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Add a Logical Interface

 

You are here: Network > Connectivity > Ports.

To add a logical interface:

  1. Select an interface and click the add icon (+) available on the upper right side of the Ports page.

    The Add Interface page appears.

  2. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 1.
  3. Click OK to save the changes. If you want to discard your changes, click Cancel instead.

    If you click OK, a new logical interface with the provided configuration is created.

Table 1 provides guidelines on using the fields on the Add Interface page.

Table 1: Fields on the Add Interface Page

Field

Description

General

Unit

Enter the logical unit number.

Description

Enter the description for the interface.

Vlan Id

Enter the VLAN ID

Multi Tenancy Type

Select an option from the list:

  • None

  • Logical System

  • Tenant

Logical System

Select a logical system from the list.

Note: This option is available when you select the multitenancy type as logical system.

Tenant

Select a tenant from the list.

Note: This option is available when you select the multitenancy type as tenant.

Zone

Select a zone form the list.

Protocol (family)
IPv4 Address

IPv4 Address/DHCP configuration

Select the check box to enable this option.

Enable DHCP

Select this option to enable Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).

Enable address configuration

Select this option to add IPv4 address.

To add IPv4 address:

  1. Click +.
  2. Enter the following details:
    • IPv4 Address—Enter an IPv4 address.

    • Web Auth—Click Configure and enable the options, Enable Http, Enable Https, and Redirect to Https. Then, click OK to save changes.

    • ARP—Click Edit.

      In the ARP Address page, click + and enter the IPv4 Address, MAC Address, and select Publish.

      Click OK to save the changes.

IPv6 Address

IPv6 Address/DHCP configuration

Select the check box to enable this option.

Note: Not available for irb interface

Enable DHCP

Select this option to enable DHCP.

Enable address configuration

Select this option to add IPv6 address.

To add IPv6 address:

  1. Click +.
  2. Enter an IPv6 address.
Ethernet Switching

Ethernet Switching configuration

Select the check box to enable this option.

Note: Not available for irb interface

Interface Mode

Select an option from the list:

  • access—Configures a logical interface to accept untagged packets.

  • trunk—Configures a single logical interface to accept packets tagged with any VLAN ID.

Recovery Timeout

Enter a period of time in seconds that the interface remains in a disabled state due to a port error prior to automatic recovery.

VLAN Member

Select a VLAN member from the list.

VoIP VLAN

Select a VLAN name from the list to be sent from the authenticating server to the IP phone.

Configure Vlan(s)

Select a VLAN from the Available column and move it to Selected column using the right arrow.

All Vlans

Select this option to select any available VLANs.

General- ge

Description

Enter a description for the interface.

MTU (Bytes)

Enter the MTU in bytes.

Speed

Select the speed from the list: 10 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 1 Gbps, or None.

Link Mode

Select the link mode from the list: Half Duplex, Full Duplex, and None.

Loopback

Select this option if you want the interface to loop back.

Flow Control

Select this option to enable flow control, which regulates the flow of packets from the router to the remote side of the connection.

Enable Auto Negotiation

Select this option to enable autonegotiation.

Enable Per Unit Scheduler

Select this option to enable the association of scheduler maps with logical interfaces.

Enable Vlan Tagging

Select this option to enable the reception and transmission of 802.1Q VLAN-tagged frames on the interface.

Source MAC Filter

Add

Click + and enter the MAC address to assign it to the interface.

Delete

Select a MAC address and click X.

MAC Limit

Enter a value for MAC addresses to be associated with a VLAN.

Range: 1 through 131071.

Packet Action

Select an option from the list:

  • drop—Drop packets with new source MAC addresses, and do not learn the new source MAC addresses.

  • drop-and-log—Drop packets with new source MAC addresses, and generate an alarm, an SNMP trap, or a system log entry

  • log—Hold packets with new source MAC addresses, and generate an alarm, an SNMP trap, or a system log entry.

  • none—Forward packets with new source MAC addresses, and learn the new source MAC address.

  • shutdown—Disable the specified interface, and generate an alarm, an SNMP trap, or a system log entry.

General- lt

Unit

Enter a logical unit number.

Encapsulation

Select an option from the list:

  • Ethernet

  • Ethernet-VPLS

Peer Unit

Enter a peer unit number.

Multi Tenancy Type

Select an option from the list:

  • None

  • Logical System

  • Tenant

Logical System

Select a logical system from the list.

Note: This option is available when you select the multitenancy type as logical system.

Tenant

Select a tenant from the list.

Note: This option is available when you select the multitenancy type as tenant.

IP Address

Click Add and enter an IP address.

Select an IP address and click Delete to delete the selected IP address.

st0

Tunnel Interface st0

Enter the logical unit number.

Zone

Select a zone from the list.

Description

Enter the description for the interface.

Unnumbered

Select this option to fetch interface from which an unnumbered interface borrows an IPv4 address.

Numbered

Select this option to fetch interface from which a numbered interface borrows an IPv4 or IPv6 address.

IPv4 Address

Enter an IPv4 address.

IPv4 Subnet Mask

Enter a subnet mask for the IPv4 address.

IPv6 Address

Enter an IPv4 address.

IPv6 Subnet Mask

Enter a subnet mask for the IPv6 address.

Multipoint

St Interface Configuration

Select the check box to enable this option.

Automatic

Select this option to automatically fetch next hop tunnel address.

Manual

Click + to add next hop tunnel address and VPN name.

Select an existing next hop address and click X to delete it.

Routing Protocols

Enable Routing Protocols

Select an option:

  • all—Select this option to enable all protocols routing on the routing device.

  • OSPF—Select this option to enable OSPF routing on the routing device.

  • BGP—Select this option to enable BGP routing on the routing device.

  • RIP—Select this option to enable RIP routing on the routing device.