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

Syntax   ip-pool-create

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:

bd bridge-domain name

Specify the name of the bridge domain.

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.

Version 5.1.1

The parameter l2-net deprecated, and the parameter bd 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