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Ethernet Configuration (Dual Port)

Description

This page allows to configure the Ethernet ports.

Ethernet Ports Configuration Procedure

Step

Action

Result

1

From the Link150 menu bar, click Settings.

Opens the Settings menu.

2

From the Settings menu, in the Communication submenu, click Ethernet Configuration (Dual Port).

Displays the Ethernet port settings options.

3

Select frame format, speed and mode for Ethernet port 1 and port 2, and protection level.

Selects the Ethernet port options.

4

Click Apply Changes.

Updates the Ethernet port settings of Link150 gateway.

Ethernet

Parameter

Description

Settings

MAC address

A unique media access control address of the Link150 gateway. The MAC address is printed on the side label of the Link150 gateway.

-

Frame format

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

  • Ethernet II

  • 802.3

  • Auto (Factory setting)

Ethernet Port 1 Control

Parameter

Description

Port 1 Enable

Allows Ethernet port 1 to be disabled if unused. This option is not available if Ethernet port 2 is disabled, or if both ports have active links.

Speed and Mode

Allows to select different speed and transmission mode.

For the auto-negotiation option, the Link150 gateway automatically negotiates the physical Ethernet connection speed and transmission mode for Ethernet port 1.

Ethernet Port 2 Control

Parameter

Description

Port 2 Enable

Allows Ethernet port 2 to be disabled if unused. This option is not available if Ethernet port 1 is disabled, or if both ports have active links.

Speed and Mode

Allows to select different speed and transmission mode.

For the auto-negotiation option, the Link150 gateway automatically negotiates the physical Ethernet connection speed and transmission for Ethernet port 2.

Broadcast Storm Protection

Parameter

Description

Settings

Enable

Enables the broadcast storm protection.

-

Protection Level

Defines the storm protection level. The Link150 gateway limits the amount of information it broadcasts or rebroadcasts (based on this setting) to reduce collisions or network traffic.

NOTE: If the level is changed, you are prompted to restart the device to implement changes.
  • Highest

  • High

  • Medium high

  • Medium low

  • Low

  • Lowest

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