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vpn 0 interface tunnel-interface vmanage-connection-preference—Set the preference for using a tunnel interface to exchange control traffic with the vManage NMS (on vEdge routers only). Configuring this option is useful for LTE and other links on which you want to minimize traffic.

vManage Feature Template

For vEdge routers only:

Configuration ► Templates ► VPN Interface Cellular (for vEdge cellular wireless routers only)
Configuration ► Templates ► VPN Interface Ethernet
Configuration ► Templates ► VPN Interface PPP

Command Hierarchy

vpn 0
  interface interface-name
      vmanage-connection-preference number


Preference Value
Preference for using the tunnel interface to exchange control traffic with the vManage NMS. The tunnel with the higher value has a greater preference to be used for connections to the vManage NMS. To have a tunnel interface never connect to the vManage NMS, set the preference value to 0. At least one tunnel interface on the vEdge router must have a non-0 preference value.
Range: 0 through 8
Default: 5

Operational Commands

show control local-properties | display xml | include vmanage-connection


Configure a tunnel interface for an LTE interface to be the TLOC that carries control traffic between the vEdge router and the vManage NMS:

vpn 0
 interface ge0/0
  ip address
   color lte
   vmanage-connection-preference 8
  no shutdown

Release Information

Command introduced in Viptela Software Release 16.3.

Additional Information

See the Configuring Network Interfaces article for your software release.

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