switchport mode fex-fabric

To set the interface type to be an uplink port for a Fabric Extender, use the switchport mode fex-fabric command.

switchport mode fex-fabric

no switchport mode fex-fabric

Syntax Description

This command has no arguments or keywords.

Command Default

None

Command Modes

Interface configuration mode

Command History

Release
Modification

4.0(1a)N2(1)

This command was introduced.


Examples

This example shows how to set an Ethernet interface to be an uplink port for a Fabric Extender:

switch# configure terminal 
switch(config)# interface ethernet 1/40 
switch(config-if)# switchport mode fex-fabric 

This example shows how to set an EtherChannel interface to be an uplink port for a Fabric Extender:

switch# configure terminal 
switch(config)# interface port-channel 4 
switch(config-if)# switchport mode fex-fabric 

Related Commands

Command
Description

fex associate

Associates a Fabric Extender to an Ethernet or EtherChannel interface.

show fex

Displays all configured Fabric Extender chassis connected to the switch.