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Smart Ports Configuration for Routers on ESW500 Series Switches


Fri, 07/08/2016 - 11:10
Apr 26th, 2016
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The Smart Ports wizards provide network managers with a quick and simple solution to configure the devices. Port settings for various network devices can be configured. The Smart Port Router page allows the network administrators to manage network settings between routers. 

This article explains how to configure Smart Ports for routers on ESW500 Series Switches.

Applicable Devices

• ESW500 Series Switches

Configuration of Smart Ports for Routers

Step 1. Log in to the Switch Configuration Utility to open the System Dashboard page.

Step 2. Click Smart Ports Wizard under the Ports area on the System Dashboard page. The Smart Ports Setting page opens:

Step 3. Choose a port or range of ports. You can choose one or more then 1 ports. The available port range is from 1 to 8.

Step 4. Choose Router from the Assign Profile drop-down list.

Step 5. Click Next. The Smart Ports Router Settings page opens:

The Smart Ports Router Settings page contains the following fields:

• Ports — The port to which Smart Port wizard settings are applied .

• VLAN Port Mode — The VLAN port mode enabled on the port .

• Trunk Native VLAN ID — The untagged packets at ingress received by VLAN.

• Port Security Mode — The locked port type.

• Trunk Allowed VLANs — VLANs that are allowed to receive untagged packets at egress.

• Broadcast Storm Control — The percentage of Broadcast Storm Control enabled on the port. The default value is 10% of the port speed.

• QoS Policy — Indicates that the default QoS policy settings are applied to the port. The Default policy is router-map.

• Macro Description — The type of device connected to the port. For routers, this field always displays Routers.

Step 6. Choose a VLAN from the Trunk Native VLAN ID drop-down list.

Step 7. Click Allow to add the VLANs in the Allowed VLANs list.

Step 8. Click Exclude to remove the VLANs from the Allowed VLANs list.

Step 9. Click Apply. The Router port settings are saved and the device is updated.

Step 10. Click OK. The Smart Ports Setting page opens again.



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