Specifying Address Family for Filters (NSM Procedure)

You can specify address family for filters using this option. You can specify inet for IP version 4 (IPv4), inet6 for IP version 6 (IPv6), mpls for MPLS, or vpls for virtual private LAN service (VPLS).

To specify the address family for filters in NSM:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the device to select it.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, expand Forwarding Options > Family .
  4. Add or modify settings as specified in Table 236.
  5. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

Table 236: Address Family Details

TaskYour Action

Apply a forwarding table filter to a forwarding table.

  1. Click Inet, Inet6, or Mpls.
  2. Click Filter next to Inet, Inet6, or Mpls.
  3. In the Comment box, enter the comment.
  4. From the Input list, select the name of the applied filter.
  5. From the Output list, select the name of the applied filter.

Apply a forwarding table filter for VPLS.

  1. Click Vpls next to Family.
  2. Expand Vpls.
  3. Click Filter next to Vpls.
  4. In the Comment box, enter the comment.
  5. From the Input list, select the name of the applied filter.
  6. Click Flood next to Vpls.
  7. In the Comment box, enter the comment.
  8. From the Input list, select the name of the applied filter.

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