. RipEX_D – OSPF Static rules
6.27. RipEX_D – OSPF Routing diagnostics
6.28. RipEX_C – Dynamic routing diagnostics
6.29. RipEX_D – Routing check to remote networks
6.30. RipEX_D – ICMP ping to remote IP addresses
6.31. RipEX_D – Highlighted dynamic route to 192.168.2.0/24 via RipEX_A
6.32. RipEX_D – Highlighted dynamic route to 192.168.2.0/24 via RipEX_C
6.33. RipEX_A – Ping from laptop to RipEX_C
6.34. RipEX_A – BABEL metrics go down for the Radio channel
6.35. RipEX_A – Dynamic routing using Ethernet (OSPF) connection to RipEX_C
6.36. RipEX_A – RTT drops down
6.37. RipEX_A – BABEL route is unreachable