What type of OSPF LSA is originated by ASBR routers to advertise external routes?

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What type of OSPF LSA is originated by ASBR routers to advertise external routes?

  • type 5
  • type 2
  • type 3
  • type 1

Explanation: OSPF has many different LSA types.
type 1 – contains a list of directly connected interfaces
type 2 – only exists for multiaccess networks and includes DR router ID
type 3 – used by ABRs to advertise networks from other areas
type 4 – generated by ABRs to identify an ASBR and provides a route to it
type 5 – originated by ASBRs to advertise external routes

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