administrative distance


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administrative distance

(networking)
A rating of the trustworthiness of a routing information source set by the router administrator. In Cisco routers, administrative distance is a number between 0 and 255 (the higher the value, the less trustworthy the source).
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This puts me at an administrative distance from central services.
Administrative distance. Ghemawat (2001) proposed another type of distance, namely administrative distance in his CAGE distance model; but administrative distance, as such, has not been examined in the location literature.
Shared monetary systems also impact administrative distance, of which the Euro area is perhaps the most prominent example (Ghemawat, 2001).
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