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Port Schedules


The MS Series port schedule feature allows you to setup recurring time-based ports easily with just a few clicks.

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Under Switching > Configure > Port schedules, you can setup up to five custom port schedules. In the example below, "Energy saving mode" is the name of our port schedule and enables ports seven days a week between the hours of 8AM and 5PM PST. The local time zone is based on settings under Network-Wide > Configure > General

Once you create a port schedule, simply apply it to desired ports under Switching > Monitor > Switch ports.

If you configure a port to be disabled and then apply a port schedule, the disabled port takes precedence over any port schedule applied.

Configuring Port Schedules

Port schedules can be configured by navigating to Switching > Configure > Port schedules.

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Note: Each network can have at most five port schedules.

Applying Port Schedules

Port schedules can be applied to a switch port by navigating to Switching > Monitor > Switch ports.

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Port Schedules are executed from dashboard and changes to schedules are queued and processed every 30 minutes. In the event a port scheduled is changed, it may take up to 30 minutes to be activated.


Muting Notifications

The dashboard can be configured to generate email and webhook alerts if an MR gateway becomes unreachable. These alerts can be unnecessary if the MR is going offline due to a port schedule and therefore can be disabled by toggling the mute notification setting under Network-wide > Configure > Alerts. This feature can also be configured via the API using the endpoint /networks/{networkId}/alerts/settings.

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