create vm-tracking local-vm

create vm-tracking local-vm mac-address mac {name name | ipaddress ipaddress vpp vpp_name | vlan-tag tag {vr vr_name}}


Creates a local VM database entry to be used for VM MAC local authentication, with optional parameters.

Syntax Description

mac Specifies the MAC address for the VM. This must match the MAC address configured on the VM and be unique among the locally configure VM addresses.
name Specifies a name to represent this VM in show vm-tracking command display.
ipaddress Specifies the IP address for the VM. This must match the IP address configured on the VM.
vpp_name Specifies the virtual port profile to apply for the local VM.
tag VLAN tag between 1 and 4094.
vr_name Virtual router name.



Usage Guidelines

A VM name can include up to 32 characters. VM names must begin with an alphabetical letter, and only alphanumeric, underscore ( _ ), and hyphen (-) characters are allowed in the remainder of the name. VM names cannot match reserved keywords. For more information on VM name requirements and a list of reserved keywords, see Object Names.


The following command creates a VM entry named VM1 in the local VM database:

# create vm-tracking local-vm mac-address 00:E0:2B:12:34:56 name VM1

The following command creates a VM entry and assigns IP address to the entry:

# create vm-tracking local-vm mac-address 00:E0:2B:12:34:57 ip-address

The following command creates a VM entry and assigns VPP vpp1 to it:

# create vm-tracking local-vm mac-address 00:E0:2B:12:34:58 vpp vpp1


This command was first available in ExtremeXOS 12.5.

The ingress-vpp and egress-vpp options were replaced with the vpp option in ExtremeXOS 12.6.

The vlan-tag and vr-name options were added in ExtremeXOS 15.3.

Platform Availability

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