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default gateway

The default gateway's primary purpose in most homes and small offices is to direct Internet traffic from the local network to the cable or DSL modem that connects to the Internet service provider (ISP). The default gateway includes a router, which is the component that does the forwarding (see router and wireless router).

Default IP of Default Gateway
The default IP address assigned by vendors of consumer routers is often 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1. See IP address, router and default IP.
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