configure mac-locking ports first-arrival aging

configure mac-locking ports port_list first-arrival aging [enable | disable]


Enables and disables the aging of first-arrival MAC addresses.

Syntax Description

port_list Specifies one or more ports or slots and ports.
enable MAC addresses aged out from the forwarding database are removed from MAC locking.
disable MAC addresses aged out from the forwarding database are not removed from MAC locking.


First-arrival MAC lock aging is disabled by default.

Usage Guidelines

This command does not apply to MAC addresses locked by static locking.

When enabled, first-arrival MAC addresses that are aged out of the forwarding database are removed from the associated port MAC lock. New MAC addresses can be learned until the configured first-arrival limit is reached.


The following command enables first-arrival MAC lock aging on port 2:3:

configure mac-locking ports 2:3 first-arrival aging enable


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 15.7.1.

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.