enable port

enable port [port_list | all]


Enables a port.

Syntax Description

port_list Specifies one or more ports or slots and ports.
all Specifies all ports on the switch.


All ports are enabled.

Usage Guidelines

Use this command to enable the port(s) if you disabled the port(s) for security, administration, or troubleshooting purposes.


The following command enables ports 3, 5, and 12 through 15 on the stand-alone switch:

enable ports 3,5,12-15

The following command enables slot 1, ports 3, 5, and 12 through 15 on the modular switch:

enable port 1:3, 1:5, 1:12-1:15


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 10.1.

Platform Availability

This command is available on all platforms.