fex

To create a Fabric Extender and enter fabric extender configuration mode, use the fex command. To delete the Fabric Extender configuration, use the no form of this command.

fex chassis_ID

no fex chassis_ID

Syntax Description

chassis_ID

Fabric Extender chassis ID. The chassis ID range is from 100 to 199.


Command Default

None

Command Modes

Global configuration mode

Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(1a)N2(1)

This command was introduced.


Usage Guidelines

You can create and configure the Fabric Extender before you connect and associate it to an interface on the parent switch. Once you associate the Fabric Extender to the switch, the configuration you created is transferred over to the Fabric Extender and applied.

Examples

This example shows how to enter Fabric Extender configuration mode:

switch# configure terminal
switch(config)# fex 101 
switch(config-fex)#

This example shows how to delete the Fabric Extender configuration:

switch(config-fex)# no fex 101
switch(config)#

Related Commands

Command
Description

beacon

Turns on the locator beacon LED of a Fabric Extender.

description (fex)

Specifies a description for a Fabric Extender.

fex associate

Associates a Fabric Extender to an Ethernet or EtherChannel interface.

pinning max-links

Specifies the number of statically pinned uplinks connected to a Fabric Extender.

serial

Assigns a serial number to a Fabric Extender.

show fex

Displays all configured Fabric Extender chassis connected to the switch.

type

Specifies the Fabric Extender card.