to define virtual
wires after you have specified two virtual wire interfaces on the
Virtual Wire Settings
Virtual Wire Name
Enter a virtual wire name (up to
This name appears in the list of virtual wires when configuring
interfaces. The name is case-sensitive and must be unique. Use only
letters, numbers, spaces, hyphens, and underscores.
Select two Ethernet interfaces from the
displayed list for the virtual wire configuration. Interfaces are
listed here only if they have the virtual wire interface type and
have not been assigned to another virtual wire.
Enter the tag number (0-4094) or range of
tag numbers (tag1-tag2) for the traffic allowed on the virtual wire.
A tag value of zero (default) indicates untagged traffic. Multiple
tags or ranges must be separated by commas. Traffic that has an
excluded tag value is dropped.
Tag values are not changed
on incoming or outgoing packets.
When utilizing virtual
wire subinterfaces, the
will cause all traffic with the listed tags to be classified to
the parent virtual wire. Virtual wire subinterfaces must utilize
tags that do not exist in the parent's
Select if you want to be able to apply security
rules to multicast traffic. If this setting is not enabled, multicast
traffic is forwarded across the virtual wire.
Link State Pass Through
Select if you want to bring down the other
interface in a virtual wire pair when a down link state is detected.
If you do not select or you disable this option, link status is
not propagated across the virtual wire.