configure ip anycast mac

configure ip anycast mac [none | mac]


Specifies the anycast gateway MAC address that is used by VLANs that enable IP anycast.

Syntax Description

ip Layer 3 Internet Protocol.
anycast Configures IP anycast.
mac Configures the IP anycast MAC address for VLANs with IP anycast enabled.
none Unconfigures the previously configured MAC address.
mac Specifies the MAC address.



Usage Guidelines

Use this command to specify the same IP address and MAC address on all edge technology devices. This allows seamless IP mobility in the network for edge devices. Using the none option unconfigures the previously set MAC address.


The following example specifies the MAC address as 00:00:AB:BA:BA:BA:

# configure ip anycast mac 00:00:AB:BA:BA:BA


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 30.6.

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.