I am having difficult in understanding the difference between OSPF LSA type 5 & 7, what is the characterstics that separates them out? Can one please illustrate it.

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Soulja53 6F 75 6C 6A 61 Commented:
Type 5 LSA are created by ASBR's that have external routes injected into OSPF such as redistributed routes.

Type 7  LSA are created by ASBR's that are part of a NSSA or Totally NSSA. They are converted into LSA type 5 when they are injected into another area.

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totaramAuthor Commented:
Good... did you mean total NSSA or toally Stubby in above?
Soulja53 6F 75 6C 6A 61 Commented:
Sorry I meant only NSSA.
totaramAuthor Commented:
Just wondering, Is there anything as totally NSSA.. not getting much handle on these concepts.
Soulja53 6F 75 6C 6A 61 Commented:
No, there is totally stubby, but not a totally NSSA. That would contradict itself, because it's saying it Not So Stubby.

My comment that had that in it was a typo of trying to multitask at work and answer the question.
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