Switches: Jumbo Frames

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This article describes how to enable and configure jumbo frames on a Open Mesh Switch.

Environment

  • Open Mesh Switches

Overview

Ethernet frames, as specified by the IEEE 802.3 standard, transmit a Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) of 1500 bytes. Jumbo Frames support an MTU of up to 9216 bytes.

Ensure all devices connected to the switch can process the Ethernet MTU size set on your switch.

Procedure

1. Navigate to Manage -> Switches, and select a switch.

2. Click on Switch Settings.

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Figure 1: Switch Settings

3. Click on the Jumbo Frames dropdown to reveal settings, and click the Enable checkbox to interact with them.

fig2.pngFigure 2: Enabling the setting

4. Set an Ethernet MTU Size. This can be up to 9216 MTUs.

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Figure 3: Ethernet MTU Size

5. Hit Save Switch Settings.

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