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  1. Gr8 tutorial…Never read about this virtual-template before… will practice today… thnx Rene .

  2. nice work indeed… but doesn’t this break the ccie lab requirements of not creating new interfaces unless explicitly requested? or am i missing something here?

  3. Hi Rene,

    I have tow question :-
    1 - You configure the same IP address on both virtual-template interfaces and you do not have any overlaps with the tow virtual-template interfaces, so how did this happen ?
    2 - Does OSPF support the authentication per Neighbor ?


  4. Another question come up to my mind :-
    If we have several routers connected to an ether switch ( multi-access network ) so all the routers will become neighbors with each other so we have more than one neighbor on the same physical interface, right ? my question is :-
    Can we use per neighbor authentication in ethernet network ?

  5. Hi Hussein,

    That’s right, the virtual template is like a template, it’s not a (virtual) interface so it’s possible.

    I haven’t tried this with OSPF, it might work since the OSPF key is configured on the interface. Keep in mind this is just a crazy trick to get around a possible requirement that you could face on a CCIE lab :slight_smile:


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