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migrating from enterasys to extreme - cli questions


Userlevel 1
right, we busy replacing our enterasys switches with extreme switches ... its going ok and impressed with the extreme switches but I am having difficulty finding "same as" commands on extreme

1.) show mac address ...

2.) show port mac ....

3.) show spantree stats active ... this one is very annoying as it very handy to find spantree uplinks quickly

4.) In compass in netsight it is not showing ip addresses or the time the port came alive when I search for mac address

thanks in advance!

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Userlevel 6
1.) show mac address ... "show fdb"
2.) show port mac .... " show fdb ports "
3.) show spantree stats active ..... "show stpd ports"
Userlevel 6
Tino,

The save as function for configurations is just saving the configuration with a new file name and not selecting it as your default config. My example i'm saving the configuration to a file called backup.cfg. (See below)

Switch# save conf backup
Do you want to save configuration to backup.cfg? (y/N) Yes
Saving configuration on master MSM ...... done!
Configuration saved to backup.cfg successfully.

The current selected default configuration database to boot up the system
(primary.cfg) is different than the one just saved (backup.cfg).
Do you want to make backup.cfg the default database? (y/N) No
Default configuration database selection cancelled.
Userlevel 1
Thank you,

On commands 1 and 2 I am satisfied with using show fdb and its variants. thank you.

On the spantree command though I am not satisfied that it is a like for like solution.

show stpd ports gives me all the ports on the switch/or stack and that could be a lot of ports to go through and easily miss what you looking for.

"show spantree stats active" only shows you ports that has received spantree bpdu like so:

code:
Hub F5(su)->show spantree stats activeSpanning tree status - enabled
Spanning tree instance - 0
Designated Root MacAddr - 00:01:F4:7E:87:A3
Designated Root Port - lag.0.1
Designated Root Priority - 4096
Designated Root Cost - 10000
Root Max Age - 20
Root Hello Time - 2
Root Forward Delay - 15
Bridge ID MAC Address - 00:1F:45:E9:7B:C0
Bridge ID Priority - 32768
Bridge Max Age - 20
Bridge Hello Time - 2
Bridge Forward Delay - 15
Topology Change Count - 561
Time Since Top Change - 0 days 0:29:37
Max Hops - 20
SID Port State Role Cost Priority
--- ---------- ---------------- ----------- -------- --------
0 ge.1.45 Forwarding Designated 20000 128
0 ge.1.47 Discarding Disabled 0 128
0 ge.1.48 Discarding Disabled 0 128
0 ge.2.46 Forwarding Designated 20000 128
0 ge.2.48 Discarding Disabled 0 128
0 lag.0.1 Forwarding Root 10000 128
0 lag.0.2 Discarding Alternate 20000 128
0 lag.0.5 Forwarding Designated 10000 128

do you have any other suggestion ?
Userlevel 6
Tino wrote:

Thank you,

On commands 1 and 2 I am satisfied with using show fdb and its variants. thank you.

On the spantree command though I am not satisfied that it is a like for like solution.

show stpd ports gives me all the ports on the switch/or stack and that could be a lot of ports to go through and easily miss what you looking for.

"show spantree stats active" only shows you ports that has received spantree bpdu like so:

code:
Hub F5(su)->show spantree stats activeSpanning tree status - enabled
Spanning tree instance - 0
Designated Root MacAddr - 00:01:F4:7E:87:A3
Designated Root Port - lag.0.1
Designated Root Priority - 4096
Designated Root Cost - 10000
Root Max Age - 20
Root Hello Time - 2
Root Forward Delay - 15
Bridge ID MAC Address - 00:1F:45:E9:7B:C0
Bridge ID Priority - 32768
Bridge Max Age - 20
Bridge Hello Time - 2
Bridge Forward Delay - 15
Topology Change Count - 561
Time Since Top Change - 0 days 0:29:37
Max Hops - 20
SID Port State Role Cost Priority
--- ---------- ---------------- ----------- -------- --------
0 ge.1.45 Forwarding Designated 20000 128
0 ge.1.47 Discarding Disabled 0 128
0 ge.1.48 Discarding Disabled 0 128
0 ge.2.46 Forwarding Designated 20000 128
0 ge.2.48 Discarding Disabled 0 128
0 lag.0.1 Forwarding Root 10000 128
0 lag.0.2 Discarding Alternate 20000 128
0 lag.0.5 Forwarding Designated 10000 128

do you have any other suggestion ?

Did "Show stp detail" give you what you need?
Userlevel 6
How about: Show stp detail

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