Menu path: Setup > Network > LAN Interfaces > [Interface]

Activate default interface (Ethernet)

☑ The default interface will be enabled. (Default)

☐ The Ethernet interface will not be enabled.

If a number of Ethernet interfaces are available, the device designated as /dev/eth0 by Linux will be used as the default interface.

Get IP from DHCP server

☑ The IP address of the client will be obtained automatically using DHCP. (Default)

DHCP options can be specified under DHCP Client.

Specify an IP address: The IP address and the network mask are entered manually.

IP address: IP address of the device.

Network mask: Network mask of the device.

IPv6 Configuration

  • Compatibility mode: Behavior of earlier firmware versions.
  • Disabled: IPv6 completely disabled.
  • Automatic: IPv6 auto configuration based on router advertisements (can include DHCPv6).
    For further information, see RFC 4861.
  • DHCPv6: IPv6 configuration using DHCPv6 if router advertisements are not available.
    This is mentioned in RFC 4862 Section 5.5.2.

Network link type

  • Auto sense
  • 1000 Mb/s full duplex
  • 100 Mb/s full duplex
  • 100 Mb/s half duplex
  • 10 Mb/s full duplex
  • 10 Mb/s half duplex

Force auto-negotiation

☑ With this option, problems with half/full duplex for specific switches that expect the auto-negotiation flag for fixed bandwidths can be addressed.

☐ Automatic negotiation will not be forced. (Default)

Enable tray icon

☑ A tray icon for the network interface will be shown. (Default)

Enable context menu

☑ A context menu will be shown when you click on the tray icon. (Default)

Enable network info dialog

☑ A dialog window with information regarding the network connection will be shown when you click on the context menu. (Default)