Why is MD5 authentication more secure than simple authentication for OSPF updates?

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Why is MD5 authentication more secure than simple authentication for OSPF updates? 1ITExamAnswers Staff asked 5 months ago
Why is MD5 authentication more secure than simple authentication for OSPF updates?

  • MD5 does not send the password to the neighbor router.
  • MD5 requires passwords that are at least 8 characters long.
  • MD5 uses both a username and a password to authenticate the neighbor.
  • MD5 employs IPsec to keep the updates from being intercepted.

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