Exterior Gateway Protocol

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Exterior Gateway Protocol

(EGP) A protocol which distributes routing information to the routers which connect autonomous systems. The term "gateway" is historical, and "router" is currently the preferred term. There is also a routing protocol called EGP defined in STD 18, RFC 904. See also Border Gateway Protocol, Interior Gateway Protocol.
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Dynamic routing refers to the routing strategy that is being learnt by an interior and exterior routing protocol.
The guide covers all key issues facing modern network environments, including but not limited to interface configurations, access security, interior and exterior routing protocol operation, configuration, and migration strategies.
Using the Gateway Daemon (GateD) on the mainframe, TCPaccess-Fault Tolerant implements open systems interior and exterior routing protocols from within the mainframe to detect changes in the routing environment and dynamically act upon the changes fast enough to keep sessions from being interrupted or delayed.