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Feature #10223

Add the ability to create additional loopback interfaces

Added by Valery V.Smirnov about 2 months ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Normal
Assignee:
-
Category:
Interfaces
Target version:
Start date:
01/31/2020
Due date:
% Done:

0%

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Description

This is important for setting up dynamic routing protocols such as BGP, OSPF, and so on.
FreeBSD already has such functionality. This is implemented by adding lo<number> interfaces and their configuration in the /etc/rc.conf file. For example:
cloned_interfaces = "lo1"
ifconfig_lo1 = "inet a.b.c.d/prefixlen"

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