Interior gateway protocol

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An interior gateway protocol (usually IGP) is, in the TCP/IP protocol suite's routing architecture, a routing protocol used to do path selection in a disconnected internet, or in a local portion of the Internet. (These local portions are termed 'Autonomous Systems' (ASs); basically, they are parts of the Internet which are under separate control from other parts.)

There are three main IGPs in use: