disable vpls

disable vpls [vpls_name | all]


This command has been replaced with the following command: disable l2vpn [vpls [vpls_name | all] | vpws [vpws_name | all]].

This command is still supported for backward compatibility, but it will be removed from a future release, so we recommend that you start using the new command.


Disables the VPLS instance specified by vpls_name.

Syntax Description

vpls_name Identifies the VPLS within the switch (character string)
all Specifies all VPLS.


All newly created VPLS instances are enabled.

Usage Guidelines

This command disables the VPLS instance specified by vpls_name. When a VPLS instance is disabled, all sessions to its configured peers are terminated. Any locally attached service This command is available on the ExtremeSwitching X440-G2, X450-G2, X460-G2, X465, X590, X620, X670-G2, X690, X695, X870, 5320, 5420, 5520 series switches./VMAN is immediately isolated from other devices residing in the VPN. If this is an H-VPLS core node, then all spoke nodes connected to this peer are isolated unless redundant core access is configured.


The following example disables the VPLS named "myvpls":

disable vpls myvpls


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 11.6.

Platform Availability

This command is available only on the platforms that support MPLS as described in the ExtremeXOS and Switch Engine 31.7 Feature License Requirements document.