default route


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default route

(networking)
A routing table entry which is used to direct packets addressed to hosts or networks not explicitly listed in the routing table.
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We are working on a framework that will allow English learners to test their slang and get answers to their questions more quickly than by booking lessons with me on our website, which is currently the default route for people who need more personalized help," she said.
Destinations may be individual hosts, networks, or special destinations used to convey a default route.
To solve this problem, the manufacturer used source network address translation over the primary circuit and changed the default route to the secondary circuit.
Ultimately, the FSEs might find that a ship had made an improper route announcement, inadvertently setting itself up as a default route through which all network traffic from other ships would pass (instead of each ship connecting directly to the PRNOC, as specified by standard operating procedures).
For addresses that did not reside on these three backbones, traffic was routed indirectly via the optimum default route for Seanet, MCI.
Since default routes are defined per port, Sonoma Access can provide a passive interface between two IP Internets/intranets with a minimum of configuration.