The example shows administrators how to configure MAC filter to block unwanted traffic.
In this example, Switch-1 will block traffic based on which device sends the packet or which device receives the packet.
Configure MAC filter to block unwanted traffic
Enter web GUI and go to Menu > Advanced Application > Filtering. Check the “Active” box and set the filter Name. Choose the Action as “Discard source”. Key in the MAC you want to block and the VID. Click “Add”.
2. Test the Result
- PC-1 (with MAC address 00:1E:33:27:04:93) fails to ping
- PC-2 can ping Server
3. What could go wrong?
The MAC address set on Switch-1 should be identical to the MAC address of PC-1 so that the traffic can be blocked successfully.