What does "Spare Mode" do?
Traffic carried via Big Network SD-WAN is transported via all available WAN links (except those marked in "Spare Mode") by using a balanced flow based allocation scheme. Quality of Service (QoS) probes are launched via each path every 250ms to evaluate path availability. Active flows directed to dead paths are automatically re-allocated to live paths.
A WAN port may be marked into "Spare Mode". When in Spare Mode, the WAN port will not be used for SD-WAN traffic unless all other non-Spare Mode WAN ports become unavailable based upon WAN monitoring probes to Cloudflare's DNS Network (184.108.40.206) and Google's DNS Network (220.127.116.11).
For more information on SD-WAN and high availability networks, please see our Product Guide.
How can I factory default my Big Edge Device?
If you need to Factory Default your Big Edge device, you have two options: Use the Edge Dashboard to Factory Default the device (button top right). For Edge Pro running NodeOS Version 2021135 or higher, use the following power button sequence: If the ...