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Jill West + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
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ISBN: 9781337569330
Chapter 4, Problem 15RQ
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What four functions do all routers perform?

Program Plan Intro

Router:

  • Router is a device or system used to forward the packets to other networks and between the networks.
  • It connects two or more networks together and allows transferring the data between different networks. It provides the information about the next hop that is nearest to the destination.
    • It uses a routing table to provide information about the path to the destination.
    • Routing table contains the information about the shortest path from source to destination.

Explanation of Solution

Four functions of routers:

  • Used to connect dissimilar networks.
  • Interpreting addressing and other information related to Layers 3 and 4...

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