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The Address Table Advanced menu contains the following options:

Static Addresses

The Static Addresses screen contains a list of static MAC addresses. Static Addresses are added and removed from the Static Addresses screen. To prevent static MAC addresses from being deleted when the device is reset, ensure the port attached to the MAC address is locked.

To configure the Static MAC Address table:

  1. Click Switching > Address Table > Advanced > Static Addresses. The Static Addresses screen displays:

    Figure 4-31

  2. The Static Addresses screen contains the following fields:

    • VLAN ID - Select the VLAN ID number to which the entry refers.
    • MAC Address - Enter the MAC address to which the entry refers.
    • Interface - Enter the interface to which the entry refers.
    • Status - Select the MAC Address duration period within the table. The possible field values are:
      • Permanent - The MAC address is permanent.
      • Delete on Reset - The MAC address is deleted when the device is reset.
      • Delete on Timeout - The MAC address is deleted when the Address Aging Interval expires.
      • Secure - The MAC Address is defined for locked interfaces.
  3. Select the address table entry.
  4. Enter the MAC Address and Interface in the provided fields in the first row.
  5. Select the MAC Address duration period Status from the list in the provided field in the first row.
  6. Click Apply to update the device.

Dynamic Addresses

The Dynamic Addresses screen contains information about the aging time before a dynamic MAC address is erased.

To configure the Dynamic MAC Address table:

  1. Click Switching > Address Table > Advanced > Dynamic Addresses. The Dynamic Addresses screen displays:

    Figure 4-32

  2. The Dynamic Addresses screen contains the following field:

    • Address Aging - Enter the amount of time the MAC address remains in the Dynamic MAC Address table before it is timed out if no traffic from the source is detected. The range is 10 - 630 seconds. The default value is 300 seconds.
  3. Enter the Address Aging in the provided field in the first row.
  4. Click Apply to update the device.

Address Table

The Advanced Address Table screen displays the MAC Address table according to the defined categories.

To query the Advanced MAC Address Table:

  1. Click Switching > Address Table > Advanced > Address Table. The Advanced Address Table screen displays:

    Figure 4-33

  2. The Advanced Address Table screen contains the following fields:

    • Search By - Display the MAC Address which can be sorted according to VLAN ID, MAC Address or Interface. The possible field values are:
      • VLAN ID - Display the MAC Address table entries that relate to the specific VLAN ID.
      • MAC Address - Display the MAC Address table entries that relate to MAC Address.
      • Interface - Display the MAC Address table entries that relate to the specific interface.
    • VLAN ID - Displays the VLAN ID number to which the entry refers.
    • MAC Address - Displays the MAC address to which the entry refers.
    • Interface - Displays the interface to which the entry refers.
  3. Select the Search By key from the list in the provided field.
  4. Enter the value to be searched for in the provided box.
  5. Click Go to execute the query.

To delete all addresses from the Advanced Address Table:

  1. Click Switching > Address Table > Advanced > Address Table. The Advanced Address Table screen displays.
  2. Click Clear All to delete all entries in the address table.

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