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Rename a logical interface

Availability: This command is available to cluster administrators at the admin privilege level.


Use the network interface rename command to change the name of an existing logical interface.


-vserver <vserver> - Vserver Name

Use this parameter to specify the Vserver on which the logical interface to rename is located.

-lif <lif-name> - Logical Interface Name

Use this parameter to specify the name of the logical interface to rename.

-newname <text> - LIF

Use this parameter to specify the new name of the logical interface. For iSCSI and FC LIFs, the name cannot be more than 254 characters.


The following example renames a cluster logical interface named cluslif1 to cluslif4 on a Vserver named vs0.

cluster1::> network interface rename -vserver vs0 -lif cluslif1 -newname cluslif4