This command creates a new IP address pool with a specific IP address range.

Syntax   ip-pool-create name ip-pool-name vnet vnet-name start-ip ip-address end-ip ip-address netmask netmask [vlan vlan-id]

name ip-pool-name

Specify the name for the IP pool.

vnet vnet-name

Specify the VNET for the IP pool.

start-ip ip-address

Specify the first IP address in the pool. This address is included in the pool.

end-ip ip-address

Specify the end IP address of the pool and is included in the pool.

netmask netmask

Specify the subnet for the IP address pool.

Specify the following option:

l2-net l2-net-name

Specify the name of the Layer 2 network.

vlan vlan-id

Specify the VLAN identifier for an IP address pool that applies to a specific Layer 2 network segment.

Defaults   Unless the netmask parameter is specified, the subnet for the IP address pool is assumed to be the standard IP block for a given IP prefix. For example, if no netmask is specified and the IP address has a prefix of 192.168.0.x, the subnet is assumed as /24,

Access   CLI


Version 1.2.1

Command introduced.

Version 3.0.0

The parameter, l2-net, added.

Usage   IP address pools help automate the management of IP addresses for hosts and virtual machines, including the management IP addresses of the switches in a fabric. Use this command to create a new IP pool.

Examples  To create a fabric-wide IP address pool named MyPublicIPv4Pool to automate the allocation of IP addresses within a fabric for the IP address block to, use the following command:

CLI network-admin@switch > ip-pool-create name MyPublicIPv4Pool start-ip end-ip netmask

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