CiscoWorks Management-IP

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May 3rd, 2010
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In my devices I've two Loopback-IPs configured.


For example:


loopback 0

ip address 1.1.1.1 255.255.255.255


loopback 1

ip address 2.2.2.2 255.255.255.255



Is it possible to define in CW that the IP from loopback 0 is the Management-IP.

In the Discovery-Settings I only can say under "Preferred Management IP" -> "Use LoopBack Address"


But I want the Loopback0 as Management-IP not Loopback1

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Joel Monge Mon, 05/03/2010 - 07:27
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The discovery algorithm is set to choose the highest loopback address. So if you want to have loopback 0 as the management IP, you need to assign a higher IP to it. See this discovery DOC which has very detailed explanations.

slueckoff Mon, 05/03/2010 - 07:40
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Thanks for your answer!


It is not possible to change the IPs but now I know how it works.

I will try a workaround over the nameresolution.

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