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TitleMLX - Unable to configure IP address - Error: ip subnet overlap with another interface
Symptoms
  • Unable to configure desired IP address and mask on ve interface.
  • Receive the following error:
Error: ip subnet overlap with another interface
Environment
  • MLX
  • CER
  • CES
  • All firmware versions
Cause
The IP/mask you are trying to configure is in conflict with a directly-connected subnet.
Resolution
  • Check the routing table for connected routes using "show ip route connected"
SSH@MLX00-01#sho ip route connected 
Type Codes - B:BGP D:Connected I:ISIS O:OSPF R:RIP S:Static; Cost - Dist/Metric 
BGP Codes - i:iBGP e:eBGP 
ISIS Codes - L1:Level-1 L2:Level-2 
OSPF Codes - i:Inter Area 1:External Type 1 2:External Type 2 s:Sham Link 
STATIC Codes - d:DHCPv6 
Destination Gateway Port Cost Type Uptime src-vrf 
1 10.172.11.76/30 DIRECT eth 2/2 0/0 D 104d 
2 10.172.96.0/26 DIRECT ve 310 0/0 D 104d 
3 10.172.96.64/26 DIRECT ve 301 0/0 D 104d 
4 10.172.96.128/26 DIRECT ve 306 0/0 D 104d 
5 10.172.96.192/27 DIRECT ve 306 0/0 D 104d 
6 172.22.3.1/32 DIRECT loopback 2 0/0 D 104d 
7 172.22.3.192/26 DIRECT ve 301 0/0 D 104d 
8 172.99.152.0/24 DIRECT ve 308 0/0 D 104d 
9 172.99.153.0/25 DIRECT ve 302 0/0 D 104d
  • Identify which connected subnet overlaps with the ip/mask you are configuring and resolve the overlap.
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