Enterasys 6H352-25 Installation guide

6H352-25 Fast Ethernet
Installation Guide
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Contents
Figures ............................................................................................................................................ix
Tables.............................................................................................................................................. x
ABOUT THIS GUIDE
Using This Guide.............................................................................................................xi
Structure of This Guide ..................................................................................................xii
Related Documents........................................................................................................xii
Document Conventions................................................................................................. xiii
Getting Help ..................................................................................................................xiv
1
INTRODUCTION
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.6
1.7
1.8
1.9
1.10
1.11
1.12
1.13
1.14
1.15
1.16
1.17
Connectivity..................................................................................................... 1-3
Optional HSIMs and VHSIMs.......................................................................... 1-3
Runtime IP Address Discovery ....................................................................... 1-3
Half-Duplex/Full-Duplex Auto-Negotiation ...................................................... 1-4
SmartTrunk...................................................................................................... 1-4
Remote Monitoring (RMON) ........................................................................... 1-4
Broadcast Suppression ................................................................................... 1-5
Port/VLAN Redirect Functions ........................................................................ 1-5
Traffic Rate Limiting ........................................................................................ 1-5
Flow Control .................................................................................................... 1-6
GARP Switch Operation.................................................................................. 1-6
802.1 Port Priority ........................................................................................... 1-6
Distributed Chassis Management ................................................................... 1-7
Management ................................................................................................... 1-7
Switching Options ........................................................................................... 1-7
Standards Compatibility .................................................................................. 1-8
LANVIEW Diagnostic LEDs ............................................................................ 1-8
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2
NETWORK REQUIREMENTS
2.1
2.2
2.3
3
INSTALLATION
3.1
3.2
3.3
3.4
3.5
3.6
4
Unpacking the 6H352-25 ................................................................................ 3-2
Installing Optional HSIM, VHSIM, or Flash Memory Upgrade ........................ 3-2
Installing the Module into the MATRIX E7 Chassis......................................... 3-3
Installing the Module into the SmartSwitch Chassis ....................................... 3-5
Connecting to the Network.............................................................................. 3-7
Completing the Installation............................................................................ 3-10
TROUBLESHOOTING
4.1
4.2
4.3
A
Using LANVIEW.............................................................................................. 4-1
Troubleshooting Checklist............................................................................... 4-5
Using the RESET Button................................................................................. 4-7
SPECIFICATIONS
A.1
A.2
B
COM Port Pinout Assignments .......................................................................A-2
Regulatory Compliance...................................................................................A-3
MODE SWITCH BANK SETTINGS AND OPTIONS
B.1
B.2
B.3
B.4
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SmartTrunk Feature ........................................................................................ 2-1
10BASE-T Network ......................................................................................... 2-1
100BASE-TX Network..................................................................................... 2-2
Contents
Required Tools................................................................................................B-1
Setting the Mode Switches..............................................................................B-2
FLASH Memory Upgrade................................................................................B-4
B.3.1
Locating the FLASH Memory..........................................................B-4
B.3.2
Installing the FLASH Memory .........................................................B-5
Installing Optional HSIM or VHSIM Interface Modules ...................................B-6
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The 6H352-25 Module..................................................................................................... 1-2
Installing the 6H352-25 into the MATRIX E7 Chassis..................................................... 3-4
Installing the 6H352-25 into the SmartSwitch 6000 Chassis........................................... 3-6
Connecting a Twisted Pair Segment to the 6H352-25 .................................................... 3-8
Crossover Cable RJ45 Pinouts ....................................................................................... 3-9
Straight-Through Cable RJ45 Pinouts............................................................................. 3-9
LANVIEW LEDs .............................................................................................................. 4-2
RESET Button ................................................................................................................. 4-7
Mode Switch Location .....................................................................................................B-2
FLASH Memory Location ................................................................................................B-4
Installing the FLASH Memory..........................................................................................B-5
HSIM and VHSIM Connector Locations ..........................................................................B-6
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Tables
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Contents of Module Carton........................................................................................... 3-2
LANVIEW LEDs............................................................................................................ 4-3
Troubleshooting Checklist ............................................................................................ 4-5
Specifications for the 6H352-25 Module.......................................................................A-1
COM Port Pin Assignments ......................................................................................... A-2
About This Guide
Welcome to the 6H352-25 Fast Ethernet Installation Guide. This guide describes the 6H352-25
module and provides information concerning network requirements, installation, and
troubleshooting. For information about how to use Local Management to configure and manage
the 6H352-25, refer to the Enterasys Networks MATRIX E7 Series and SmartSwitch 6000 Series
Modules Local Management User’s Guide.
Important Notice
Depending on the firmware version used in the 6H352-25, some features described in this
document may not be supported. Refer to the Release Notes shipped with the 6H352-25 to
determine which features are supported.
USING THIS GUIDE
Read through this guide to completely understand the 6H352-25 capabilities and how to install the
modules.
A general working knowledge of Ethernet and IEEE 802.3 type data communications networks
and their physical layer components is helpful when using this module.
NOTE: In this document, the 6H352-25 is also referred to as the “module”; the
MATRIX E7 (6C107) chassis as the "MATRIX E7"; and the SmartSwitch 6000 (6C105)
chassis as the "SmartSwitch 6000".
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Structure of This Guide
STRUCTURE OF THIS GUIDE
This guide is organized as follows:
This preface provides preliminary information to aid in using this manual, lists technology and
user guides that may help the user set up and manage the 6H352-25, and gives instructions on how
to get help from Enterasys Networks.
Chapter 1, Introduction, provides an overview of the module and its features.
Chapter 2, Network Requirements, outlines the network requirements that must be met before
installing the module.
Chapter 3, Installation, provides instructions on how to install the 6H352-25, and connect
segments to the module.
Chapter 4, Troubleshooting, describes the function of the LANVIEW LEDs, which can help to
quickly diagnose network/operational problems.
Appendix A, Specifications, contains information on functionality and operating specifications,
connector pinouts, environmental requirements, and physical properties.
Appendix B, Mode Switch Bank Settings and Options, describes how to set the Mode Switch
and install options.
RELATED DOCUMENTS
The following documents may help to set up and manage the 6H352-25:
•
MATRIX E7 Series and SmartSwitch 6000 Series Modules Local Management User’s Guide
•
MATRIX E7 Overview and Setup Guide
•
6C105 SmartSwitch 6000 Overview and Setup Guide
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Ethernet Technology Guide
•
Cabling Guide
•
SmartTrunk User’s Guide
•
Any applicable HSIM or VHSIM documentation
The manuals listed above can be obtained from the World Wide Web in Adobe Acrobat Portable
Document Format (PDF) at the following site:
http://www.enterasys.com/
NOTE: All documentation for the Enterasys Networks SecureFast VLAN Manager
software is contained on the VLAN Manager CD-ROM.
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About This Guide
Document Conventions
DOCUMENT CONVENTIONS
The guide uses the following conventions:
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importance.
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ELECTRICAL HAZARD: Warns against an action that could result in personal injury or
death due to an electrical hazard.
WARNING: Warns against an action that could result in personal injury or death.
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Getting Help
GETTING HELP
For additional support related to the module or this document, contact us using one of the
following methods:
World Wide Web
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Phone
(603) 332-9400
Internet mail
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Make sure to include the document Part Number in the email message.
Before contacting Enterasys Networks, have the following information ready:
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Your Enterasys Networks service contract number
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A description of the failure
•
A description of any action(s) already taken to resolve the problem (e.g., changing mode
switches, rebooting the unit, etc.)
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The serial and revision numbers of all involved Enterasys Networks products in the network
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A description of your network environment (layout, cable type, etc.)
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Network load and frame size at the time of trouble (if known)
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The device history (i.e., have you returned the device before, is this a recurring problem, etc.)
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Any previous Return Material Authorization (RMA) numbers
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About This Guide
1
Introduction
This chapter introduces the 6H352-25 Fast Ethernet switching module.
Important Notice
Depending on the firmware version used in the 6H352-25, some features described in this
document may not be supported. Refer to the Release Notes shipped with the 6H352-25 to
determine which features are supported.
The 6H352-25 module (Figure 1-1) features 24 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX switched ports
connected via 24 RJ45 front panel connectors, and one High Speed Interface Module connector
that allows an optional HSIM or VHSIM to be installed in the module for connections to high
speed services.
Each of the fixed front panel ports can operate in either half-duplex or full-duplex mode of
operation, as determined by auto-negotiation. Speed (10/100) or duplex can also be manually
configured.
The 6H352-25 is a high-speed network switching module that supports IEEE 802.1D switching
(bridging). Distributed Chassis Management (DCM) and functionality is not supported when the
module is installed in the MATRIX E7. However, DCM is supported when the 6H352-25 module
is installed in the SmartSwitch 6000 chassis.
The 6H352-25 ports can be configured to control traffic in several ways, including prioritizing
traffic flow according to protocol type. The 6H352-25 can also be configured to establish 802.1Q
Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) and control the flow of frames associated with each VLAN
according to priority and Ether type. Detailed information about VLANs is provided in the
Enterasys Networks MATRIX E7 Series and SmartSwitch 6000 Series Modules Local Management
User’s Guide.
The 6H352-25 receives power and backplane connectivity when it is inserted into an Enterasys
Networks MATRIX E7 or SmartSwitch 6000 chassis.
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The 6H352-25 Module
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Connectivity
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CONNECTIVITY
The 6H352-25 connects to Ethernet networks or workstations through the front panel connectors.
The ports support Unshielded Twisted Pair (UTP) cables with an impedance between 85 and 111
ohms at lengths up to 100 meters. The ports are IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX
compliant.
1.2
OPTIONAL HSIMs AND VHSIMs
Optional HSIMs and VHSIMs are available from Enterasys Networks for additional connectivity
to various networking technologies. The HSIMs and VHSIMs available for the 6H352-25 are
listed in the Release Notes shipped with the module.
1.3
RUNTIME IP ADDRESS DISCOVERY
This feature enables the 6H352-25 to automatically accept an IP address from a Boot Strap
Protocol (BootP) server on the network without requiring a user to enter an IP address through
Local Management.
When the 6H352-25 is connected to the network and powered up, Runtime IP Address Discovery
(RAD) checks the module for an IP address. If one has not yet been assigned (module IP address
set to 0.0.0.0), RAD checks to see if any of the module interfaces have a link. If a link is
discovered, RAD sends out Reverse Address Resolution Protocol (RARP) and BootP requests to
obtain an IP address from a BootP server on the network.
The RAD requests start at an interval of one per second. The interval then doubles after every
transmission until an interval of 300 seconds is reached. At this point, the interval remains at 300
seconds. The RAD requests continue until an IP address is received from a RARP or BootP server,
or an IP address is entered using Local Management.
NOTE: The 6H352-25 will reboot after RAD is successful.
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Half-Duplex/Full-Duplex Auto-Negotiation
1.4
HALF-DUPLEX/FULL-DUPLEX AUTO-NEGOTIATION
The fixed front panel ports on the 6H352-25 have the ability to auto-negotiate the ports’ mode of
operation (half-duplex or full-duplex) between two devices according to the 802.3x standard.
During Auto-Negotiation, two devices automatically exchange information “telling” each other
their current operating mode. The Auto-Negotiation feature targets the maximum capability that
can be reached between the two devices. For example, the 6H352-25 can adjust to full-duplex
operation when the device on the other end of the connection can also adjust from half-duplex to
full-duplex. If the device on the other end of the connection can only operate in half-duplex mode,
then the 6H352-25 simply adjusts to operate in half-duplex mode.
1.5
SmartTrunk
Traditional 802.1D Spanning Tree Bridges only allow one active data path between any two
switches; all other parallel data paths are in Standby or Blocking mode. If one interface or path
should fail, then the other interface automatically comes out of Blocking mode and forwards all of
the traffic. This is fine for redundancy purposes. However, it is not the most efficient use of
resources.
SmartTrunk, also referred to as SmartTrunking, is Enterasys Networks’ terminology for load
balancing or load sharing. SmartTrunk provides the ability to take full advantage of the network’s
redundant bandwidth. SmartTrunk divides network traffic across multiple ports in parallel to
provide additional throughput. The SmartTrunk application can be used with any of Enterasys
Networks’ switch modules (except ATM modules).
For more information about SmartTrunk and how to configure the SmartSwitch, refer to the
MATRIX E7 Series and SmartSwitch 6000 Series Modules Local Management User’s Guide.
1.6
REMOTE MONITORING (RMON)
The 6H352-25 supports all nine Ethernet RMON groups. The Statistics, Alarms, Events and
History groups are enabled on all ports by default.
Enterasys Networks RMON Actions is a vendor-specific extension of RMON and provides the
ability to set an “Action” on any SNMP MIB variable. The Action can be triggered by any RMON
Event and/or Alarm. An example of an Action would be to turn off a MIB-2 interface if a
broadcast threshold is crossed.
1-4
Introduction
Broadcast Suppression
1.7
BROADCAST SUPPRESSION
Broadcast Suppression enables a user to set a desired limit of receive broadcast frames per port/per
second to be forwarded out the other ports on the module. Any broadcast frames above this
specified limit are dropped. In the event that broadcast frames are being suppressed, multicast and
unicast frames continue to be switched.
1.8
PORT/VLAN REDIRECT FUNCTIONS
The port redirect function, also referred to as “Port Mirroring,” is a troubleshooting tool used to
map traffic from a single source port to a single destination port within the module. This feature
allows frames, including those with errors, to be copied and sent to an analyzer or RMON probe.
The analyzer or RMON probe will see the data as if it were directly connected to the LAN segment
of the source port.
The VLAN redirect function is similar to the port redirect function except that the frames received
by the module are redirected to a designated destination port according to the VLAN classification
of the frames received. Multiple VLANs can be directed to the same destination port. The VLAN
redirect function is only supported when the module is operating as an 802.1Q switch.
1.9
TRAFFIC RATE LIMITING
The Traffic Rate Limiting feature enables the SmartSwitch device to control traffic rates on a
per-port, per-priority basis. The network administrator can configure a rate limit (from 100 kbps to
1 Gbps) for a given port with an associated list of IEEE 802.1p priorities (which can include one,
some, or all of the eight priority levels defined in 802.1p). Each rate limit is specified as an
inbound or an outbound limit. The combined rate of all traffic on the port that matches the listed
priorities cannot exceed the programmed limit. If the rate exceeds the defined limit, frames are
dropped until the rate falls below the limit.
Administrators can configure up to four rate limit rules per port; however, each rule must not
include conflicting 802.1p priority values. In order to control inbound and outbound traffic on the
same port, two rate limiting rules must be configured (one for inbound and one for outbound).
Since the rate limiting operation occurs after the processing of the multi-layer classification rules,
the two features can be combined to provide application-aware rate limiting.
NOTE: This Traffic Rate Limiting function is not supported on ports connected to
SmartTrunk segments.
For more information about the application of the Rate Limiting function, refer to the Enterasys
Networks MATRIX E7 Series and SmartSwitch 6000 Series Modules Local Management User’s
Guide.
Introduction
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Flow Control
1.10 FLOW CONTROL
Flow control is a method of managing the flow of frames between two devices. It ensures that a
transmitting device does not saturate a receiving device with data. This is accomplished by the
transmitting device pausing its transmission while the receiving device processes the frames
already received.
The 6H352-25 supports the following two types of flow control:
•
Frame based 802.3x
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Back pressure
Frame based 802.3x flow control is supported on all Ethernet ports operating in the full-duplex
mode. Flow control can be enabled or disabled on a port-by-port basis.
Back pressure flow control is supported on all Ethernet ports operating in the half-duplex mode of
operation. Flow control can be enabled or disabled on a port-by-port basis.
1.11 GARP SWITCH OPERATION
Some or all ports on the switch may be activated to operate under the Generic Attribute
Registration Protocol (GARP) applications, GARP VLAN Registration Protocol (GVRP) and/or
GARP Multicast Registration Protocol (GMRP).
GARP is a protocol, or set of rules, that outlines a mechanism for propagating the port state and/or
user information throughout a bridged LAN to keep track of users and VLANs on the network
fabric. MAC bridges and end users alike can take part in the registration and de-registration of
GARP attributes such as VLAN and multicast group membership. For more details on how GVRP
and GMRP handle frames under GARP, and how to configure the switch ports to take advantage of
this operation, refer to the Enterasys Networks MATRIX E7 Series and SmartSwitch 6000 Series
Modules Local Management User’s Guide.
1.12 802.1 PORT PRIORITY
The 802.1 port priority is used to assign a default priority to the frames received without priority
information in their tag header, map prioritized frames to the appropriate transmit queues, and
prioritize frames according to protocol type. The 802.1 port priority is part of the IEEE 802.1D
standard.
1-6
Introduction
Distributed Chassis Management
1.13 DISTRIBUTED CHASSIS MANAGEMENT
Installation in the MATRIX E7 Chassis
From a management perspective, 6x3xx modules in the MATRIX E7 chassis can be managed
separately by individual IP addresses. Any modules in the MATRIX E7 can be selected and
managed, however, no overall system wide settings are available.
NOTE: The MATRIX E7 chassis does not allow Distributed Chassis Management
functionality as in the SmartSwitch 6000 chassis. Refer to the Enterasys Networks
MATRIX E7 Overview and Setup Guide for more information.
Installation in the SmartSwitch 6000 chassis
The SmartSwitch 6000 chassis can be viewed as a single entity with a single IP address. Its
systems management functions are distributed to all modules, including the 6H352-25. The chassis
can be managed using a single IP address, or the modules can be managed separately by individual
IP addresses. When the IP address of the chassis is used, system wide settings can be done from
the chassis menu in Local Management, while module settings are done by selecting the specific
module to be modified and changing the settings for that module.
1.14 MANAGEMENT
Management of the module can be either in-band or out-of-band. In-band remote management is
possible through any SNMP compliant Network Management Software, such as Enterasys
Networks’ Webview and Aprisma’s SPECTRUM for Open Systems suite of management
products. Out-of-band Local Management is provided through the RJ45 COM port on the front
panel using a VT100 terminal or a VT100 terminal emulator.
Local Management, described in a separate Enterasys Networks document, provides the ability to
manage the 6H352-25. Refer to the MATRIX E7 Series and SmartSwitch 6000 Series Modules
Local Management User’s Guide for more information.
1.15 SWITCHING OPTIONS
The 6H352-25 provides 802.1Q switching between all of the front panel interfaces. In the 802.1Q
mode (the default mode of operation), the 6H352-25 functions as an 802.1D switch until VLANs
are configured.
IEEE 802.1Q switching allows migration to Virtual Network technologies without requiring the
replacement of existing equipment.
Introduction
1-7
Standards Compatibility
1.16 STANDARDS COMPATIBILITY
The 6H352-25 is fully compliant with the IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3x, 802.1D, and 802.1Q
standards. The 6H352-25 provides IEEE 802.1D Spanning Tree Algorithm (STA) support to
enhance the overall reliability of the network and protect against “loop” conditions. The 6H352-25
supports a wide variety of industry standard MIBs including RFC 1213 (MIB II), RFC 1757
(RMON), RFC 1493 (Bridge MIB), RFC 1354 (FIB MIB), and RFC 1190 (Path MTU Discovery).
A full suite of Enterasys Networks Enterprise MIBs provide a wide array of statistical information
to enhance troubleshooting. For information on how to extract and compile individual MIBs,
contact Enterasys Networks.
1.17 LANVIEW DIAGNOSTIC LEDs
LANVIEW diagnostic LEDs serve as an important troubleshooting aid by providing an easy way
to observe the status of individual ports and overall network operations.
1-8
Introduction
2
Network Requirements
Before installing the 6H352-25, review the requirements and specifications referred to in this
chapter concerning the following:
•
SmartTrunk (Section 2.1)
•
10BASE-T Twisted Pair Network (Section 2.2)
•
100BASE-T Twisted Pair Network (Section 2.3)
The network installation must meet the requirements to ensure satisfactory performance of this
equipment. Failure to do so will produce poor network performance.
NOTE: The Enterasys Networks MATRIX E7 Series and SmartSwitch 6000 Series
Modules Local Management User’s Guide and Cabling Guide referred to in the following
sections can be found on the Enterasys Networks World Wide Web site:
http://www.enterasys.com/
2.1
SmartTrunk FEATURE
Before connecting the 6H352-25 to a network so it can take advantage of the SmartTrunk feature,
there are certain rules concerning port connections and configurations that must be followed for
proper operation. Refer to the SmartTrunk User’s Guide for additional information.
2.2
10BASE-T NETWORK
When connecting a 10BASE-T segment to any of the 6H352-25 ports (1 through 24), ensure that
the network meets the Ethernet network requirements of the IEEE 802.3 standard for 10BASE-T.
Refer to the Cabling Guide for details.
NOTE: If a port is to operate at 100 Mbps, Category 5 cabling must be used.
Category 3 cabling does not meet 100 Mbps specifications. For 10 Mbps operation only,
Category 3 or Category 5 cabling can be used. Refer to Section 2.3 for information
about 100BASE-TX networks and cabling.
Network Requirements
2-1
100BASE-TX Network
2.3
100BASE-TX NETWORK
The fixed front panel ports of the 6H352-25 provide a connection that supports Category 5 UTP
cabling. The device at the other end of the twisted pair segment must meet IEEE 802.3u
100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet network requirements for the devices to operate at 100 Mbps. Refer to
the Enterasys Networks Cabling Guide for details.
NOTE: The fixed ports of the 6H352-25 support Category 5 UTP cabling with an
impedance between 85 and 111 ohms for 100 Mbps operation.
The 6H352-25 is capable of operating at either 10 or 100 Mbps. The 6H352-25
automatically senses the speed of the other device and adjusts its speed accordingly.
2-2
Network Requirements
3
Installation
ELECTRICAL HAZARD: Only qualified personnel should install the 6H352-25.
NOTE: Read the Release Notes shipped with the module to check for any exceptions to
the supported features and operation documented in this guide.
This chapter provides the instructions to install the 6H352-25 module. A Phillips screwdriver is
required to install options into the module. Follow the order of the sections listed below to
correctly install the module.
•
Unpacking the 6H352-25 (Section 3.1)
•
Installing Optional HSIMs, VHSIMs or Memory Upgrade (Section 3.2)
•
Installing the 6H352-25 into the MATRIX E7 Chassis (Section 3.3)
•
Installing the 6H352-25 into the SmartSwitch 6000 Chassis (Section 3.4)
•
Connecting to the Network (Section 3.5)
•
Completing the Installation (Section 3.6)
Installation
3-1
Unpacking the 6H352-25
3.1
UNPACKING THE 6H352-25
Unpack the module as follows:
1. Open the box and remove the packing material protecting the 6H352-25.
2. Verify the contents of the carton as listed in Table 3-1.
Table 3-1
Contents of Module Carton
Item
Quantity
The 6H352-25 Module
1
Antistatic Wrist Strap
1
Manual Accessory Kit
1
3. Remove the tape seal on the non-conductive bag to remove the 6H352-25.
4. Perform a visual inspection of the module for any signs of physical damage. Contact Enterasys
Networks if there are any signs of damage. Refer to Getting Help for details.
3.2
INSTALLING OPTIONAL HSIM, VHSIM, OR FLASH MEMORY
UPGRADE
NOTE: Install any optional equipment before proceeding to Section 3.3.
If the 6H352-25 is to be installed with an optional HSIM or VHSIM, refer to the user’s guide of the
HSIM or VHSIM for complete installation instructions, or Appendix B for the placement of the
HSIM or VHSIM on the 6H352-25.
For a FLASH memory upgrade, refer to Appendix B for installation instructions.
3-2
Installation
Installing the Module into the MATRIX E7 Chassis
3.3
INSTALLING THE MODULE INTO THE MATRIX E7 CHASSIS
CAUTION: Failure to observe static safety precautions could cause damage to the
6H352-25. Follow static safety handling rules and wear the antistatic wrist strap
provided with the MATRIX E7 chassis.
Do not cut the non-conductive bag to remove the module. Sharp objects contacting the
board or components can cause damage.
The 6H352-25 can be installed in any of the slots that are available.
NOTE: The 6H3xx (third generation modules) can provide backplane connectivity for
the 6x1xx and 6x2xx series (first and second generation modules) in the MATRIX E7
chassis, from slots 1 through 5 to slots 6 and 7.
First and second generation boards installed in slots one through five in the MATRIX E7
chassis cannot communicate with slots six and seven unless a third generation board
(6x3xx) is installed in one of the first five slots, providing backplane connectivity.
To install a module, refer to Figure 3-1 and proceed as follows:
1. Remove the blank panel covering the slot in which the module will be installed. All other slots
must remain covered to ensure proper airflow and cooling. (Save the blank plate in the event
you need to remove the module.)
2. Carefully remove the module from the shipping box. (Save the box and packing materials in the
event the module must be reshipped.)
3. Locate the antistatic wrist strap shipped with the 6H352-25. Attach the antistatic wrist strap to
your wrist and plug the cable from the antistatic wrist strap into the ESD grounding receptacle
at the upper right corner of the MATRIX E7 chassis.
4. Remove the module from the plastic bag. (Save the bag in the event the module must be
reshipped.) Observe all precautions to prevent damage from Electrostatic Discharge (ESD).
NOTE: Distributed Chassis Management functionality of the SmartSwitch 6000 chassis
is not supported for any generation of interface modules installed in a MATRIX E7
chassis. Refer to the module release notes for specific information on supported
functionality.
Installation
3-3
Installing the Module into the MATRIX E7 Chassis
Figure 3-1
Installing the 6H352-25 into the MATRIX E7 Chassis
Backplane
Connectors
Slot Number
Plastic Locking Tab
6C107
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
FAST ENET
6H352-25
RESET
COM
1X
CPU
GROUP
SELECT
G
R
O
U
P
GROUP
GROUP
1
11X
13X
G
R
O
U
P
2
23X
6C407
AC ON
AC ON
ACON
1
0
POWER OK/
REDUNDANCY
FAN
STATUS
6C207-1
Plastic
Locking Tab
ACON
1
0
POWER OK/
REDUNDANCY
FAN
STATUS
6C207-1
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Metal Back-Panel
Circuit Card
Card Guides
3-4
Installation
Installing the Module into the SmartSwitch Chassis
5. Examine the module for damage. If any damage exists, DO NOT install the module.
Immediately contact Enterasys Networks. Refer to Getting Help, in About This Guide.
CAUTION: To prevent damaging the backplane connectors in the following step, take
care that the module slides in straight and properly engages the backplane connectors.
Ensure that the top plastic locking tab lines up with the desired slot number
located on the front panel of the chassis. Refer to Figure 3-1.
6. Locate the slot guides that line up with the number of the slot in which the module will be
installed. Install the module in the chassis by aligning the module circuit card between the upper
and lower metal rail guides of the desired slot, sliding it into the chassis, and locking down the
top and bottom plastic locking tabs, as shown in Figure 3-1. Take care that the module slides in
straight and properly engages the backplane connectors.
7. If the chassis in which the module is installed was powered down for the installation, turn it
back on. Check to see that the CPU LED settles at solid green after a few minutes. If the LED
does not turn solid green, see Chapter 4 for details.
3.4
INSTALLING THE MODULE INTO THE SmartSwitch CHASSIS
CAUTION: Failure to observe static safety precautions could cause damage to the
6H352-25. Follow static safety handling rules and wear the antistatic wrist strap
provided with the SmartSwitch 6000 chassis.
Do not cut the non-conductive bag to remove the module. Sharp objects contacting the
board or components can cause damage.
Certain restrictions apply when installing the 6H352-25 into the SmartSwitch 6000 chassis. Refer
to the Release Notes for any updated information concerning installing the modules into the
SmartSwitch 6000 chassis. Otherwise, the installation procedure from Section 3.4 can be
followed, with the exception that the 6C105 chassis has only 5 slots as opposed to the 7 slots in the
MATRIX E7. The 6H352-25 can be installed in any of the slots that are available. To install a
module, refer to Figure 3-2 and proceed as in Section 3.3.
NOTE: The Distributed Chassis Management and SecureFast Switching functionality is
supported when the modules are installed in a SmartSwitch 6000 chassis. Refer to the
module release notes for specific information on supported functionality.
Installation
3-5
Installing the Module into the SmartSwitch Chassis
Figure 3-2
Installing the 6H352-25 into the SmartSwitch 6000 Chassis
Slot Number
Plastic Locking Tab
Backplane
Connector
1
2
3
4
5
PS1
PS2
FAST ENET
6H352-25
RESET
COM
1X
CPU
GROUP
SELECT
G
R
O
U
P
GROUP
GROUP
1
11X
13X
G
R
O
U
P
2
23X
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Metal Back-Panel
Circuit Card
Card Guides
3-6
Installation
Plastic
Locking Tab
Connecting to the Network
3.5
CONNECTING TO THE NETWORK
This section provides the procedures for connecting unshielded twisted pair (UTP) segments from
the network or other devices to the 6H352-25. Refer to the appropriate manual if connecting an
optional HSIM or VHSIM to the network. For details on how to get manuals, refer to the Related
Documents section in About This Guide.
If the 6H352-25 is being installed in a network using SmartTrunking, there are rules
concerning the network cable and port configurations that must be followed for
SmartTrunking to operate properly. Before connecting the cables, refer to the MATRIX
E7 Series and SmartSwitch 6000 Series Modules Local Management User’s Guide for
the configuration information.
The fixed front panel ports of the 6H352-25 are 10/100 RJ45 ports with internal crossovers. When
connecting a workstation to these ports, use a straight-through cable. When connecting networking
devices to these ports, such as a bridge, repeater, or router, use a crossover cable.
All RJ45 front panel ports on the 6H352-25 support Category 5 Unshielded Twisted Pair
(UTP) cabling with an impedance between 85 and 111 ohms. Category 3 cable may be
used if the connection is going to be used only for 10 Mbps.
Connect a twisted pair segment to the 6H352-25 as follows:
1. Ensure that the device connected to the other end of the segment is powered ON.
2. Connect the twisted pair segment to the 6H352-25 by inserting the RJ45 connector on the
twisted pair segment into the desired RJ45 port as shown in Figure 3-3.
Installation
3-7
Connecting to the Network
Figure 3-3
Connecting a Twisted Pair Segment to the 6H352-25
FAST ENET
6H352-25
RESET
COM
1X
Group Select Button
CPU
GROUP
SELECT
G
R
O
U
P
RX LED
GROUP
GROUP
1
TX LED
11X
3547_04
3. Verify that a link exists by checking that the port RX (Receive) LED is ON (flashing amber,
blinking green, or solid green). If the RX LED is OFF and the TX (Transmit) LED is not
blinking amber, perform the following steps until it is on:
a. To view the receive and transmit activity on a group of segments, press the GROUP
SELECT button (see Figure 3-3) to step to the group of interest (Group 1 or 2). Each time
the GROUP SELECT button is pressed, the GROUP LED lights up in sequence, indicating
which Group is selected. The receive and transmit activity for that group of segments is then
indicated by the RX and TX LEDs for each segment.
b. Verify that the cabling being used is Category 5 UTP with an impedance between 85 and
111 ohms. If the port is to operate at 100 Mbps, category 5 cabling must be used.
c. Verify that the device at the other end of the twisted pair segment is on and properly
connected to the segment.
d. Verify that the RJ45 connectors on the twisted pair segment have the proper pinouts
(Figure 3-4 and Figure 3-5) and check the cable for continuity. Typically, a crossover cable
is used between a switching or hub device and an end user (computer). A straight-through
cable is used between hub devices.
3-8
Installation
Connecting to the Network
Figure 3-4 Crossover Cable RJ45 Pinouts
TO
RJ45 Switch Port
NOTE:
RX+/RX– and TX+/TX–
must share a common
color pair.
TO
Other Device Port
RX+
1
1
RX+
RX–
2
2
RX–
TX+
3
3
TX+
TX–
6
6
TX–
RJ45 to RJ45
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Figure 3-5 Straight-Through Cable RJ45 Pinouts
TO
RJ45 Switch Port
NOTE:
RX+/RX– and TX+/TX–
must share a common
color pair.
TO
Other Device Port
RX+
1
1
RX+
RX–
2
2
RX–
TX+
3
3
TX+
TX–
6
6
TX–
RJ45 to RJ45
3547_06
e. Ensure that the twisted pair connection meets the dB loss and cable specifications outlined
in the Cabling Guide. Refer to About This Guide for information on obtaining this
document.
If a link is not established, contact Enterasys Networks. Refer to Getting Help, in About This
Guide, for details.
4. Repeat steps 1 through 3 above, until all connections have been made.
Installation
3-9
Completing the Installation
3.6
COMPLETING THE INSTALLATION
After installing the 6H352-25 and making the connections to the network, proceed as follows:
1. If the chassis is installed in a rack that has strain-relief brackets, secure the cables by running
the cables along the strain-relief bracket and tying them to the bracket using cable ties.
2. The 6H352-25 is now ready to be configured through Local Management. Refer to the MATRIX
E7 Series and SmartSwitch 6000 Series Modules Local Management User’s Guide for
information on how to access and use Local Management. For details on how to obtain manuals,
refer to the Related Documents section in About This Guide.
3-10
Installation
4
Troubleshooting
This chapter provides information concerning the following:
•
Using LANVIEW (Section 4.1)
•
Troubleshooting Checklist (Section 4.2)
•
Using the RESET Button (Section 4.3)
4.1
USING LANVIEW
The 6H352-25 uses Enterasys Networks’ built-in visual diagnostic and status monitoring system
called LANVIEW. The LANVIEW LEDs (Figure 4-1) allow quick observation of the network
status to aid in diagnosing network problems.
Viewing Receive and Transmit Activity
Only one group of segments may be viewed at a time.
To view the receive and transmit activity on a group of segments, press the GROUP SELECT
button (see Figure 4-1) to step to the group of interest (Group 1 or 2). Each time the GROUP
SELECT button is pressed, the GROUP LED lights up in sequence, indicating which Group is
selected. The receive and transmit activity for that group of segments is then indicated by the RX
and TX LEDs for each segment.
Troubleshooting
4-1
Using LANVIEW
Figure 4-1
LANVIEW LEDs
FAST ENET
6H352-25
RESET
COM
1X
CPU
GROUP
SELECT
G
R
O
U
P
GROUP
GROUP
GROUP
SELECT
1
GROUP
Port 1, Group 1
LEDs
11X
RX TX
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Table 4-1 describes the LED indications and provides recommended actions as appropriate.
NOTE: The terms flashing, blinking, and solid used in Table 4-1 indicate the following:
Flashing indicates an LED is flashing randomly.
Blinking indicates an LED is flashing at a steady rate (approximately 50% on, 50% off).
Solid indicates a steady LED light. No pulsing.
4-2
Troubleshooting
Using LANVIEW
Table 4-1
LANVIEW LEDs
LED
Color
State
Recommended Action
CPU
Off
Power off.
Ensure chassis has adequate power.
Red
Blinking. Hardware
failure has occurred.
Contact Enterasys Networks for technical
support.
Solid. Resetting, normal
power up reset.
If the LED remains red for several minutes,
contact Enterasys Networks for technical
support.
Blinking. Crippled.
Contact Enterasys Networks for technical
support.
Solid. Testing.
If the LED remains amber for more than
several minutes, contact Enterasys
Networks for technical support.
Green
Solid. Functional.
None.
Amber
and
Green
Booting. Blinks amber
and green while booting.
None.
Off
No link.
No activity or port in
standby. Port enabled or
disabled.
None.
Green
Solid. Link, port enabled,
no activity.
None.
Blinking. Link, port
disabled.
None.
Amber
Flashing. Link, port
enabled, activity.
None.
Red
Solid. Diagnostic failure.
Contact Enterasys Networks for assistance.
Amber
RX
(Receive)
Troubleshooting
4-3
Using LANVIEW
Table 4-1
LANVIEW LEDs (Continued)
LED
Color
State
Recommended Action
TX
(Transmit)
Off
Port enabled, and no
activity.
1. Ensure that the STA is enabled and that
there is a valid link.
2. Contact Enterasys Networks for technical
support.
Should flash green every
two seconds indicating
BPDUs being sent if STA
is enabled and there is a
valid link.
Green
Flashing. Indicates
activity. Rate indicates
data rate.
None.
Amber
Blinking. Port in
standby.
1. Ensure that the port is not disabled.
2. Contact Enterasys Networks for technical
support.
Port may be disabled due
to Spanning Tree.
Red
4-4
Troubleshooting
Flashing. Indicates
collision rate.
None, unless there is a high amount of
activity. In this case, check for network
configuration problems or a defective
device.
Solid. Diagnostic failure.
Contact Enterasys Networks for technical
support.
Troubleshooting Checklist
4.2
TROUBLESHOOTING CHECKLIST
If the 6H352-25 is not working properly, refer to Table 4-2 for a checklist of problems, possible
causes, and recommended actions to resolve the problem.
Table 4-2 Troubleshooting Checklist
Problem
Possible Cause
Recommended Action
All LEDs are
OFF.
Loss of power.
Ensure that the 6H352-25 was installed
properly according to the installation
instructions in Chapter 3, and that the host
chassis is powered properly.
No Local
Management
Password screen.
Autobaud is enabled, but
the baud rate has not yet
been detected.
Press ENTER (RETURN) (may take up to
four times).
Incorrect terminal setup.
Refer to the MATRIX E7 Series and
SmartSwitch 6000 Series Modules Local
Management User’s Guide for proper setup
procedures.
Improper console cable
pinouts.
Refer to Appendix A for proper COM port
pinouts.
Corrupt firmware image,
or hardware fault.
If possible, attempt to download the image to
the 6H352-25 again. Refer to Section B.2 for
instructions to clear NVRAM.
Improper Community
Names Table.
1. Refer to the MATRIX E7 Series and
SmartSwitch 6000 Series Modules Local
Management User’s Guide for the
Community Names Table setup.
2. If the Community Names have been
forgotten, refer to Section B.2 for
instructions on how to set the mode switch
to reset the Community Names to their
default values.
Cannot navigate
beyond Password
screen.
Troubleshooting
4-5
Troubleshooting Checklist
Table 4-2 Troubleshooting Checklist (Continued)
Problem
Possible Cause
Recommended Action
Cannot contact
the 6H352-25
through in-band
management.
IP address not assigned.
Refer to the MATRIX E7 Series and
SmartSwitch 6000 Series Modules Local
Management User’s Guide for the IP address
assignment procedure.
Port is disabled.
Enable port. Refer to the MATRIX E7 Series
and SmartSwitch 6000 Series Modules Local
Management User’s Guide for instructions
to enable/disable ports.
No link to device.
1. Verify that all network connections
between the network management station
and the 6H352-25 are valid and operating.
2. If the problem continues, contact
Enterasys Networks for technical support.
Port(s) goes into
standby for no
apparent reason.
Loop condition detected.
1. Verify that Spanning Tree is enabled.
Refer to MATRIX E7 Series and
SmartSwitch 6000 Series Modules Local
Management User’s Guide for the
instructions to set the type of STA.
2. Review the network design and delete
unnecessary loops.
3. If the problem continues, contact
Enterasys Networks for technical support.
User parameters
(IP address,
Device and
Module name,
etc.) were lost
when the
6H352-25 power
was cycled or the
front panel
RESET button
was pressed.
1. Position of Mode switch
(7), NVRAM Reset, was
changed sometime
before either cycling
power or pressing the
RESET button, causing
the user-entered
parameters to reset to
factory default settings.
2. Clear NVRAM was set
through Local
Management.
1. Reenter the lost parameters as necessary.
Refer to MATRIX E7 Series and
SmartSwitch 6000 Series Modules Local
Management User’s Guide for the
instructions to configure the device
through Local Management.
2. If the problem continues, contact
Enterasys Networks for technical support.
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Troubleshooting
Using the RESET Button
4.3
USING THE RESET BUTTON
The RESET button shown in Figure 4-2 resets and re-initializes the 6H352-25.
CAUTION: Pressing the RESET button resets the device, and all current switching
being performed by the module is halted. A network downtime of up to two minutes will
result from this action for any devices connected to the 6H352-25.
Figure 4-2 RESET Button
FAST ENET
RESET Button
6H352-25
RESET
COM
1X
CPU
GROUP
SELECT
G
R
O
U
P
GROUP
1
11X
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Troubleshooting
4-7
Using the RESET Button
To reset the 6H352-25, press and release the RESET button. The 6H352-25 goes through a reset
process for approximately 60 seconds. Additional downtime may result as the module reenters the
network.
NOTE: Pressing the RESET button while the 6H352-25 is already in reset mode is not
recommended. If the RESET button is pressed while the 6H352-25 is in reset mode, the
module will enter an extended diagnostic procedure, which is unnecessary for normal
operation. This extended diagnostic procedure takes longer than one minute to
complete.
4-8
Troubleshooting
A
Specifications
This appendix provides operating specifications for the Enterasys Networks 6H352-25 module.
Enterasys Networks reserves the right to change the specifications at any time without notice.
Table 1-1
Specifications for the 6H352-25 Module
Item
Specification
I/O Ports
Ports 1 through 24
Fast Ethernet 10/100 Mbps (10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX
compliant) with 24 RJ45 connectors.
Interface Slot
Slot accepts optional High Speed Interface Module
(HSIM) or Very High Speed Interface Module (VHSIM) to
provide a variety of cabling connections.
Processors/Memory
Processors
Intel i960 HT RISC processor Power PC
Dynamic Random Access
Memory (DRAM)
32 MB
FLASH Memory
8 MB expandable to 16 MB
Shared Memory
4 MB
Physical
Dimensions
46.43 H x 6.05 W x 29.51 D (cm)
18.28 H x 2.38 W x 11.62 D (in)
Approximate Weight (Unit)
2.04 kg (4.5 lb)
MTBF (Predicted)
211,637 hours
Specifications
A-1
COM Port Pinout Assignments
Table 1-1
Specifications for the 6H352-25 Module (Continued)
Item
Specification
Environmental
Operating Temperature
5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature
-30°C to 73°C (-22°F to 164°F)
Operating Relative Humidity
5% to 90% (non-condensing)
A.1
COM PORT PINOUT ASSIGNMENTS
The COM port is a serial communications port that supports Local Management or connection to
a UPS.
Table A-2 shows the COM port pin assignments.
Table A-2
COM Port Pin Assignments
Pin
Signal Name
Input/Output
1
Transmit Data (XMT)
Output
2
Data Carrier Detect (DCD)
Output
3
Data Set Ready (DSR)
Input
4
Receive Data (RCV)
Input
5
Signal Ground (GND)
NA
6
Data Terminal Ready (DTR)
Output
7
Request to Send (RTS)
Input
8
Clear to Send (CTS)
NA
A-2
Specifications
Regulatory Compliance
A.2
REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
This equipment meets the following safety and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
requirements:
Safety:
UL 1950, CSA C22.2 No. 950,
73/23/EEC, EN 60950, and IEC 950
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC): FCC Part 15, CSA C108.8, 89/336/EEC, EN 55022,
EN 61000-3-2, EN 61000-3-3, EN 55024, EN 60825,
AS/NZS 3548, and VCCI V-3
Specifications
A-3
B
Mode Switch Bank Settings and Options
This appendix covers the following items:
•
Required tools (Section B.1)
•
Locations, functions, and settings for the mode switches (Section B.2)
•
Upgrading FLASH memory (Section B.3)
B.1
REQUIRED TOOLS
Use the following tools to perform the procedures provided in this appendix:
•
Antistatic wrist strap
•
Phillips screwdriver
CAUTION: An antistatic wrist strap is required (provided with the module) to perform
the procedures in this appendix. Use the antistatic wrist strap when performing any of
the procedures in this appendix to minimize ESD damage to the devices involved.
Mode Switch Bank Settings and Options
B-1
Setting the Mode Switches
B.2
SETTING THE MODE SWITCHES
CAUTION: Read the appropriate sections to be fully aware of the consequences when
changing switch settings.
Only qualified personnel should change switch settings.
Figure B-1 shows the location of the mode switches and the switch settings for normal operation.
These switches are set at the factory and rarely need to be changed.
Switch definitions and positions are as follows:
•
Switches 1 through 4 – For Enterasys Networks use only.
•
Switch 5 – COM Port Autobaud. The default (OFF) position enables Autobaud sensing on the
COM port for Local Management sessions. Changing the switch to the ON position disables
Autobaud sensing and sets the COM port to 9600 baud for Local Management sessions.
Figure B-1
Mode Switch Location
MODE SWITCH
ON
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1
Memory Board
3547_09
B-2
Mode Switch Bank Settings and Options
Setting the Mode Switches
•
Switch 6 – Forced BootP.
NOTE: After changing the position of Switch 6, DO NOT reapply power to the module
until there is a station on the network acting as a BootP server, which contains the
downloadable firmware image file.
DO NOT attempt a Forced BootP unless a BootP server has been configured for the module.
The BootP server references the location of a station acting as a Trivial File Transfer Protocol
(TFTP) server containing the module image file.
When the position of Switch 6 is changed and the power is cycled to the module, the device
requests the image file location from the BootP server and uses TFTP to download the image
from the TFTP server. If one of these requirements is not met, the module continues to request
either the BootP server or the TFTP server until the RESET button on the module is pressed.
Once the RESET button is pressed, the module resets after one minute and loads the image
stored in FLASH memory.
•
Switch 7 – Clear NVRAM. Changing the position of this switch resets NVRAM on the next
power-up of the device. All user-entered parameters, such as the IP address, device names, etc.,
are reset to the factory default settings. Once the module resets, you can either use the factory
default settings or reenter your own parameters.
•
Switch 8 – Reset Password/Community Names. Changing the position of this switch clears
user-entered passwords stored in NVRAM, and restores the factory default passwords on the
next power-up of the device. Once the module resets, you can either use the factory default
settings or reenter your own passwords.
NOTE: Do not change the position of Switch 8 unless it is necessary to reset the
super-user configured passwords to their factory default settings.
Mode Switch Bank Settings and Options
B-3
FLASH Memory Upgrade
B.3
FLASH MEMORY UPGRADE
FLASH memory upgrade is available for the SmartSwitch to expand from 8 to 16 MB. This
section explains how to locate and add/replace the FLASH memory. For details on getting help,
refer to Getting Help, in About This Guide.
B.3.1
Locating the FLASH Memory
Figure B-2 shows the location of the FLASH memory.
Figure B-2
FLASH Memory Location
Flash Memory
Memory Board
35471_10
B-4
Mode Switch Bank Settings and Options
FLASH Memory Upgrade
B.3.2
Installing the FLASH Memory
CAUTION: Observe all antistatic precautions when handling sensitive electronic
equipment.
To install a FLASH memory, refer to Figure B-3 and proceed as follows:
1. With the FLASH memory oriented as shown in Figure B-3, insert the FLASH memory down
between the connector.
2. Pivot the FLASH memory downward so the connector clips align with the two side notches of
the FLASH memory and the connector clips lock the FLASH memory into place.
Figure B-3
Installing the FLASH Memory
2
FLASH
Connector
Clip
1
Clip
3547_11
Mode Switch Bank Settings and Options
B-5
Installing Optional HSIM or VHSIM Interface Modules
B.4
INSTALLING OPTIONAL HSIM OR VHSIM INTERFACE MODULES
Figure B-4 shows the location of the two connectors for an optional HSIM or VHSIM. Depending
on the HSIM or VHSIM installed, one or both connectors are used.
NOTE: The installation instructions for the optional HSIM or VHSIM are in the
associated user’s guide. Do not install the HSIM or VHSIM without referring to the
proper installation guide.
Figure B-4
HSIM and VHSIM Connector Locations
Optional HSIM
or VHSIM
HSIM/VHSIM Connectors
B-6
Mode Switch Bank Settings and Options
Index
Numerics
F
100BASE-TX
requirements 2-2
10BASE-T
requirements 2-1
802.1p Port Priority
introduction to 1-6
FLASH
installation B-5
Flow Control 1-6
Front panel 1-2
A
Auto-Negotiation 1-4
G
GARP Switch Operation 1-6
Getting help xiv
GROUP SELECT button
use of the 4-1
B
H
Broadcast Suppression
introduction to 1-5
HSIM
installation of B-6
C
I
Cable specifications
100BASE-TX network 2-2
10BASE-T network 2-1
COM port
pin assignments A-2
Connecting to the network 3-7
Connectivity
introduction to 1-3
Installation
connecting to the Network 3-7
HSIM
location of B-6
VHSIM
location of B-6
L
D
Distributed Chassis Management 1-7
support 3-3, 3-5
Document conventions xiii
LANVIEW LEDs 4-1
Local Management
introduction to 1-7
Index-1
M
S
Management
use of 1-7
Mode Switch
setting B-2
Module features 1-1
Module Installation 3-3
SecureFast Switching support 3-5
SmartTrunk
introduction to 1-4
Specifications A-1
Standards compatibility 1-8
Switching options
introduction to 1-7
P
T
Pinouts
crossover 3-9
straight-through 3-9
Port redirect function
introduction to 1-5
Traffic Rate Limiting 1-5
Transmit LEDs
viewing of 4-1
Troubleshooting 4-1
checklist 4-5
R
U
Receive LEDs
viewing of 4-1
Redirect functions
port and VLAN
introduction to 1-5
Regulatory Compliance A-3
Related manuals xii
Remote Monitoring (RMON)
introduction to 1-4
RESET button 4-7
Runtime IP address discovery
introduction to 1-3
Index-2
Unpacking the module 3-2
V
VHSIM
installation of B-6
Viewing Receive and Transmit Activity
instructions for 4-1
VLAN redirect function
introduction to 1-5