Setting Private adderss on the loopback

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I've seen this setup a couple times, why would you setup a private
addess on the loopback interface?

Thanks

Matt


Re: Setting Private adderss on the loopback
Matt wrote:

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In general?  Since it's used for management only (and as Router-IDs),
some feel "why burn a real IP address"

Kind of like people using RFC1918 addresses on transit serial links.


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