enable dot1p examination inner-tag port

enable dot1p examination inner-tag port [all | port_list]


Used with VMANs, and instructs the switch to examine the 802.1p value of the inner tag, or header of the original packet, to determine the correct egress queue on the egress port.

Syntax Description

all Specifies all ports.
port_list Specifies a list of ports or slots and ports.



Usage Guidelines

Use this command to instruct the system to refer to the 802.1p value contained in the inner, or original, tag when assigning the packet to an egress queue at the egress port of the VMAN.



For information about configuring and displaying the current 802.1p and DiffServ configuration for the inner, or original header, 802.1p value, see the Quality of Service section in the Switch Engine 32.2 User Guide .


The following example puts the packets in the egress queue of the VMAN egress port according to the 802.1p value on the inner tag:

enable dot1p examination inner-tag port 3:2


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 11.2.

Platform Availability

This command is available on ExtremeSwitching 5320, 5420, 5520, and 5720 series switches.