ip broadcast-address x.x.x.x

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Apr 25th, 2008
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Dear all,


I am having one router 3660 (R527x) with IOS 12.2(31)


On many interface I can see following command


ip broadcast-address x.x.x.x


What does it mean as I need to shift this link to 12416 Router with IOS 12.0(32)SY3 on optical port.


Do I need to shift this command also to new router


Please guide


mahesh

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Harold Ritter Fri, 04/25/2008 - 20:12
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Mahesh,


This command is used to change the default broadcast address, which is 255.255.255.255.


Unless some devices connected to this interface don't recognized the default broadcast address, you really shouldn't need it.


Regards,

mahesh-gohil Fri, 04/25/2008 - 20:15
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Means I need not to carry forward this command unless it is requested by customer


Right?

and if you have any link to document please share with me so I can go through it in detail


Regards


Mahesh

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