configure cfm segment threshold

configure cfm segment segment_name [alarm-threshold | clear-threshold] value


Configures the alarm threshold and clear threshold.

Syntax Description


Specifies the minimum threshold percentage.


Specifies the maximum threshold percentage.


Specified the threshold percentage in a range of 1-99%.


Alarm threshold is 10% of the total frames received during the current window.

Clear-threshold is 95% of the total frames received during the current window.

Usage Guidelines

Use this command to configure the alarm and clear threshold value for a CFM segment. Upon reaching the alarm threshold, an error message is generated and displayed once, and the state is maintained until the threshold reaches the clear threshold value.

This command is optional, and if not configured the default intervals are used.


The following commands configure an alarm threshold of 15% and a clear-threshold of 90% for segment-first.

configure cfm segment segment-first alarm-threshold 15
configure cfm segment segment-first clear-threshold 90


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 12.3.

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.