create mirror to port

create mirror mirror_name {to [port port | port_list port_list loopback-port port ] { remote-tag rtag } } {description mirror-desc}


Creates a named mirror instance with an optional description, and optional "to port" definition.

Syntax Description

mirror_name Specifies the mirror name.
port Specifies the mirror output port.
port_list Specifies the list of ports where traffic is to be mirrored.
loopback-port Specifies an otherwise unused port required when mirroring to a port_list. The loopback-port is not available for switching user data traffic.
port Specifies a single loopback port that is used internally to provide this feature.
remote-tag Specifies the value of the VLAN (Virtual LAN) ID used by the mirrored packets when egressing the monitor port.
description Specifies a description of the named mirror instance.
mirror-desc The specified mirror description.



Usage Guidelines

Use this command to create a named mirror instance with an optional description and optional "to port" definition. You can create 15 named instances (the instance "DefaultMirror" is created automatically).


The following example creates a mirror instance on port 3, slot 4 :

create mirror to port 3:4


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 15.3.

Platform Availability

This command is available on the Summit X450-G2, X460-G2, X670-G2, X770, and ExtremeSwitching X440-G2, X620, X690, X870 series switches.