Product Documentation

Enable Layer 3 Mode

Aug 09, 2017

In the inline mode, the default deployment mode of the appliance, the appliance uses layer 2 bridging. However, to deploy the appliance in virtual inline mode, you must enable layer 3 mode and disable layer 2 mode on the appliance.

  • To enable layer 3 mode and disable layer 2 mode by using the configuration utility

    1. Access the NetScaler instance by clicking the NetScaler instance’s IP address on the Configuration > Instances > NetScaler page. You are logged on to the NetScaler instance automatically.

    2. Navigate to the System > Settings page.

    3. Click the Configure modes link.

    4. In the Configure Modes dialog box, select Layer 3 Mode (IP Forwarding) option.

    5. Clear the Layer 2 Mode option, as shown in following figure.

    6. Click OK.

  • To enable layer 3 mode and disable layer 2 mode by using the command line interface, run the following commands

    ``` pre codeblock

    enable ns mode L3 disable ns mode l2 ```