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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In today's IP networks we have IGP-s (Interior Gateway Protocols) that work in Autonomous System (like RIP, OSPF, IS-IS, EIGRP) and we have only one Exterior Gateway Protocol, BGP (Border Gateway Protocol) that connects all Autonomous Systems and bind them into global network Internet.
BST represents the first time flooding has been used to help an exterior gateway protocol such as BGP address its peering issues (i.
The exterior gateway protocols are covered in volume two.

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