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Unformatted text preview: One of the disadvantages of static routing is that if any link fails, the entire transmission fails also. The reason being the router is not able to find other existing routes. Overall the static routing is mainly used on small networks where the efficient paths can be determined manually and where the configuration does not modify very often. Dynamic routing is used for larger networks that are supposed to be fault tolerant and where failure can be very costly to the company. One usually has to invest more time and money on dynamic routers compared to the static routers. STATIC OR DYNAMIC 3 Reference Regan, P. (2004). Wide Area Networks. New Jersey: Pearson Education, Inc....
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- Spring '11
- Computer network, Static routing