enable ipmcforwarding ipv6

enable ipmcforwarding ipv6 {vlan name }


Enables IPv6 multicast forwarding on a router interface.

Syntax Description

name Specifies 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. name.



Usage Guidelines

If no options are specified, all configured IPv6 interfaces are affected. When new IPv6 interfaces are created, IPv6 multicast forwarding is disabled by default.

IPv6 forwarding must be enabled before enabling IPv6 multicast forwarding.


The following example enables IPv6 multicast forwarding on VLAN accounting:

enable ipmcforwarding ipv6 vlan accounting


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 15.3.

Platform Availability

This command is available on platforms that support the appropriate license. For complete information about software licensing, including how to obtain and upgrade your license and which licenses support the IPv6 multicast feature, see the ExtremeXOS and Switch Engine 31.7 Feature License Requirements document.