can not add static arp entry on ACE context

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Oct 9th, 2007

I am trying to make a static arp entry on a context on a cisco ACE.

However i get

"% invalid parameter detected at '^' marker."

The command i am using is "arp 172.30.6.4 02.bg.ac.1e.06.04"

The ^ is located at start of the mac address entry.

What could be wrong ? Is this a bug ?

I have this problem too.
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Correct Answer by Gilles Dufour about 9 years 2 months ago

bg is not a valid hex value only letters from a to f are correct.

Gilles.

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Gilles Dufour Tue, 10/09/2007 - 08:12

bg is not a valid hex value only letters from a to f are correct.

Gilles.

sebastianvandijk Wed, 10/10/2007 - 00:11

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Hi Gilles,

It seems i have to get myself a new pair of glasses... ;)

tnx ! this solved the problem.

sebastianvandijk Wed, 10/10/2007 - 04:54

Now i want to replace the address with 03.bf.ac.1e.06.04.

Again i get some error, this mac address is not accepted ?

ACE-acc-01/CONTEXT1(config)# arp 172.30.6.4 03.bf.ac.1e.06.04

Error: Invalid MAC address

Gilles Dufour Wed, 10/10/2007 - 15:10

the 03 indicates this is a multicast mac addresss. [everything with the first bit set in the first bytes is multicast].

The ACE module currently does not support those type of mac addresseses.

Gilles.

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