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Cisco IOS in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition by James Boney

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Name

ip source-route — global

Synopsis

ip source-route
no ip source-route

Configures

Routing of source-routed packets

Default

Enabled

Description

This command allows the router to route packets that contain source-routing options. (Source routing is an IP option that allows the packet to specify the route it should take to its destination.) Source routing is a potential security problem, so it is best to disable this feature unless required.

Example

To disable IP source routing:

no ip source-route

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