flapping router

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flapping router definition

networking
A router that transmits routing updates alternately advertising a destination network first via one route, then via a different route.
Flapping routers are identified on more advanced protocol analysers such as the Network General (TM) Sniffer.
(1999-08-24)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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