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Viewing Interfaces Configuration Page Options

Procedure

  1. Select Configure>Interfaces>Ports in the J-Web user interface.

    The Interfaces configuration page appears. Table 122 explains the contents of this page.

  2. Click one:
    • Add or +—Add a new or duplicate interface configuration. See Table 123.

    • Edit or /—Edit the selected interface configuration.

    • Delete or X—Delete the selected interface configuration.

  3. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the configuration and returns to the main configuration page.

    • Commit Options>Commit—Commits the configuration and returns to the main configuration page.

    • Cancel—Cancels your entries and returns to the main configuration page.

  4. Click Switch to L2 mode to switch between L2 and L3 mode and vice versa. Table 124 explains the contents of this page.

    Note This feature is not supported on SRX1500 devices.

    This feature is not supported in Junos OS Release 15.1 and later.

Table 122: Interfaces Configuration Page

Field

Function

Interface

Displays the interface name. Logical interfaces configured under this interface appear in a collapsible list under the physical interface.

Admin status

Displays the administrative status of the interface. Status can be either Up or Down.

Link Status

Displays the operational status of the link. Status can be either Up or Down.

IP Address

Displays the configured IP addresses. Multiple IP addresses configured on one logical interface are displayed in a collapsible list under the logical interface.

Zone

Displays the security zone with which this interface is associated.

MTU

Displays the maximum transmission unit value for this physical interface.

Speed

Displays the Interface speed (10 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 1 Gbps, or Auto).

Link Mode

Displays the link mode status for this interface. Status can be Active, Passive, or None.

Auto Negotiation

Displays the auto negotiation status of the interface. Status can be either Enabled or Disabled.

Table 123: Viewing Interfaces Configuration Details

Field FunctionAction

Filter

Interface Type

Displays the list of interfaces available on the device.

Note: By default, only interfaces ge and fe are displayed. Others are hidden.

Select an option.

Interface State

Displays the state options. The options available are:

  • Admin Up

  • Link Up

  • Admin Up and Link Down

  • Admin Down

Select an option.

Zone Association

Displays the list of security zones available.

Select an option.

Go

Displays the list of interfaces based on the interface type, interface state, or zone association that you have used to filter the interface information.

Clear

Clears the filter options that you have selected and displays all the interfaces.

Expand All

Expands the tree under the interfaces.

Global Settings

Opens a window, where you can configure all the interfaces on the device with respect to MAC table size, MAC limit, and packet action.

MAC Table size—Specify the size of MAC address forwarding table.

MAC Limit—Specify the maximum number of MAC addresses learned per interface. The range is between 1 and 65,535.

Packet Action—Specify the action when MAC limit is reached. The options available are: drop, drop-and-log, log, none, and shutdown.

Add

Adds a new or duplicate logical interface configuration.

Select any of the listed Interface and select Add>Logical Interface.

Edit

Edits the selected interface configuration.

Select any of the listed Interface and select Edit.

Disable

Disables the selected interface.

 

Delete

Deletes the selected interface.

 

Procedure

To edit an interface:

  1. Select the Interface that you want to edit from the listed rows, and click Edit.

    The Edit interface <interface name> page appears.

  2. Enter the description for the interface in the Description field.
  3. Enter the MTU in bytes.
  4. Select the speed from the listed options: 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 1 Gbps, 10 Gbps, or None.

    Note Starting Junos OS 18.1R1, in an SRX4600 device if you have inserted an SFP module, then you can configure the speed of XE (1 Gbps or 10 Gbps) ports in the SFP module.

  5. Select the Link Mode from the listed options: Half Duplex, Full Duplex, and None.
  6. Select Loopback, if you want the interface to loop back.
  7. Select or deselect Flow Control, Enable Auto Negotiation, Enable Per Unit Scheduler, and Enable VLAN Tagging based on your preference.
  8. Click Add if you want to assign a MAC Address to the interface.
  9. Enter the MAC limit. The range is from 1 through 65535.
  10. Select the action to be taken on the packet from the options: drop, drop-and-log, log, none, and shutdown
  11. Click OK to save the interface settings.

Table 124: L2/L3 Switching Mode

Field FunctionAction

Switch to L2 mode

Management IP

Specifies the management IP address.

Caution: When you click Switch to L2 mode, the following confirm message appears: “Transitioning to L2 Transparent mode might fail due to some security configurations like (NAT, IPSEC, VPN). Are you sure you want to proceed?”

Note: This confirm message appears only when the security configurations like (NAT, IPSEC, VPN) were available in L3 mode.

Enter a valid IP address for the management interface.

Caution: When you enter the management IP address and click OK, the following confirm message appears: “During this action, the device will be rebooted and J-Web connectivity will be lost. Are you sure you want to continue?”

Switch to L3 mode

Management IP

Specifies the management IP address.

Enter a valid IP address for the management interface.

Management Interface

Displays the list of interfaces available on the device.

Select an option.

Caution: When you select the interface and click OK, the following confirm message appears: “During this action, the device will be rebooted and J-Web connectivity will be lost. Are you sure you want to continue?”

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