What source IP address does a router use by default when the traceroute command is issued?

  • the highest configured IP address on the router
  • a loopback IP address
  • the IP address of the outbound interface
  • the lowest configured IP address on the router
Answers Explanation & Hints:

When sending an echo request message, a router will use the IP address of the exit interface as the source IP address. This default behavior can be changed by using an extended ping and specifying a specific source IP address.

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