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interfaces loopback <interface-name> address

Specifies the IP address and network prefix for a loopback interface.

set interfaces loopback interface-name address { ipv4 | ipv6 }
delete interfaces loopback interface-name address { ipv4 | ipv6 }
show interfaces loopback interface-name address
interface-name
The name of a loopback interface, lo or lon, where n ranges from 1 through 99999.
ipv4
The IPv4 address and network prefix of the loopback interface. The format is ip-address / prefix (for example, 127.0.0.1/8).

You can define multiple IP addresses for the loopback interface by creating multiple address configuration nodes.

ipv6
The IPv6 address and network prefix of the loopback interface. The format is ipv6-address / prefix (for example, ::1/128).

You can define multiple IPv6 addresses for the loopback interface, by creating multiple address configuration nodes.

Configuration mode


interfaces {
   loopback interface-name {
      address ipv4
      address ipv6
   }
}

Use the set form of this command to specify the IP address and network prefix for a loopback interface. You can specify more than one IP address and network prefix for a loopback interface by creating multiple address configuration nodes.

Use the delete form of this command to delete an address and network prefix for a loopback interface.

Use the show form of this command to display the address configuration of a loopback interface.