enable learning port

enable learning {drop-packets} ports [all | port_list]


Enables MAC address learning on one or more ports.

Syntax Description

drop-packets Forwards EDP (Extreme Discovery Protocol) packets, and drops all unicast, multicast, and broadcast packets from a source address not in the FDB (forwarding database). No further processing occurs for dropped packets.
all Specifies all ports.
port_list Specifies one or more ports or slots and ports.



Usage Guidelines

Use this command to enable MAC address learning on one or more ports.


The following example enables MAC address learning on ports 7 and 8 on a switch:

enable learning ports 7-8


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 10.1.

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.