configure mlag peer ipaddress

configure mlag peer peer_name ipaddress peer_ip_address {vr VR}


Associates an This command is available on ExtremeSwitching 5320, 5420, 5520, 5720 series switches. peer switch with an MLAG peer structure.

Syntax Description

peer_name Specifies an alpha numeric string identifying the MLAG peer.
peer_ip_address Specifies an IPv4 or IPv6 address.
VR Specifies a virtual router.



Usage Guidelines

Use this command to associate an MLAG peer structure with an MLAG peer switch IP address.

The specified IP address must be contained within an existing direct route. If not, the following error message is displayed:

ERROR: Specified IP address is not on directly attached subnet in VR.

The link connecting MLAG peer switches should use load sharing. If it does not, a output similar to the following is displayed:

Note: VLAN v1 will be used as the Inter-Switch Connection to the MLAG peer mp1. Warning: The VLAN v1 does not have a load share port configured yet. It is recommended that the Inter-Switch Connection use load sharing.


The following command associates the MLAG peer structure switch101 with the MLAG peer switch IP address on VR-USER:

# configure mlag peer switch101 ipaddress vr “VR-USER”


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 12.5.

Platform Availability

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