ospf loopback

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i have configured ospf on a two routers. the strange thing (seems to me
anyway) is, when i type sh ospf nei i get a network ID of: 99.168.1.3 which
is a loopback interface I have configured. The network should be
192.168.1.0, am i missing something?

thx,



Re: ospf loopback

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Your RID (Router ID) will be the highest IP address of any loopback
interface configured.
If no loopback interface configured then the highest IP address of any
physical interface will be your RID.



Re: ospf loopback
The Router ID is always the highest IP-address on the router, or, if
present, the IP adres of the loopback interface. It's normal.

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Re: ospf loopback
You could explictly define your router id.

Router#config t
Router(config)#router ospf XXX
Router(config-router)#router-id xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx


Re: ospf loopback
I concur, and I would add that you 'should' explicitly defne what the
router-id is. Why leave it to aristocracy. Control your routers before they
control you.


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Re: ospf loopback
keep in mind it s the OSPF router id
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which



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