Creates a maintenance domain (MD) in the DNS name format and assigns an MD level to that domain.
Assigns the name you want for this domain, using the DNS name format. Enter alphanumeric characters for this format; the maximum is 43 characters.
Specifies the MD level you are assigning to this domain. Enter a value between 0 and 7.
You can have up to 8 domains on a switch, and each one must have a unique MD level.
You assign each domain a maintenance domain (MD) level, which function in a hierarchy for forwarding CFM messages. The levels are from 0 to 7; with the highest number being superior in the hierarchy.
5 to 7 for end users
3 and 4 for Internet service providers (ISPs)
MEPs with intervals 3 and 10 cannot be created in this domain as the domain name format is of dns type.
The following command creates a domain, using the DNS name format, named extreme and assigns that domain an MD level of 2:
create cfm domain dns extreme md-level 2
This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 11.4.
This command is available on ExtremeSwitching 5320, 5420, 5520, and 5720 series switches.