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Wired Clients

A wired client is defined as a client connected to an Instant On device that supports Ethernet switching. Wired clients are categorized based on the following scenarios:

Figure 1  Wired Client Scenarios

  • Scenario 1: The Instant On device connected to the Instant On switching device will not be shown as a wired client.
  • Scenario 2: The server will be shown as an edge wired client.

VMs running on the server might report additional MAC addresses to the same Ethernet port. In such cases, each of the MAC addresses will be displayed as a wired client.

  • Scenario 3: The edge device will be shown as an edge wired client.
  • Scenario 4: The third-party infrastructure device will be shown as an infrastructure wired client.
  • Scenario 5: The wired device connected to the third-party infrastructure device will not be shown as a wired client.
  • Scenario 6: The infrastructure device will be shown as an edge wired client.
  • Scenario 7: The wired device will be shown as a wired client.

Wired Client Details

To view the Client Details page for a specific wired client, follow these steps:

  1. Click the Clients () tile on the Instant On home page. The Clients page is displayed.
  2. Select a wired client from the list of Connected clients. The Clients Details page for the wired client is displayed.

The Client Details page for the wireless client displays the following information:

Table 1: Wired Client Details Information

Parameter

Description

Client Name

Denotes the name of the wired client. The client name can be edited and updated to a custom name of your choice.

Type

Denotes the type of the wired client.

IP Address

IP address of the client.

MAC Address

Denotes the MAC address of the wired client.

Network

The network to which the client is connected. Clicking on the network name will take you to the Network Details page.

Duration

Displays the duration for which the client is connected to the network.

Device

The network device to which the client is connected. Clicking on the device name will take you to the Device Details page.

Port

Denotes the switch port through which the wired client is connected to the network.

Speed

Indicates the speed of data transfer at the port. The speed of the port is denoted as follows:

Good

Fair

Downloading

Shows the download throughput within the last 30 seconds, in bytes per second.

Uploading

Shows the upload throughput within the last 30 seconds, in bytes per second.

Transferred

Shows the total amount of data transferred during the client session, in bytes.

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