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. m 0 l 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... m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedSetting a different IP range to a WAP Forum SolvedServer IP addresses Forum SolvedMultiple IP addresses Forum SolvedWould 2 routers share the same IP? (Dynamic IP) Forum SolvedHow to setup a parallel network to run my IP cameras on? Forum SolvedEthernet port doesn't blink and the computer isn't detecting any cable or ip adress Forum Solved[HELP] IP Change Forum SolvedHow to Configure IP QoS for Asus DSL-N12E? Forum SolvedGetting a static ip for DSL connection Forum SolvedCan IP ping, not site name ping.. Have reviewed other solutions to this issue without luck! Forum SolvedC3700-n100nas ip reservation not working Forum Solvedbest ip tracing software with link please Forum SolvedError message "printer is offline" ip4600 But it's plugged in. Forum SolvedNo Connectivity - IP address conflict Forum SolvedIP COnfig wont work too Forum Solvedcant access this site on chrome or any other browser (http://no-info.no-ip.info/) Forum SolvedAm I able to set same ip address if Forum Solved"Ethernet" doesn't have valid IP configuration Forum SolvedLocal Area connection doesn't have s valid Ip configuration Forum SolvedSharing WiFi inernet through LAN but with same IP Forum More resources Read discussions in other Networking categories Routers Gateways VPN LAN WAN Firewalls Cisco Netgear !