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Retaining the VLAN Identifier for VLAN Transparency

Aug 29, 2013

You can configure a load balancing virtual server to retain the client's VLAN identifier in packets that are to be forwarded to servers. The virtual server must be a wildcard virtual server of type ANY, and must be functioning in MAC mode.

To configure a load balancing virtual server to retain the client VLAN ID by using the command line interface

At the command prompt, type the following command to configure a load balancing virtual server to retain the client VLAN ID and verify the configuration:

  • set lb vserver <name> -m MAC -macmodeRetainvlan ENABLED
  • show lb vserver <name>

To configure a load balancing virtual server to retain the client VLAN ID by using the configuration utility

  1. Navigate to Traffic Management > Load Balancing > Virtual Servers, and open a virtual server.
  2. In Advanced Settings, select Traffic Settings, and select Retain VLAN ID.