Dell Command Line Reference Guide for the S4048–ON System 9.14.2.4

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arp (for Multicast MAC Address)

To associate an IP address with a multicast MAC address in the switch when you configure multicast mode of network load balancing (NLB), use address resolution protocol (ARP).

Syntax
arp ip-address multicast-mac-address interface

To remove an ARP address, use the no arp ip-address command.

Parameters
ip-address
Enter an IP address in dotted decimal format.
multicast-mac-address

Enter a 48-bit hexadecimal address in nn:nn:nn:nn:nn:nn format for the static MAC address to be used to switch multicast traffic.

interface
Enter any of the following keywords and slot/port[/subport] or number information:
  • For a 10-Gigabit Ethernet interface, enter the keyword TenGigabitEthernet then the slot/port/subport[/subport] information.
  • For a 40-Gigabit Ethernet interface, enter the keyword fortyGigE then the slot/port information.
  • For a port channel interface, enter the keywords port-channel then a number.
  • The interface specified here must be one of the interfaces configured using the {output-range | output} interface option with the mac-address-table static command.

Defaults
Not configured.
Command Modes
CONFIGURATION
Command History

This guide is platform-specific. For command information about other platforms, see the relevant Dell EMC Networking OS Command Line Reference Guide.

Version
Description
9.10(0.1)
Introduced on the S6010-ON and S4048T-ON.
9.3(0.0)
Added support for association of an IP address with multicast MAC address on the S4810, S4820T, S6000, and Z9000 platforms.
Usage Information
For multicast mode of NLB, to associate an IP address with a multicast MAC address in the switch, use address resolution protocol (ARP) by entering the arp ip-address multicast-mac-address command in Global configuration mode. This setting causes the multicast MAC address to be mapped to the cluster IP address for NLB mode of operation of the switch.
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