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  1. Hi Will,

    I just got back from my holiday, that’s why I replied a bit later.

    Once you manually configure an OSPF router ID then you are finished. There’s no need to add this address on a loopback or anything.

    Rene

  2. William,
    It is considered best practice always to set the OSPF router-id manually, whether you happen to have a loopback or not. The reason for this is because there are certain OSPF functions that will break should the Router-ID ever change (an OSPF virtual link is a great example of this). If you rely on OSPF automatically choosing its Router-ID based on a loopback you have configured, this is no guarantee that the Router-ID wouldn’t change later (for example, you later needed another loopback for some other purpose, and this new loopback had a higher IP ad

    ... Continue reading in our forum

  3. Hi willam,
    Same thing I am getting in my lab devices when I am trying to change the RID based on automatically thumbrule of RID selection which Rene mentioned in lesson,

    Highest IP address on a non-loopback interface.
    Non loopback means physical interface

    Why it’s not effecting in OSPF database?
    I tried with ip OSPF process and ip OSPF process id process but same result,it’s effecting when I am trying to do follow below mention 3 steps,
    1.when I rebooting the Router .
    Or
    2.when i remove the ip address from the interface (which is stored in OSPF database) then

    ... Continue reading in our forum

  4. Hi willam,
    Same thing I am getting in my lab devices when I am trying to change the RID based on automatically thumbrule of RID selection which Rene mentioned in lesson,

    Highest IP address on a non-loopback interface.
    Non loopback means physical interface

    Why it’s not effecting in OSPF database?
    I tried with ip OSPF process and ip OSPF process id process but same result,it’s effecting when I am trying to do follow below mention 3 steps,
    1.when I rebooting the Router .
    Or
    2.when i remove the ip address from the interface (which is stored in OSPF database) then t

    ... Continue reading in our forum

  5. Hi Andrew,
    sorry wrongly i typed “Hi William,”:grinning: So Andrew Same thing I am getting in my lab devices when I am trying to change the RID based on automatically thumbrule of RID selection which Rene mentioned in lesson,

    Highest IP address on a non-loopback interface.
    Non loopback means physical interface

    Why it’s not effecting in OSPF database?
    I tried with ip OSPF process and ip OSPF process id process but same result,it’s effecting when I am trying to do follow below mention 3 steps,
    1.when I rebooting the Router .
    Or
    2. when I removing the OSPF configuration (n

    ... Continue reading in our forum

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