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Old 07-21-2004, 09:35 AM   #1
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Localhost - loopback interface mask change


Hello!

How to change the loopback (lo) interface's mask?
I have 255.0.0.0 and would like to change for 255.255.255.255.
 
Old 07-21-2004, 09:42 AM   #2
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why would you do that? the loopback address enables you to test your TCP/IP and is completely independent of the network hardware.
 
  


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