configure ospfv3 authentication (Authentication Trailer)

configure ospfv3 [{vlan} vlan-name | {tunnel} tunnel-name] authentication [keychain keychain-name | none]


Configures Authentication Trailer with a manual key to provide authentication on OSPFv3 interfaces.

Syntax Description

ospfv3 Specifies OSPFv3 interface.
vlan Specifies OSPFv3 VLAN.
vlan-name Specifies an IPv6 configured VLAN.
tunnel Specifies Layer 3 tunnel.
tunnel-name Specifies Layer 3 tunnel name.
authentication Specifies interface authentication.
keychain Specifies the set of authentication keys.
keychain-name Specifies the keychain name.
none Specifies no authentication (default).


If not specified, no authentication is applied.

Usage Guidelines

Users can only add keychains that are already present in the system. To add a keychain, run the command create keychain keychain_name .


The following example for VLAN "vlan1" applies authentication type Authentication Trailer:

# configure ospfv3 vlan1 authentication keychain ospfv3-keys1 


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 31.3.

Platform Availability

This command is available on platforms with Base license, or higher, as described in the Switch Engine 32.2 Feature License Requirements document.