How to configure the switch with a port name to quickly identify directly connected devices

Zyxel_Arisa
Zyxel_Arisa Posts: 25  Zyxel Employee
edited July 1 in Other Topics
The example shows administrators how to configure the switch with a port name to quickly identify directly connected devices. By doing this, administrators and quickly identify which port connects to which device, location, or section of the network.

Note:
All network IP addresses and subnet masks are used as examples in this article. Please replace them with your actual network IP addresses and subnet masks. This example was tested using XGS4600-32 (Firmware Version: V4.50).


1. Configure Switch-1

1-1. Enter the web GUI and go to Menu > Basic Setting > Port Setup. Type the name of each directly connected devices on the corresponding port name. For example, you can type Switch-2 in port 2 and AP in port 3. Then click “Apply”.


1-2. Click Save to save the configuration.



2. Test the Result

2-1. Go to Menu > Maintenance > Port Status. You will see the name you type in the column of name.