Legacy Open Mesh: Switches: VLAN



This article describes how to create VLANs using Open Mesh Switches.


  • Open Mesh Switches


Virtual LAN (VLAN) is a Layer 2 configuration that groups together devices to behave as if they were on the same wire. Traffic is tagged with an ID, and subsequent ports on other Open Mesh Switches will only process traffic with that ID.



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

2. Click Port Settings.

mceclip0.pngFigure 1: Port settings

3. Select your desired port(s), then click Configure.

mceclip1.pngFigure 2: Selecting and configuring a port

4. Click the drop-down to reveal settings for VLANs.

5. Click Save Switch Settings to save all modified settings.


You can configure the following VLAN settings:

mceclip2.pngFigure 3: VLAN Settings

  • PVID: This setting lets you input a VLAN ID that will tag incoming packets.
  • Untagged VLAN: This lets you input a VLAN ID that is stripped from outgoing packets if incoming packets have the same ID.
  • Tagged VLANs: This setting lets you input a VLAN ID. If an incoming packet matches this ID, the switch will forward this packet to the specified VLAN.
  • Enable Voice VLAN: This enables the Voice VLAN feature for this port. Read the Voice VLAN article for more information.
By default, tagged VLAN IDs 991-994 are defined to enable roaming VLANs across Open Mesh Access Points.
Do not remove the PVID or Untagged VLAN ID of 1 for an uplink port, as this is used in the check-in process.

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