What is CEF (Cisco Express Forwarding)?
Introduction Cisco Express Forwarding (CEF) is a packet-switching technique used within Cisco routers. The main purpose of CEF is to optimize the forwarding of packets and increase the packet switching speed. History Prior to CEF there were 2 methods for packet-switching – Process- Switching and Fast-Switching. Process-Switching The first method, process-switching is the oldest and … Read more