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Quagga Routing Suite


Quagga is a routing software suite, providing implementations of OSPFv2, OSPFv3, RIP v1 and v2, RIPng and BGP-4 for Unix platforms, particularly FreeBSD, Linux, Solaris and NetBSD. Quagga is a fork of GNU Zebra which was developed by Kunihiro Ishiguro. The Quagga architecture consists of a core daemon, zebra, which acts as an abstraction layer to the underlying Unix kernel and presents the Zserv API over a Unix or TCP stream to Quagga clients. It is these Zserv clients which typically implement a routing protocol and communicate routing updates to the zebra daemon.

Quagga Package Install

sudo apt-get install quagga

Quagga Source Install

First, download the source code from their official webpage.

sudo apt-get install gawk

Extract the tarball, go to the directory of your currently extracted code and issue the following commands.

sudo make install