Exterior Gateway Protocolcomputing dictionary

(EGP) A protocol which distributes routing information to the routers which connect autonomous systems. The term "gateway" is historical, and "router" is currently the preferred term. There is also a routing protocol called EGP defined in STD 18, RFC 904.

See also: Border Gateway Protocol, Interior Gateway Protocol.

Acronym: EGP

(03 Feb 2009)