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The router in a NetWare Link Services Protocol (NLSP) network that represents its network. It is responsible for exchanges of link state information on behalf of all other NLSP routers in the same LAN. Its two main functions are to1. Originate Link-State Advertisements (LSAs) on behalf of the network segment.2. Establish an adjacency relationship to all other routers on the network segment.NLSP elects the Designated Router by determining which router on the network has the highest priority number. A network administrator can configure the priority number value to determine which router is elected and which router remains the Designated Router.