Layer 1 Configuration – Virtual Wire

Switch Mode

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

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

The dashboard displays a list of existing Switch Mode entries by Switch. Additional parameters include: switch-mode.

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 Layer 1 Virtual Wire Switch Mode Fabric Dashboard


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


The dashboard displays a list of existing Switch Mode entries by switch-mode.

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 Layer 1 Virtual Wire Switch Mode Fabric Dashboard


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

A Details pane opens displaying the configuration information about the Switch Mode.

Click X to close the viewing pane.

Fabric Manage Layer 1 Virtual Wire Switch Mode Details


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

To modify the Switch Mode click the Edit icon to make changes to the Switch Mode parameters which include:

  • switch-mode – switch mode, store-and-forward or virtual-wire



Fabric Manage Layer 1 Virtual Wire Switch Mode Details


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