clear nodealias

clear nodealias { ports [port_list | all] | alias-id alias_id }


This command clears alias entries out of the Node Alias feature database. You can clear information by specified port(s) or alias ID. Node Alias discovers information about the end systems on a per-port basis. Information from packets from end systems, such as VLANID, source MAC address, source IP address, protocol, etc. are captured in a database that can be queried.

Syntax Description

nodealias Node Alias feature that maps source IP address, MAC address, host name, and protocol on a per port basis.
ports Designates that you want to clear node alias information for the selected ports.
port_list Specifies from which ports to clear node alias information. Designated as a port list separated by comma (,) or dash (-).
all Clears node alias information from all ports.
alias-id Designates that you want to clear node alias information for the specified alias ID from all ports.
alias_id Specifies the alias ID that you want information cleared for from the database.



Usage Guidelines

If the port is part of a LAG, this command is only allowed on the master port.


The following example clears all node alias entries on port 7:

clear nodealias ports 7

The following example clear node alias entries for alias ID 716168949 from all ports:

clear nodealias alias-id 716168949


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 22.2.

Platform Availability

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.