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Router

A router is a machine that routes network traffic to the correct network. It operates at layer 3 of the OSI model.  Routers receive traffic from and deliver it to a combination of networks, subnets, and host computers (often via hubs or switches) that it is physically connected to.




Keywords:Router   Doc ID:15970
Owner:Mike R.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2010-12-02 18:00 CSTUpdated:2016-12-06 07:10 CST
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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