Definitions of Key Terms

After your first reading of the chapter, try to define these key terms, but do not be concerned about getting them all correct at that time. Chapter 30 directs you in how to use these terms for late-stage preparation for the exam.

default router (default gateway)

routing table

IP network

IP subnet

IP packet

routing protocol

dotted-decimal notation (DDN)

IPv4 address

unicast IP address


host name




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