ip telnet source-interface




ip telnet source-interface interface
no ip telnet source-interface


Syntax Description:

interface The interface whose address is to be used as the source for Telnet connections.


Command Description:

To specify the IP address of an interface as the source address for Telnet connections, use the ip telnet source-interface global configuration command. To reset the source address to the default for each connection, use the no form of this command.

Use this command to set the IP address of an interface as the source for all Telnet connections.

If the specified interface is not up, the Cisco IOS software selects the address of the interface closest to the destination as the source address.


The following example forces the IP address for Ethernet interface 1 as the source address for Telnet connections:

Router(config)# ip telnet source-interface Ethernet1



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