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The final entry of the week for chapter 11…the “definitions” at the end.
default route – the gateway of last resort, 0.0.0.0/0. The route used when no other route matches in the routing table
route redistribution – injecting routes from one routing protocol into another
external route – a route learned from outside a routing protocol via redistribution
aggregate route – a summary route
route map – a means whereby forwarding decisions can be made through if-then-else logic via a set of criteria instead of merely destination. Also various aspects of a route can be modified such as next-hop, metric and tag
IP prefix list – a list of IP prefixes that can be used to match networks that will be redistributed or filtered
summary route – a route that in a single advertisement covers multiple smaller routes that would have been advertised otherwise
component route – in the context of the book, a route that makes up a part of a summary route
gateway of last resort – the term used by a router to describe the default route
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