IP SLA and Loopback 0 interface

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Mar 13th, 2007
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Greetings from Poland,

is there any chance to use virtual interface (i.e. loopback 0) for the IP SLA feature of cisco routers? I would like to set a public ip address for this interface and would like to test www, dns and my core network.

Thanks in advanced,


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Joe Clarke Mon, 03/19/2007 - 08:54
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If you mean source the IP SLA probes from a loopback interface, this is certainly possible. For example, if you want to measure the latency between the device, and a WWW server,, and your loopback IP is

ip sla 113

http get source-ip

You can even specify a source interface name instead of an IP address.


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