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James F. Kurose, Keith W. Ross
The Network Layer
Question:41 | ISBN:9780132856201 | Edition: 6


Consider Figure 4.42. B would never forward traffic destined to Y via X based on BGP routing. But there are some very popular applications for which data packets go to X first and then flow to Y. Identify one such application, anddescribe how data packets follow a path not given by BGP routing.



Refer the figure 4.42 in the text book.

Assume some very popular applications for which data packets go to "X" first and then flow to "Y" on BGP routing. Then, the Identify one such application is Skype P2P  and Bit Torrent file sharing  application.

  • This application consists of the peer 1,peer 2, and peer 3 in customer networks respectively W, X, and Y by using BGP routing.
  • This application is used to peer 2 receives the data from peer 1.
  • Then, next send those data to peer 3.
  • Finally, the data  destined to customer network Y. It is only a default route to non-local destinations.
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