DOCA0142EN-06

Ethernet

Description

The ETHERNET page allows you to define the physical Ethernet connection speed and transmission rate for the Ethernet ports.

The users with Installer or Engineer roles can change the Ethernet settings.

For Ethernet settings, after clicking Apply Changes, a pop-up message is displayed for confirmation to restart the interface to apply the new settings:

  • Click Yes to restart and apply the setting changes.

  • Click No to cancel the setting modifications and return to the last saved settings.

Navigation to the Ethernet Page

To view the ETHERNET page, click SETTINGS > COMMUNICATION > ETHERNET.

Ethernet Settings

Parameter

Description

Value

MAC Address

A unique media access control address of an IFE interface. The MAC address is written on the label which is placed on the side of the IFE interface.

Frame Format

Used to select the format for data sent over an Ethernet connection.

  • Ethernet II

  • 802.3

  • Auto (default setting)

Port Control Settings

Parameter

Description

Value

ETH1 Mode

Used to define the physical Ethernet connection speed and transmission mode for Ethernet port 1.

Auto-negotiation (default setting)

ETH2 Mode

Used to define the physical Ethernet connection speed and transmission for Ethernet port 2.

Auto-negotiation (default setting)

Broadcast Storm Protection Settings

Parameter

Description

Value

Enable

Enables the Broadcast Storm Protection (enabled by default).

Level

Allows you to select the broadcast storm protection level. The level value corresponds to a committed information rate (CIR) value, that is, the amount of traffic entering the switch port from which the storm protection drops entering the broadcast traffic.

Broadcast storm protection level:

  • 1: Highest (1000)

  • 2: High (2000)

  • 3: Medium-High (3000)

  • 4: Medium-Low (4000), Default setting

  • 5: Low (5000)

  • 6: Lowest (6000)

NOTE: The level value corresponds to the committed information rate.

Committed information rate

Displays the read-only value of the broadcast storm protection level.

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