6.4.1.5 Packet Tracer – Configuring IPv4 Route Summarization – Scenario 1 Instructions Answers

Packet Tracer – Configuring IPv4 Route Summarization – Scenario 1

Addressing Table

Objectives

Part 1: Calculate Summary Routes
Part 2: Configure Summary Routes
Part 3: Verify Connectivity

Background

In this activity, you will calculate and configure summary routes. Router summarization, also known as route aggregation, is the process of advertising a contiguous set of addresses as a single address.

Part 1: Calculate Summary Routes

Step 1: Calculate a summary route on R1 to reach LANs on R3.
a. List the 172.22.1.128/27 and 172.22.1.160/27 networks in binary format.

172.22.1.128: 10101100.00010110.00000001.10000000
172.22.1.160: 10101100.00010110.00000001.10100000

b. Count the left-most matching bits to determine the mask for the summary route. They have 26 left-most bits in common.

c. Copy the matching bits and fill in the remaining bits with zeros to determine the summarized network address.

d. What is the summarized network address and subnet mask? 172.22.1.128 ; 255.255.255.192
Step 2: Calculate a summary route on R3 to reach LANs on R1 and R2.
a. Calculate the summary route for the 172.31.157.0/26, 172.31.157.64/27, and 172.31.157.96/30 networks. List the networks in binary format. Then, count the left-most matching bits to determine the mask for the summary route.

b. What is the summarized network address and subnet mask? 172.31.157.0 ; 255.255.255.128

Part 2: Configure Summary Routes

Step 1: Configure a summary route for R1.
Configure the recursive summary route that you calculated in Part 1, Step 1.

R1(config)#ip route 172.22.1.128 255.255.255.192 172.31.157.98

Step 2: Configure a summary route for R3.
Configure the directly attached summary route that you calculated in Part 1, Step 2.

R3(config)#ip route 172.31.157.0 255.255.255.128 serial 0/0/1

Part 3: Verify Connectivity

Verify that all PC hosts and routers can ping other PC hosts and routers in the topology. If not, troubleshoot and correct the issues.



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