clear mld snooping

clear mld snooping {{vlan} name}


Removes one or all MLD snooping entries.

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

This command can be used by network operations to manually remove MLD snooping entries instantly. However, removing an MLD snooping entry can disrupt the normal forwarding of multicast traffic until the snooping entries are learned again.

The static and dynamic MLD snooping entries are removed, and then recreated upon the next general query. The static router entry is removed and recreated immediately.


The following command clears MLD snooping from VLAN accounting:

clear mld snooping accounting


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 11.2.

Platform Availability

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