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access list

Rules applied to a router that will determine traffic patterns for data.

administrative distance

A value that ranges from 0 through 255, which determines the priority of a source’s routing information.

advanced distance vector protocol

A routing protocol that combines the strengths of the distance vector and link state routing protocols. Cisco Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) is considered an advanced distance vector protocol.

application layer

The highest layer of the OSI model (Layer 7). It is closest to the end user and selects appropriate network services to support end-user applications such as email and FTP.

ARP (Address Resolution Protocol)

A protocol used to map a known logical address to an unknown physical ...

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