Cisco Nexus 6000 Series NX-OS Multicast Routing Command Reference
H Commands
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H Commands

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H Commands

hardware profile multicast max-limit

H Commands

This chapter describes the Cisco NX-OS routing commands that begin with H.

hardware profile multicast max-limit

To set the maximum number of entries in the multicast routing table, use the hardware profile multicast max-limit command.

hardware profile multicast max-limit max-entries

Syntax Description


Maximum number of entries in the multicast routing table. The range is from 0 to 8000.

Command Default


Command Modes

Global configuration mode

Command History



This command was introduced.

Usage Guidelines

A reload is neccessary after configuring the max-limit.

This command does not require a license.


This example shows how to set the maximum number of entries in the multicast routing table to 3000:

switch(config)# hardware profile multicast max-limit 3000 
Warning!!: The multicast and /32 unicast route limits have been changed.
           Any route exceeding the limit may get dropped.

Related Commands


show hardware profile status

Displays information about the multicast routing table limits.