This command shows basic information collected by the Node Alias
feature. Node Alias discovers information about the end systems on a per-port basis.
Information from packets from end systems, such as VLANID, source MAC address, source IP
address, protocol, etc. are captured in a database that can be queried.
This command has no arguments or variables.
The following information about the Node Alias feature appears:
- Max Entries—Total number of the entries learned through the Node Alias feature
on the switch.
- Active Entries—Number of the active entries learned through the Node Alias
feature on the switch.
- Purge Time—Last time an entry was purged from the Node Alias table on the
- State—State of the Node Alias table on the switch.
- Protocols Enabled—Lists the currently enabled protocols that Node Alias
- Ports Enabled—Lists the currently Node Alias-enabled ports with each port's
active and maximum (configured using configure nodealias
ports [port_list |all] maxentries
of alias entries. This information appears in the form: port # (active alias entries
#/maximum alias entries #). For example, "1(2/10)".
The following example shows basic information about the Node Alias
# show nodealias
Max Entries: 0 Active Entries: 0
Purge Time: State: 2
Protocols Enabled: ip, ipv6, ospf, bgp, bootps, bootpc, vrrp, dhcps, dhcpc, bpdu, udp, mdns, llmnr, ssdp,
Shown in parentheses are the active # and maximum # aliases on the port.
This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 22.2.
This command is available on ExtremeSwitching 5320, 5420, 5520,
and 5720 series switches.