enable ip anycast

enable ip anycast {vlan} vlan_name


Enables IP anycast on a VLAN.

Syntax Description

ip Layer 3 Internet Protocol.
anycast Enables IP anycast-enabled VLANs to use the anycast MAC on that VLAN.
vlan Selects the VLAN.
vlan_name Specifies the VLAN name.



Usage Guidelines

To configure the anycast gateway MAC address that is used by VLANs that enable IP anycast, use the command configure ip anycast mac [none | mac].


The following example enables IP anycast on the VLAN "vlan1":

# enable ip anycast vlan vlan1


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 30.6.

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.