disable ip option loose-source-route

disable ip option loose-source-route


Disables processing of the loose source route IP option in the IPv4 packet header.

Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or variables.



Usage Guidelines

Disables the switch from forwarding IP packets with the IP option for loose source routing turned on. Packets with the loose-source-route option enabled are dropped by the switch.


The following example disables processing of the loose source route IP option:

# disable ip option loose-source-route


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 10.1.

This command was removed in ExtremeXOS 30.1, and then re-introduced in ExtremeXOS 31.2.

Platform Availability

This command is available on ExtremeSwitching X435, X440-G2, X450-G2, X460-G2, X465, X590, X620, X670-G2, X690, X695, X870, 5320, 5420, and 5520 series switches.