Layer 1 Configuration – Virtual Wire

Switch Mode

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

Manager 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.

Manager 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.

Manager 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



Manager Layer 1 Virtual Wire Switch Mode Details


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