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About the Port Profiles Page

 

To access this page, select Configuration > SD-LAN > Port Profiles in Customer Portal.

Use this page to view, edit, clone, and delete port profiles. A port profile authenticates supplicants (users and devices such as a printer) trying to access network resources and configure parameters such as flow control, link mode, storm control, MAC limit, and so on, on the switch ports. If you include firewall filters for egress and ingress traffic in the port profile, you can permit or deny access to network resources granularly based on source and destination IP addresses, MAC addresses, ports, and protocols in the packets.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

  • Add a port profile—See Add Port Profiles.

  • Edit, clone, or delete a port profile—See Edit, Clone, and Delete Port Profiles.

  • Clear the selected port profiles—Click Clear All Selections to clear any port profiles that you have selected.

  • Search for port profiles using keywords—Click the search icon and enter the search term in the text box and press Enter. The search results are displayed on the same page.

Field Descriptions

Table 1 describes the fields on the Port Profiles page.

Table 1: Fields on the Port Profiles Page

Field

Description

Profile Name

Name of the port profile.

Description

Description of the port profile.

Port Mode

Operating mode defined in the profile for a port—Trunk, Access.

Port Authentication Profile

Authentication profile assigned on the port.

Firewall Filter (Ingress)

Firewall filter assigned for the ingress traffic.

Firewall Filter (Egress)

Firewall filter assigned for the egress traffic.