enable router-discovery

enable router-discovery {ipv6} vlan vlan_name


Enables router discovery advertisements on the 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. and the processing of router discovery messages.

Syntax Description

vlan_name Specifies an IPv6 configured VLAN.



Usage Guidelines

This command is only valid when the specified VLAN has an IPv6 address associated with it. After IPv6 Router Discovery is enabled on a VLAN, router advertisement messages are regularly sent on all ports associated with the VLAN.


The following example enables router discovery for the VLAN "top_floor":

enable router-discovery vlan top_floor


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 11.2.

Platform Availability

This command is available on the platforms listed for the IPv6 unicast routing feature in the ExtremeXOS and Switch Engine 31.7 Feature License Requirements document.