Enabling or Disabling Interfaces

Certain of the Cloud Edge appliance's interfaces might be enabled or disabled by default, depending on the deployment mode. In certain configurations, you might not be able to disable some interfaces.

Note:

You cannot disable the MGMT port in any deployment mode.

Figure 1. Cloud Edge 70 in Routing Mode

You enable or disable interfaces from the Cloud Edge on-premises console.

  • Routing Mode: LAN2 and LAN3 are enabled by default.

    You can disable or re-enable these interfaces at any time.

  • Bridge Mode: LAN2 and LAN3 are disabled by default.

    You can enable or disable these interfaces at any time.

  • Software Switch: LAN2 and LAN3 are automatically enabled when you add them as a software switch interface.

    You cannot disable an interface if it is part of a Software Switch configuration.

Note:

The Cloud Edge 300 appliance does not have the LAN3 interface.

  1. From the Cloud Edge on-premises console, go to Network > Interfaces.
  2. Do one of the following:
    1. For the interface that you want to enable, click the Enable icon ().
    2. For the interface that you want to disable, click the Disable icon ().