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Admin Distance Template

This table shows values associated with various types of Admin Distance. Admin Distance (AD) is the route preference value assigned to dynamic routes, static routes, and directly connected routes. When the appliance’s Routes table has multiple routes to the same destination, the appliance uses the route with the lowest administrative distance.

Field Description
Local Manually configured route, or one learned from locally-connected subnets.
Subnet Shared - Static Routes Route learned from an EdgeConnect peer.
Subnet Shared - BGP Remote Route shared from an EdgeConnect peer in an external network.
Subnet Shared - OSPF Remote Route shared from an EdgeConnect peer within the same network.
BGP Branch (pre-8.1.9.4) Type of dynamic route learned from a local BGP branch peer before version 8.1.9.4.
BGP Transit (pre-8.1.9.4) Type of dynamic route learned from a local BGP branch-transit peer before version 8.1.9.4.
EBGP (post-8.1.9.4) External BGP: exchanging routing information with a router outside the company-wide network after version 8.1.9.4.
BGP PE (pre-8.1.9.4) Type of dynamic route learned from a local BGP PE (Provider Edge) router before version 8.1.9.4.
OSPF Route learned from an OSPF (Open Shortest Path First) neighbor.
IBGP (post-8.1.9.4) Internal BGP: exchanging routing information with a router inside the company-wide network after version 8.1.9.4.

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