disable dot1p examination inner-tag ports

disable dot1p examination inner-tag ports [all | port_list]


Used with VMANs, and instructs the switch to examine the 802.1p value of the outer tag, or added VMAN header, to determine the correct egress queue on the egress port.

Syntax Description

all Specifies all ports.
port_list Specifies a list of ports or slots and ports.



Usage Guidelines

Use this command to instruct the system to refer to the 802.1p value contained in the outer tag, or VMAN encapsulation tag, when assigning the packet to an egress queue at the egress port of the VMAN.



See “Quality of Service” in the ExtremeXOS 31.7 User Guide for information on configuring and displaying the current 802.1p and DiffServ configuration for the inner, or original header, 802.1p value.


The following example uses the 802.1p value on the outer tag, or VMAN encapsulation, to put the packet in the egress queue on the VMAN egress port:

disable dot1p examination inner-tag port 3:2


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 11.2.

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.