delete macsec connectivity-association

delete macsec connectivity-association ca_name


Deletes a previously created connectivity-association (CA) object that holds MAC Security (MACsec) key authentication data.

Syntax Description

connectivity-association Secures connectivity provided between MACsec stations.
ca_name Selects the CA to delete.



Usage Guidelines

Prior to deletion, ports assigned to the CA must be removed with the configure macsec connectivity-association ca_name [pre-shared-key {ckn ckn} {cak [encrypted encrypted_cak] | cak} | ports [port_list] [enable | disable]] command using the disable option.


The following example deletes the CA "testca":
# delete macsec connectivity-association testca


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 30.1.

Platform Availability

This command is available on the following platforms.



The MACsec feature requires the installation of the MAC Security feature pack license.
Platform Ports LRM/MACsec Adapter Required?
ExtremeSwitching X460-G2-24p-24hp, X460-G2-24t-24ht switches Half-duplex, 1G ports (25–48) No
All other SFP/SFP+ ports * Yes
ExtremeSwitching X450-G2, X460-G2, X440-G2, X590, X620, and X695 series switches SFP/SFP+ ports * Yes
ExtremeSwitching X465

X465-24W, X465-24XE: ports 1–24

X465-48T, X465-48P, X465-48W, X465i-48W: ports 1–48

X465-24MU-24W: ports 25–48

VIM5-4XE: all 4 ports

VIM5-4YE in X465-24MU, X465-24MU-24W switches: all 4 ports

VIM5-4YE in X465-24W, X465-48T, X465-48P, X465-48W, X464.24S, X465-24S, X465i-48W: first 2 ports only

Note: * For ExtremeSwitching X460-G2 series switches, the VIM-2X option does not support the LRM/MACsec Adapter.