Harold Ritter Fri, 06/13/2008 - 07:23
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Arun,


This command makes sure that any outbound telnet sessions are sourced using the loopback interface address.

If you do not configure this command, the routing table is looked up and the address of the outgoing interface towards the destination address is used as the source address for the telnet session. The fact that the source address is not always the same might be an issue when building and ACL.


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guruprasadr Fri, 06/13/2008 - 21:06
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HI Arun, [Pls RATE all Informative POST]


Refer useful link below:


http://www.ciscopress.com/articles/article.asp?p=27137


The document explains the usage of Loopback0 Interface as SOURCE for various Router Management Activities [Includes ip telnet source-interface Loopback0 - explanantion]


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Guru Prasad R

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