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To configure a filter sequence to match packets based on the EtherType field in the Ethernet frame, use the set firewall filter sequence from ether-type command in L2/L3 configuration mode. To remove the EtherType field from the filter sequence, use the delete form of the command.

Command Syntax

set firewall filter filter-name sequence number from ether-type ether-type
delete firewall filter filter-name sequence number from ether-type


filter-nameFilter name.
numberFilter sequence number. The range is 0-9999.
ether-typeEtherType value in decimal form. The range is 0-65535.


The following example configures sequence 2 of the MyFilter filter to match frames with EtherType value 0x0800 (2048 decimal):

admin@XorPlus# set firewall filter MyFilter sequence 2 from ether-type 2048

The following example removes the EtherType value from sequence 2 of the MyFilter filter:

admin@XorPlus# delete firewall filter MyFilter sequence 2 from ether-type
>   ether-type: 2048
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