configure network-clock gptp bmca

configure network-clock gptp bmca [ on | off ]


This command configures the Best Master Clock Algorithm (BMCA) as part of gPTP.

Syntax Description

network-clock Network Clock
gptp IEEE 802.1AS Generalized Precision Time Protocol
bmca Best Master Clock Algorithm
on Use BMCA to dynamically port roles.
off Disable BMCA and statically set port roles.



Usage Guidelines

Use this command to configure the BMCA as part of gPTP.


The following example displays output from the show command with BMCA.

# show network-clock gptp
gPTP status         : Enabled
BMCA                : [On | Off]
Static slave port   : 5 (used when BMCA Off)
Static slave port   : None (used when BMCA Off)
gPTP enabled ports  : *1m     *21d    *22d    *47d     
Flags:        (*) Active,  (!) Administratively disabled,
              (d) Disabled gPTP port role, (m) Master gPTP port role,              
              (p) Passive gPTP port role,  (s) Slave gPTP port role


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 15.7.

Platform Availability

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