Configure a Bypass Pair

Let us learn to configure a bypass pair.
  1. Navigate to
    MAP
    Claimed Devices
    .
  2. Select a device and from the ellipsis menu, select
    Configure the device
    .
  3. Select
    Interfaces
    .
  4. Select a port.
  5. For
    Admin Up
    , select
    Yes
    .
  6. (Optional)
    Enter a
    Description
    .
  7. Select
    Bypass Pair
    as the
    Interface Type
    .
  8. For
    Pair With
    , choose a pairing port to create a bypass pair and then click
    Done
    .
    Set one port as WAN and the second as LAN on the Couple Ports to create a Bypass Pair pop-up.
  9. For
    Propagate LAN State?
    , leave the default as
    No
    or select
    Yes
    to propagate the link state of a LAN port to its corresponding WAN port.
  10. For
    Use These Ports For
    , select either
    Internet
    , or
    Private WAN
    ,
    LAN
    , or
    Private L2
    .
    The LAN option is used for configuring the branch ION device in a cluster for high availability.
  11. Toggle
    Scope
    as
    Global
    or
    Local
    for Internet and Private WAN.
  12. (Optional)
    Choose a
    Circuit Label
    .
  13. Choose
    DHCP
    for the
    Configuration
    field.
    If DHCP Relay functions are required, change
    Add DHCP Relay
    from
    No
    to
    Yes
    .
    If Configuration selected is
    Static
    , enter an IP address and mask for the interface. Enter a Default Gateway for the interface. Wherever applicable, enter DNS servers. Up to three DNS servers may be configured.
    Configuration will not be applicable for Private Layer 2.
  14. For
    Attached Networks
    ,
    (optional)
    add the VLAN Network details.
    1. Click
      Add VLAN
      .
    2. On the
      New VLAN Entry
      pop-up, enter a
      VLAN ID
      ,
      LAN
      Network Router IP Address
      ,
      Scope
      , and
      Network Context
      .
    3. Click
      Create
      .
  15. Save Bypass Pair
    .
    You can also create a sub-interface on a bypass pair. If the bypass pair is used for Internet or Private WAN, then the parent interface will be the WAN port. If the bypass pair is used for LAN, then the parent interface will be the LAN port. Each sub-interface should be configured with its own VLAN, IP and subnet.

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