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Exterior Gateway ProtocolA protocol that exchanges network access information between autonomous systems. EGP is part of the TCP/IP protocol suite.Routers within each autonomous system are chosen to use EGP to talk to the outside world, usually over the Internet. These EGP routers are called exterior routers.The exterior routers become EGP neighbors. The EGP neighbors exchange information about the networks that can be reached within the neighbors' respective autonomous systems.