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smenendez
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Description
When WAN Link Load Balancing is enabled, the ECMP load balancing method is hidden from the GUI.

The aim of this article is to explain how to activate the ECMP load balancing once it has been disabled due to the activation of the WAN Link Load Balancing function.

Solution
WAN Link Load Balancing Interface enable

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CLI

config system virtual-wan-link
set status enable


The ECMP load balancing is hidden and inactive under Router> Settings>.

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CLI

config system setting
FG200D4614806320 (settings) # sh full-configuration | grep v4-ecmp


Activate the ECMP load balancing method

Shutdown the WAN link interface

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CLI

config system virtual-wan-link
set status disable


Once the WAN link has been disabled, the ECMP balancing method is activated.

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CLI

sh full-configuration | grep v4-ecmp
set v4-ecmp-mode source-ip-based

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