Layer 1 Configuration – Port Status

Port Status

Selecting Manager → Layer 1 → Port Status displays the Port Status dashboard with a list of any existing Port Status settings.

UNUM provides access to specific feature help documentation via the Help Button  icon.


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


Note: If no entries exist a "No Data Exists" message is displayed. You must first configure an entry on a switch. Prerequisite settings and configuration may be required.



The dashboard displays a list of existing Port Status entries by Switch.

Additional parameters include: Physical Ports, Auto Neg, Default VLAN, Dfe Coarse, Dfe Fine, Dfe Mode, Eth Mode, Learning, Max Frames, Port Mode, Port Speed, and Port State.

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.

Manager Physical Ports Port Status Fabric Dashboard

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


The dashboard displays a list of existing Port Status entries by Physical Ports. Additional parameters include:Auto Neg,Default VLAN, Dfe Coarse, Dfe Fine, Dfe Mode, Eth Mode, Learning, Max Frames, Port Mode, Port Speed, and Port State.

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.

Manager Physical Ports Port Status Switch 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.

Manager Physical Ports Port Status Switch Details Dashboard


Note: While reviewing the Port Status dashboard you may see the Port State marked as "down". This may be a result of a setting within Manage Ports and the lack of a physical cable connection to the selected port. Please ensure enable  physical port enable is set to "enable" in the Manage Ports dashboard using the Edit function by selecting the Cog  icon. You must connect a physical cable to the port. Otherwise, the port is marked as "down".