configure ipforwarding originated-packets

configure ipforwarding originated-packets [require-ipforwarding | dont-require-ipforwarding]


Configures whether IP forwarding must be enabled on a 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. before transmitting IP packets originated by the switch on that VLAN to a gateway.

Syntax Description

require-ipforwarding Specifies that IP forwarding must be enabled on a VLAN before IP packets that originate on the switch can be transmitted to a gateway.
dont-require-ipforwarding Specifies that all IP packets that originate on the switch can be transmitted, regardless of the IP forwarding configuration to the gateway.



Usage Guidelines

To display the current setting for this command, use the show ipconfig command.


The following command configures the switch to transmit switch-originated packets to gateways only on those VLANs for which IP forwarding is enabled:

configure ipforwarding originated-packets require-ipforwarding


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 11.6.

Platform Availability

This command is available on all platforms that use the Edge, Advanced Edge, or Core license. For information on the licenses available for each platform, see the ExtremeXOS and Switch Engine 31.7 Feature License Requirements document.