Internet Router Discovery Protocol (IRDP) Client Support

Router discovery provides an improved method of configuring and detecting
default gateways. When using DHCP or manual default gateway configuration, there
is no way to adjust to network changes. Using router discovery, clients
dynamically discover routers and can switch to backup routers if a network
failure or administrative change is needed. Router discovery is made up of two
types of packets: Router Solicitations sent by hosts, and Router Advertisements
sent by routers. Windows NT 4.0 supports router discovery as a host only. Router
discovery is turned off by default. To enable: Q223756

About The Author

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Scroll to Top