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Questions tagged [next-hop]

For questions about the next gateway to which packets should be forwarded along the path to their final destination. One technique to make content of a routing table smaller is called next-hop routing.

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Can non-recursive BGP route be used to determine next-hop for recursive BGP route?

In BGP recursive scenario, the recursive route is taking an unexpected next-hop. Here is the routing table: S* 0.0.0.0/0 [10/0] via 10.10.10.1, wan B 172.16.5.0/24 [20/0] via 172.80.80.1, MPLS, ...
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the meaning of static routes and next hop

i configured a network topology on cisco packet tracer to learn about the static routing, as shown in figure below i spent a lot of time to ensure the connectivity between server0 and server2(cause i'...
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minimum hop limit for a packet where there are n routers between source and destination

I am having some confusion while calculating he minimum hop limit ... consider following scenario: (source)-------(R1)--------(R2)--------(destination) Now when an IP datagram is supposed to travel ...
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Difference in number of hops in Traceroute

I was experimenting with some of the network monitoring commands in cmd and I noticed that there's a significant difference in the number of hops in the output of tracert for different hosts. For ...
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Route selection in RIPv2 and RIPng (equal hop count)

How do RIPv2/RIPng select between equal routes? Randomly? For example, 2 broadcast domains, 5 routers, all running RIPv2 and RIPng. The | pipes represent a switch: R01 | R02 | R03 | ...
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Junos BGP physical Next-hop

VJX 0,1,3 are setup to be RR’s for this simple test , i want to know why link p5 is always preferred even though the physical next-hop changes , and the IGP path to the next-hop is is not via p5 ... ...