Layer 1 Configuration – Physical Ports

Switch Mode

Selecting Overview → Manage → Layer 1 → Manage Ports displays the Manage Ports dashboard with a list of any existing Manage Ports settings. ,

Select the desired Fabric from the left side navigation bar and the dashboard updates showing all Manage Ports configurations from all switches within the Fabric.

The dashboard displays a list of existing Switch Mode entries by Switch. Additional parameters include: port, speed, autoneg, jumbo, enable, routing, loopback, lldp, config, egress-rate-limit, eth-mode, lacp-priority, edge-switch, vxlan-termination, port-mac-address, send-port, loop-vlans, host-enable, crc-check, dscp-map, local-switching and status.

You sort the list of entries in the dashboard using the up / down arrows above each of the columns to sort the information as needed.

Fabric Manage Physical Ports Manage Ports Fabric Dashboard

Selecting an individual Switch from the fabric updates the dashboard with only the Manage Port settings for that switch.


The dashboard displays a list of existing Switch Mode entries by port. Additional parameters include: speed, autoneg, jumbo, enable, routing, loopback, lldp, config, egress-rate-limit, eth-mode, lacp-priority, edge-switch, vxlan-termination, port-mac-address, send-port, loop-vlans, host-enable, crc-check, dscp-map, local-switching and status.

You sort the list of entries in the dashboard using the up / down arrows above each of the columns to sort the information as needed.

Fabric Manage Physical Ports Manage Ports Fabric Dashboard

To obtain detailed information about a Switch click on an entry in the dashboard.

A Details pane opens displaying the configuration information about the Port settings.

Click X to close the viewing pane.

Fabric Manage Physical Ports Manage Ports Fabric Dashboard

You modify an entry using the Edit function by selecting the Cog icon.

To modify the Port Configuration click the Edit icon to make changes to the Port Configuration parameters which include:

  • intf – physical interface


Fabric Manage Physical Ports Manage Ports Modify a Port Configuration

Additional field parameters are modified by clicking on the icon for Additional Fields.

Enter the parameter settings for:



  • speed – physical port speed
  • autoneg – physical port auto negotiation
  • jumbo – jumbo frames on physical port
  • enable – physical port enable
  • reflect – physical port reflection
  • pause – physical port pause (checkbox)
  • description – physical port description
  • loopback – physical port loopback
  • routing – routing (checkbox)
  • fec  – port forward error correction (FEC) mode
  • eth-mode – physical Ethernet mode
  • lacp-priority – LACP priority from 1 to 65535 - default 32768
  • egress-rate-limit – max egress port data rate limit
  • edge-switch – physical port edge switch (checkbox)
  • vxlan-termination – physical port vxlan termination setting
  • receive-only  – physical port mirror only
  • port-mac-address – physical port MAC Address
  • send-port – send port
  • loop-vlans – looping vlans
  • defer-bringup – defer port bringup (checkbox)
  • host-enable – Host facing port control setting (checkbox)
  • crc-check – CRC check on ingress and rewrite on egress
  • dscp-map – DSCP map name to enable on port
  • local-switching – no-local-switching port cannot bridge traffic to another no-local-switching port
  • allowed-tpid – Allowed TPID in addition to 0x8100 on Vlan header
  • fabric-guard –  Fabric guard configuration (checkbox)



Fabric Manage Physical Ports Manage Ports Modify Ports


Click Save to continue or Cancel to return to the previous screen without saving any changes.