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How to use MVRP to propagate Vlans from the X460G2 to the X440G2?

How to use MVRP to propagate Vlans from the X460G2 to the X440G2?

New Contributor II
I have a deployment with X460-G2 as Distribution switches and X440-G2 as Edge switches, I tried to use the MVRP to propagate Vlans from the X460-G2 to the X440-G2, the vlans are propagated but I couldn't use these vlans on the x440G2, any body have a solution?

Contributor III
Today i try it with netlogin and policies - no problem, works good.

One big negative point is that you cannot assign VLAN to ports manually:

* X440G2-12p-10G4.8 # conf vlan 1676 add port 2 untagged
VLAN 1676 SYS_VLAN_1676: VLAN SYS_VLAN_1676 is created dynamically, can't configure ports manually on this VLAN.
Error: The VLANs specified could not be configured.
* X440G2-12p-10G4.9 #
Is there a meaningful reason why i cannot assign that dynamic (via MVRP) created VLAN manually to a port ?
For me this is a unnecessary limitation of VLAN handling. And maybe one of the reasons why nobody use MVRP ...

That sounds familiar, I believe I did see that in the past.

Thanks for the reminder.

Contributor III
Hi David,
i found a way to bypass this problem.

if you rename that dynamic vlan - status will be canged like a "non-dynamic" VLAN and i can add it to a port.

* X440G2-12p-10G4.3 # conf vlan SYS_VLAN_1651 name Lab-MN-1
* X440G2-12p-10G4.5 # conf vlan 1651 add port 2
VLAN 1651 Lab-MN-1: Port 2 untagged has been auto-moved from VLAN "Lab-MN" to "Lab-MN-1".
* X440G2-12p-10G4.6 #

VLAN 1651: sh vlan Lab-MN-1
VLAN Interface with name Lab-MN-1 created by user
Admin State: Enabled Tagging: 802.1Q Tag 1651
Ports: 2. (Number of active ports=1)
Untag: 2
Tag: *12H
Flags: (*) Active, (!) Disabled, (g) Load Sharing port
(H) Dynamically added by MVRPPort 2 = Access / Port 12=Uplink

I ask if this will be expected behaviour or do i use a bug ??

I too have run into that, and agree that if the VLAN is on the switch dynamically it would be nice to have the option of adding it to a port.

I think this was designed more for inter-switch connections and I am not aware of many recent updates to it.