Feature Request: Drop Ethernet

On my Mimosa radios, I would like the ability to configure the Ethernet interface to drop for a few seconds and then come back up in the event that I lose the wireless link. This would force routing protocols to immediately re-route. When it comes back up, it allows me to still manage the device, but since the wireless link is down, the routing protocols don’t re-establish.

Hi Mike, we already have that feature. It’s called Rapid Port Shutdown. From the help pages:

Rapid Port Shutdown (RPS) - Enabling this option disables the logical link of the Ethernet port for 2 seconds once every 5 minutes if the wireless link disassociates. This function becomes active only after initial association, and repeats the off/on cycle until the link re-associates. This speeds convergence of routing and switching protocols used in the network.

http://backhaul.help.mimosa.co/backhaul-ug-preferences-miscellaneous

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So you do… I guess I just didn’t see it.

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You didn’t think I’d stay happy, did you?

Now how about being able to customize when it turns off based on MAC rate? A 10 meg connection doesn’t do me any good, so it might as well drop.

Note: I started this response the day you commented, but forgot about it. The site saved it for my return. :slight_smile:

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Hi Mike,

That feature request has been in queue for some time (ability to set max and min MCS). I’ll use your comment to increase the vote count.

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+1 for this feature! Specifically on the B24.

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Very important feature for establishing link redundancy for wireless networks. B11’s have a tendency to sit at 7 PHY in bad thunderstorms and yet the link won’t drop keeping the port alive.

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    1. Any movement on this? It does no good for the link to stay up if the throughput tanks.
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I’d like it too! Sooner better than later please.