What is the function we can configure when the switch is managed by Omada SDN Controller?

Configuration Guide
Updated 09-18-2020 05:54:44 AM 1825
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TP-Link New Safestream Router, Jetstream Switch, and Omada AP can be managed by Omada SDN Controller. For the Old Jetstream Switch, we have released the new firmware to fit for Omada SDN Controller. If you are using the old Jetstream Switch, you can download the new firmware from the TP-Link Office Website.

To work with Omada SDN Controller. Now Jetstream switch supports two different modes, one is the standalone mode, another is controller mode. In the standalone mode, you can configure the full function of the switch. But in the controller mode, some advanced functions are limited.

We summarized these functions that can be configured in controller mode. You can find detailed information as below:

To help know clearly of the functions, we classify the functions as 5 types: System, Statistics, LAN Network, Network Security, and Services.

System part: It supports setting 9 features as below:

System IP

Support setting system IP as the static mode or DHCP mode.

Management VLAN

We can specify the management VLAN for the switch.

Firmware Upgrade

Support updating the switch’s firmware on the Controller.

System Reboot

Support rebooting the switch on the Controller.

System Reset

Support resetting the switch on the Controller.

Time Zone

Support selecting Time Zone.

Loopback detection

When enabled, the switch checks the network regularly to detect the loopback.

Device Account

We can specify a device account for the switch.


Statistics part: It supports displaying three modules’ statistics on the Controller:

CPU utilization

It will display the CPU usage on the Statistical Graphs.

Memory utilization

It will display the used memory on the Statistical Graphs.

Traffic Monitor

It will display the Tx Packets/Bytes & Rx Packets/Bytes.


LAN Network part: It supports setting 8 features as below:

Port Config

We can set each port’s Status, Speed, and Duplex.

Port Mirror

Support copying the traffic from mirrored port to mirroring port.


Support setting Static LAG and LACP (802.3ad).

Port Isolation

The isolated port cannot communicate directly with each other.

Bandwidth Control

We can set Rate limit and Storm Control.

Spanning Tree

It helps to ensure that you do not create loops.


Enable POE for the port, then the switch can provide POE power.

802.1Q VLAN

Support setting 802.1Q VLAN for the switch.


Network Security part: It supports setting 6 features as below:

IGMP Snooping

Monitor IGMP traffic and thereby manage multicast traffic.

DHCP Guard

We can specify the legal DHCP server

Voice Network

Select the network that connects VoIP devices like IP phones as the Voice Network.


For device discovery and auto-configuration of VoIP devices.

802.1X Control

Support setting 802.1X that only the authenticated client is legal.


Support setting ACL rules to control the traffic.


Services part: It supports setting 4 features as below:

Reboot schedule

It can make your devices reboot periodically according to your needs.

POE Schedule

It can specify the period to provide POE power to the PD device.


It can configure and monitor the switch with the SSH terminal.


It supports SNMPv1 & SNMPv2c and SNMPv3.


For the detailed setting description, please refer to the Omada SDN Controller user guide to see the Switch settings.

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