This article describes trunk ports and access ports on Datto Switches.
- Datto Switches
Trunk ports connect network equipment such as switches to switches or switches to a router. These types of ports can carry multiple VLANs and will accept 802.1q VLAN-tagged packets.
To set a trunk port on a Datto Switch
- Add the desired VLANs to Tagged VLANs
- Leave the PVID and Untagged VLANs as 1
Access ports connect endpoints in the network, such as a computer or VoIP phone. These ports will designate which VLAN the end client is using.
To set an access port on a Datto Switch
- Add the desired VLAN to the PVID and Untagged VLANs fields. These two fields should almost always match.
- You can leave the default Allowed Tagged VLANs as is.