Monitoring Ethernet Switching

Purpose

Use the monitoring functionality to view the Ethernet switching page.

Action

To monitor Ethernet switching, select Monitor>Switching>Ethernet Switching in the J-Web user interface.

Meaning

Table 226 summarizes key output fields in the Ethernet switching page.

Table 226: Ethernet Switching Monitoring Page

Field

Value

Additional Information

Ethernet Switching Table Information

VLAN

The VLAN for which Ethernet switching is enabled.

MAC Address

The MAC address associated with the VLAN. If a VLAN range has been configured for a VLAN, the output displays the MAC addresses for the entire series of VLANs that were created with that name.

Type

The type of MAC address. Values are:

  • static—The MAC address is manually created.
  • learn—The MAC address is learned dynamically from a packet's source MAC address.
  • flood—The MAC address is unknown and flooded to all members.

Age

The time remaining before the entry ages out and is removed from the Ethernet switching table.

Interfaces

Interface associated with learned MAC addresses or All-members (flood entry).

MAC Learning Log

VLAN-ID

Displays the VLAN ID.

MAC Address

Displays the learned MAC address.

Time

Displays timestamp when the MAC address was added or deleted from the log.

State

Indicates the MAC address learned on the interface.

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