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autonomous system
Internet (TCP/IP) terminology for a collection of gateways (routers) that fall under one administrative entity and that cooperate using a common interior gateway protocol (IGP). [Bahorsky] Note: Routers pertaining to different autonomous systems must agree on a common exterior gateway protocol in order to communicate with each other effectively.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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