Common Parameter Values

Parameter values might be names (strings) or numbers. To use spaces as part of a name parameter, enclose the name value in double quotes. For example, the expression “System Name with Spaces” forces the system to accept the spaces. Empty strings (““) are not valid user-defined strings. Parameter Descriptions describes common parameter values and value formatting.

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Parameter Descriptions

Parameter Description
ipaddr This parameter is a valid IP address. You can enter the IP address in the following formats:

a (32 bits)

a.b (8.24 bits)

a.b.c (8.8.16 bits)

a.b.c.d (

In addition to these formats, the CLI accepts decimal, hexadecimal and octal formats through the following input formats (where n is any valid hexadecimal, octal or decimal number):

0xn (CLI assumes hexadecimal format.)

0n (CLI assumes octal format with leading zeros.)

n (CLI assumes decimal format.)

ipv6-address FE80:0000:0000:0000:020F:24FF:FEBF:DBCB, or FE80:0:0:0:20F:24FF:FEBF:DBCB, or FE80::20F24FF:FEBF:DBCB, or FE80:0:0:0:20F:24FF:128:141:49:32

For additional information, refer to RFC 3513.

Interface or unit/slot/port Valid slot and port number separated by a forward slash. For example, 0/1 represents slot number 0 and port number 1.
Logical Interface Represents a logical slot and port number. This is applicable in the case of a port-channel (LAG (Link Aggregation Group)). You can use the logical unit/slot/port to configure the port-channel.
Character strings Use double quotation marks to identify character strings, for example, “System Name with Spaces”. An empty string (“”) is not valid.