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Traceback on adding interface to bridge with configured ip address
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Commands to reproduce:

set interfaces bridge br0 member interface eth1.10
set interfaces ethernet eth1 vif 10 address


[email protected]# commit

Can not add interface "eth1.10" to bridge, it has an address assigned!

[[interfaces bridge br0]] failed
[ interfaces ethernet eth1 ]
VyOS had an issue completing a command.

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Report time:      2021-11-15 15:25:21
Image version:    VyOS 1.4-rolling-202111150317
Release train:    sagitta

Built by:         [email protected]
Built on:         Mon 15 Nov 2021 03:17 UTC
Build UUID:       0275648c-c4fe-4497-9e59-859f38c01725
Build commit ID:  22a1b786c3c17c

Architecture:     x86_64
Boot via:         installed image
System type:      KVM guest

Hardware vendor:  QEMU
Hardware model:   Standard PC (i440FX + PIIX, 1996)
Hardware S/N:     
Hardware UUID:    024d0f96-39e7-4757-843d-a782aaa9b9c0

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/libexec/vyos/conf_mode/", line 198, in <module>
  File "/usr/libexec/vyos/conf_mode/", line 147, in verify
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/vyos/", line 315, in verify_vlan_config
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/vyos/", line 216, in verify_address
    'Cannot assign address to interface "{ifname}" as it is a '
KeyError: 'ifname'

cmd 'ethtool --show-pause eth1'
returned (out):

returned (err):
netlink error: Operation not supported

[[interfaces ethernet eth1]] failed
Commit failed


Difficulty level
Normal (likely a few hours)
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
Is it a breaking change?
Unspecified (possibly destroys the router)
Issue type
Bug (incorrect behavior)