Ciscos, BGP, L2TPV3 pseudowires and loopback IPs

James Smallacombe up at 3.am
Thu Nov 11 12:50:23 CST 2010


On Wed, 10 Nov 2010, Dave Temkin wrote:

> From a VZ IP circuit that I have:
>
> interface Loopback0
> ip address x.x.x.x 255.255.255.255  (actual assigned mask is 255.255.255.252)
>
> interface Serial0/0/0
> bandwidth 1536
> ip unnumbered Loopback0
>
> ip route 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 Serial0/0/0
>
> Works great for me across ~50 sites.

Apparently, cisco will not allow this to be done on an Ethernet interface, 
even if it is acting as a WAN interface.  You get this:

Point-to-point (non-multi-access) interfaces only

James Smallacombe		      PlantageNet, Inc. CEO and Janitor
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