This command is used to create a new VLAN on the network.

Syntax   vlan-create

id vlan-id

Specify a VLAN identifier for the VLAN. This is a value between 2 and 4092.

range vlan-list

Specify a range of VLAN IDs.

vnet vnet-name

Specify the VNET assigned to this VLAN.

vxlan vxlan-id

Specify the VXLAN mapped to the VLAN for the tunnel.

vxlan-mode standard|transparent

Specify the VXLAN mode as standard or transparent.

replicators vtep-group name|none

Specify the replicator group.

public-vlan vlan-id

Specify the ID of the public VLAN.

scope local|cluster|fabric

Specify a scope for the VLAN.

Specify any of the following options:

description description-string

Specify a description for the VLAN.


Specify if you want to collect statistics for a VLAN. Statistic collection is enabled by default.

ports port-list

Specifies the switch network data port number, list of ports, or range of ports. Port numbers must be in the range of 1 to 64.

untagged-ports untagged-port-list

Specifies the ports that should have untagged packets mapped to the VLAN. Untagged packets are packets that do not contain IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tags..

Defaults   None.

Access   CLI


Version 1.2

Command introduced.

Version 2.2

The parameter, stats, added. The scope option, cluster, deprecated.

Version 2.3

The parameter, name, changed to description.

Version 2.4.1

The parameters, vxlan, vxlan-mode, and public-vlan, added. The option, cluster, added.

Version 2.5.2

The parameter vxlan-mode standard|transparent added.

Version 2.6.2

The parameter, range, added.

Version 3.0.0

The parameter, range, deprecated. The parameter, replicators, added.


Usage   VLANs are used to isolate network traffic at Layer 2. Use this command to create a new VLAN..


Informational Note:  

The VLAN identifiers 0 and 4095 are reserved and cannot be used per the IEEE 802.1Q standard.

The range of configurable VLAN identifiers is 2 through 4092.

Examples  To create a new fabric-wide VLAN with the description, finance VLAN, and an identifier of 7, use the following command:

CLI network-admin@switch > vlan-create id 7 description finance-VLAN scope fabric

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