Configuration and explanation of VLAN (Trunk/Access/PVID) on Nebula switch

Zyxel_Adam
Zyxel_Adam Posts: 242  Zyxel Employee
edited July 1 in Port & VLAN settings
This article demonstrates that the way to configure VLAN on NCC and includes explanation on every VLAN options.

For configuring VLAN(s), the page is located at Switch > Configure > Switch ports

Step1: 
Select a switch port and click edit.


Step2: Choose wanted type and configure the rest.
There are two options for type: Trunk / Access

You may specify VLANs by your own in Allowed VLANs instead of "all".




You may select "Access" to type when you would like to use "Voice VLAN" for a port. 





Explanation for options.
Access:
To configure the port as an access port which can carry traffic for just one VLAN. Frames received on the port are tagged with the port VLAN ID.
Trunk:
To configure the port as a trunk port which can carry traffic for multiple VLANs over a link. A trunk port is usually connected to a router, switch, and server.
PVID(Port VLAN ID):
It is a tag that adds to incoming untagged frames received on a port so that the frames are forwarded to the VLAN group that the tag defines. You may consider it as native VLAN.
Allowed VLANs:
(This field is only available when you select Trunk in the Type field.)
Specify the VLANs from which the traffic comes, it is allowed to be transmitted or received on the port(s)

VLAN Type:
This field is available only when you select Access in the Type field.
Note: This port is a regular access port and follows the device’s access port rules.

1. Voice VLAN: Apply the Voice VLAN settings from Switch > Configure > Switch settings to this port.

2. Vendor ID based VLAN: Apply the Vendor ID based VLAN settings from Switch > Configure > Switch settings to this port.



Need more detail of configuration regarding Voice VLAN and Vendor ID based VLAN ? Click them!

Adam