Creating or modifying a loopback interface
Loopback interfaces may be used, for example, in dynamic routing configurations.
To create or modify a loopback interface, click on the “Loopback” tab.
|Search||Search that covers interfaces.|
|Add||Adds an “empty” interface. An added interface (sending of a command) is effective only if its fields Name and IP address have been entered.|
|Delete||Deletes one or several selected interfaces. Use the keys Ctrl/Shift + Delete to delete several interfaces.|
|Check usage||Represented by the icon , this button indicates whether the selected interface is being used elsewhere in the configuration.|
|Apply||Sends the configuration of the IPSec interfaces.|
|Cancel||Cancels the configuration of the IPSec interfaces.|
Some operations listed in the taskbar can be performed by right-clicking on the table of loopback interfaces:
- Check usage.
Presentation of the table
The table sets out four fields of information:
|Status||Status of the interfaces: |
|Name(mandatory)||Give the loopback interface a name.|
|IPv4 address (mandatory),||Enter the IP address assigned to the loopback interface created.|