Ip Tags: IP Networking Last response: October 14, 2010 6:37 PM in Networking Share jyoti_14 October 3, 2010 3:27:28 PM i want to know the importance of loopback in networking. is it really compulsory to have a loopback for testing purpose. cant it be done without loopback?? More about : ip hang-the-9 October 4, 2010 4:38:25 PM You can do tons of testing without it sure. If you have the hardware and spare equipment to test you probably will never even use it. jyoti_14 October 14, 2010 4:55:35 PM bt still i wannna knw.y d concept of loopback came around.............was it really important...plz explian... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer hang-the-9 October 14, 2010 6:37:27 PM http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loopback That article has a link to the standards document that has more detail. It will tell you if the network interface is working right. If you can't ping the loopback there is something wrong with the TCP IP stack, or maybe a hardware error. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumCan’t setup IP address manually ForumAbit IP 35 Pro and New Graphics Cards ForumIP CAMERA BANDWIDTH ForumWireless network (File sharing using Static Ip ) Forum2 ip , 1 network ForumCan a Person in Chile send me an e-mail with a IP address located in WA state? ForumFI8918W and HooToo HT- IP 206 ForumLocal Area Connection "doesn't have a valid IP configuration ForumMultiple IP addresses on one computer ForumSame IP Addressed On All Devices Connected Through Router ForumHow to change my ip address in windows 7 ForumIp camera ForumPulling DHCP from Cable Modem instead of wireless router ForumX Forum3 ForumHi? ForumHi ForumT1 ForumHi ForumIp More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !