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.

Nearby terms:

Extension Language KitExterior Gateway ProtocoleXternal Data Representation

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