Back to Back Connection for Lab

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Dec 1st, 2008
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I have couple of back to back serial interface cables for connection between two Routers. When I tried for two routers for the below said configuration the line protocol is fluctuation intermittently. Please let me know any additional configuration has to be done.

DCE end

interface s0

ip add

clock rate 64000

DTE end

ip add


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vassiliev Mon, 12/01/2008 - 23:44
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I think you don't need to config clock rate 64000, default will add it.

Mohamed Sobair Mon, 12/01/2008 - 23:51
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The Clock rate is needed if there is no Source Of Clocking.

Since the Serial interface is Asyncronous, it does need a source of clocking, this Source can be provided by CSU/DSU unit or manually configured for a back to back connection.

Your config should be OK.




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