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Allied Telesis AT-SBX8112 network chassis
SwitchBlade x8100 Series
Next generation intelligent Layer 3+ chassis switches
The Allied Telesis SwitchBlade x8100 Series of advanced Layer 3+ chassis
switches are available in 6 and 12 slot models. The CFC400 based system
delivers high availability, wirespeed performance, and a high port count.
Advanced features provide the ideal solution for the modern enterprise
network, where resiliency, reliability and high performance are the key
SwitchBlade x8100 Series switches provide
a high performing scalable solution, with
an extensive range of connectivity options.
Dual CFC400 control cards provide
resiliency. Gigabit and 10 Gigabit line card
options ensure a system capable of meeting
the requirements of today’s networks, and
the flexibility to expand when required.
High performing
Dual CFC400 control cards provide
80Gbps non-blocking throughput to
each line card slot, providing maximum
performance and wirespeed delivery of
critical IPv4 and IPv6 traffic.
Enjoy effortless maximum availability of
premium services and applications, with
industry-leading Quality of Service (QoS)
features managing network responsiveness.
over Ethernet (PoE) PSUs maximizes
power available to connected devices.
The active/active control cards interconnect
through redundant paths to the line
cards over a passive backplane. Control
cards, line cards, power supplies and fan
tray are all hot-swappable, to minimize
downtime when performing maintenance
or upgrading the system.
To provide a high-speed solution where
recovery occurs within as little as 50ms,
SwitchBlade x8100 Series switches can be
deployed in a ring-based topology, with the
protected ring running at up to 10Gbps.
This high performing resilient design for
distributed networks is made possible
with Allied Telesis EPSRing™ (Ethernet
Protection Switched Ring) technology.
Powerful network management
The Allied Telesis Management Framework
(AMF) meets the increased management
requirements of modern converged
networks, automating many everyday tasks
including configuration management. AMF
has powerful centralized management
features that manage a complete network
as a single virtual device. The network can
be expanded with plug-and-play simplicity,
and network node recovery is fully zerotouch.
The choice of 6 and 12-slot chassis versions
provides a powerful solution for networks
of all sizes, and both versions share the
same fully featured AlliedWare Plus™
Operating System.
There are currently three 24-port Gigabit
line cards available: copper, PoE+ and fiber
SwitchBlade x8100 Series switches operate
with one AC or DC system PSU. Installing
a second load-sharing PSU provides
ultimate redundancy. Installing two Power
To expand the SwitchBlade x8100 system
to encompass large networks, including
stacking two chassis with VCStack Plus™,
the CFC400 control cards can be replaced
with CFC960 control cards.
The 40-port Gigabit copper line card
maximizes port density, providing up to
400 Gigabit copper ports in a single 7RU
SwitchBlade x8112 chassis, or 200 Gigabit
copper ports in a single 4RU SwitchBlade
x8106 chassis.
The 6-port 10 Gigabit (SFP+) line card
provides the SwitchBlade x8100 Series with
high-speed backbone connectivity.
Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+)
SwitchBlade x8100 Series switches support
IEEE 802.3at PoE+ (30W) allowing you
to future-proof your
network. The greater
power supplied by PoE+ supports
applications such as pan, tilt and zoom IP
surveillance cameras, IP video phones, and
wireless access points.
Environmentally friendly
SwitchBlade x8100 Series switches are
designed to reduce power consumption
and minimize hazardous waste. Features
include high efficiency
power supplies and low
power chip sets. An ECOSwitch button on the front panel allows
additional power conservation, by turning
off all diagnostic LED indicators when they
are not required.
New features
»»Allied Telesis Management Framework (AMF)
enhancements for networks up to 80 nodes
»»BGP4+ for IPv6
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Key Features
Allied Telesis Management Framework (AMF)
Power over Ethernet Plus (PoE+)
»»Allied Telesis Management Framework (AMF) is a
sophisticated suite of management tools that provide
a simplified approach to network
management. Common tasks are automated, or
made so simple that you can achieve the everyday
running of a network without the need for highly
trained network engineers. Powerful features like
centralized management, auto-backup, auto-upgrade,
auto-provisioning and auto-recovery enable plug-andplay networking and zero-touch management.
»»Any SwitchBlade x8100 Series switch can operate
as the AMF network master, storing firmware and
configuration backups for all other network nodes.
The AMF master enables auto-provisioning and
auto-upgrade by providing appropriate files to new
network members.
»»The CFC400 can manage AMF networks of up to 80
nodes, which can be located locally or across WAN
»»With PoE, a separate power connection to media
end points such as IP phones and wireless access
points is not necessary. PoE+ provides even greater
flexibility, providing the capability to connect devices
requiring more power (up to 30 Watts)—for example,
tilt and zoom security cameras.
»»sFlow is an industry standard technology for
monitoring high-speed switched networks. It gives
complete visibility into network use, enabling
performance optimization, usage accounting/billing,
and defence against security threats. Sampled
packets sent to a collector ensure it always has a
real-time view of network traffic.
Ease of management
»»The AlliedWare Plus operating system incorporates an
industry standard CLI, facilitating intuitive
»»You can automate configuration tasks since
commands may be used in scripts. Triggers can also
be utilized. These provide a powerful mechanism for
automatic and timed management, by automating
command execution in response to specific events.
»»With three distinct user modes, the CLI is very secure,
and the use of encrypted remote login sessions
ensures CLI access is not compromised.
EPSRing™ (Ethernet Protection Switched Ring)
»»EPSRing and 10 Gigabit Ethernet allow several
switches to form a high-speed protected ring capable
of recovery within as little as 50ms. This feature is
perfect for high performance and high availability at
the core of enterprise or provider access networks.
»»Superloop Protection enables a link between two
EPSR nodes to be in separate EPSR domains,
improving redundancy and network fault resiliency.
Access Control Lists (ACLs)
»»AlliedWare Plus™ delivers industry-standard
access control functionality with ACLs. ACLs filter
network traffic to control whether routed packets
are forwarded or blocked at the port interface. This
provides a powerful network security mechanism to
select the types of traffic to be analyzed, forwarded,
or otherwise influenced.
Industry-leading Quality of Service (QoS)
»»Comprehensive low-latency wirespeed QoS provides
flow-based traffic management with full classification,
prioritization, traffic shaping and min/max bandwidth
profiles. Enjoy boosted network performance and
guaranteed delivery of business-critical Ethernet
services and applications. Time-critical services
such as voice and video take precedence over nonessential services such as file downloads, maintaining
responsiveness of enterprise applications.
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AlliedWare Plus licensing unlocks new features
»»With AlliedWare Plus, a single license password is all
that is necessary to unlock additional feature bundles
that ship with the switch. The feature bundles provide
a very simple upgrade path.
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
»»DHCPv6 is used to dynamically assign IPv6
addresses to hosts from a central location. Acting as
DHCPv6 client enables the switch to receive an IPv6
address, and acting as server enables the switch to
dynamically allocate IPv6 addresses to hosts. The
DHCPv6 server and client both support the Prefix
Delegation feature which allocates a whole IPv6
subnet to a DHCP client. The client, in turn, can
allocate addresses from this subnet to the hosts that
are connected to it.
Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRPv3)
»»VRRPv3 is a protocol for providing device redundancy,
by connecting redundant WAN gateway routers or
server access switches in an IPv6 network. It allows
a backup router or switch to automatically take over if
the primary (master) router or switch fails.
Network Access Control (NAC)
»»NAC allows for unprecedented control over user
access to the network in order to mitigate threats to
network infrastructure. Allied Telesis SwitchBlade
x8100 Series switches use IEEE 802.1x port-based
authentication in partnership with standardscompliant dynamic VLAN assignment, to assess a
user’s adherence to network security policies and
either grant access or offer remediation.
»»If multiple users share a port, multi-authentication
can be used. Different users on the same port can be
assigned into different VLANs, and so given different
levels of network access. Additionally, a Guest VLAN
can be configured to provide a catch-all for users who
aren’t authenticated.
»»Authentication options on SwitchBlade x8100
switches also include alternatives to IEEE 802.1x
port-based authentication, such as Web
authentication to enable guest access, and MAC
authentication for end points that do not have an
IEEE 802.1x supplicant. All three authentication
methods—IEEE 802.1x, MAC-based and
Web-based—can be enabled simultaneously on the
same port. This is called tri-authentication.
Link aggregation
»»Link aggregation allows a number of individual
switch ports to be combined, forming a single logical
connection of higher bandwidth. This provides a
higher performance link, and redundancy for a
reliable and robust network. The SwitchBlade x8100
Series allow link aggregation groups to be created
across line cards to maximize link resiliency.
Hardware performance
»»Layer-3 switching and routing is performed in
specialized ASIC hardware for wirespeed packet
forwarding and maximum throughput.
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Key Solutions
Network core resiliency
The convergence of network services
in the enterprise has led to increasing
demand for high performing networks
with minimal downtime. In this solution,
a SwitchBlade x8112 with dual CFC400
control cards provides a powerful
network core with extremely high
reliability. PSU redundancy ensures
maximum uptime, while hot-swappable
PSUs, fan tray, control and line cards
allow for system maintenance or
reconfiguration with no network
10 0-2
x5 x60
Real-time applications like VoIP and
streaming video are assured premium
service on the network, as near hitless
failover between the dual control cards
on the SwitchBlade x8112 means there
is no perceptible disruption in the case
of a problem.
10 0-2
x5 x60
Link aggregation across line cards
to servers, network storage, and
distribution switches leaves no single
point of failure in this high performing
network core.
Network Attached
10 Gigabit link
1 Gigabit link
10/100 link
Link aggregation
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Key Solutions
Distributed network with EPSRing
Wherever a distributed network design is required,
Allied Telesis Ethernet Protection Switched Ring (EPSRing) with
the SwitchBlade x8106 is ideal, providing high-speed 10GbE
connectivity. Failover in a little as 50ms prevents a node or
link failure from affecting customer experience, even when
using demanding applications such as IP telephony and video
This is the ideal solution for ensuring continual access to online
resources and applications in a multi-building business. Now
that technology has made high-availability and high-bandwidth
so accessible, corporate business, education providers and
other enterprise network users can enjoy the many benefits
that EPSRing provides. This advanced self-healing network
technology meets today's constant demand for information.
10 Gigabit link
1 Gigabit link
10/100 link
Link aggregation
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Product Specifications
AT-SBx81CFC400 (Controller Fabric Card)
»»128MB flash memory
»»Up to 32K MAC addresses*
»»Up to 16K IP routes maximum*
»»24Mbit packet buffer memory
»»Supports 10KB jumbo packets
»»4K VLANs
AT-SBx81GP24 (24 x 10/100/1000T PoE+ line card)
»»12Mbit packet buffer memory
AT-SBx81GT24 (24 x 10/100/1000T line card)
»»12Mbit packet buffer memory
AT-SBx81GT40 (40 x 10/100/1000T RJ.5 line card)
»»32Mbit packet buffer memory
AT-SBx81GS24a (24 x 100/1000 SFP line card)
»»24Mbit packet buffer memory
AT-SBx81XS6 (6 x 10Gbps SFP+ line card)
»»24Mbit packet buffer memory
»»Modular AlliedWare Plus operating system
»»Redundant controller fabric cards
»»Redundant 1200W AC or DC system power supplies
»»Load-sharing 1200W PoE+ power supplies
»»Full environmental monitoring of PSUs, fans,
temperature and internal voltages. SNMP traps alert
network managers in case of failure
»»Route maps and route redistribution (OSPF, BGP, RIP)
»»Static unicast and multicast routes for IPv4
»»UDP broadcast helper (IP helper)
»»Loop protection: loop detection and thrash limiting
»»PVST+ compatibility mode
»»STP root guard
IPv6 features
Security features
»»DHCPv6 relay, DHCPv6 client
»»DNSv6 relay, DNSv6 client
»»IPv4 and IPv6 dual stack
»»IPv6 QoS and hardware ACLs
»»Device management over IPv6 networks with
SNMPv6, Telnetv6, SSHv6 and Syslogv6
»»NTPv6 client and server
»»Static unicast and multicast routes for IPv6
»»Access Control Lists (ACLs) based on layer 3 and 4
»»Configurable auth-fail and guest VLANs
»»Authentication, Authorisation and Accounting (AAA)
»»Bootloader can be password protected for device
»»BPDU protection
»»DHCP snooping, IP source guard and Dynamic ARP
Inspection (DAI)
»»Dynamic VLAN assignment
»»MAC address filtering and MAC address lock-down
»»Network Access and Control (NAC) features manage
endpoint security
»»Port-based learn limits (intrusion detection)
»»Private VLANs provide security and port isolation for
multiple customers using the same VLAN
»»Secure Copy (SCP)
»»Strong password security and encryption
»»Tri-authentication: MAC-based, web-based and IEEE
»»Allied Telesis Management Framework (AMF) enables
powerful centralized management and zero-touch
device installation and recovery
»»Eco-friendly mode allows ports and LEDs to be
disabled to save power
»»Web-based Graphical User Interface (GUI)
»»Industry-standard CLI with context-sensitive help
»»Out-of-band 10/100/1000T Ethernet management
port on the CFC front panel for ease of access
»»Powerful CLI scripting engine and built-in text editor
»»Comprehensive SNMP MIB support for standardsbased device management
»»Management via Telnet or SSH to CLI, or HTTP to
web interface (GUI)
»»Event-based triggers allow user-defined scripts to be
executed upon selected system events
»»USB interface allows software release files, configurations and other files to be stored for backup and
distribution to other devices
Quality of Service (QoS)
»»High-speed line slots support any mix of hotswappable cards for port flexibility and application
»»Premium license option for additional features
»»AMF Master license option
Flexibility and compatibility
»»Gigabit SFP ports will support any combination of
1000T, 100FX, 100BX, 1000SX, 1000LX, 1000ZX
or 1000ZX CWDM SFPs
»»10G SFP+ ports will support any combination of
10GSR, 10GLR or 10GER SFP+ modules and SFP+
direct attach cables
Diagnostic tools
»»Hardware health monitoring
»»Automatic link flap detection and port shutdown
»»Optical Digital Diagnostic Monitoring (DDM)
»»Ping polling and TraceRoute for IPv4 and IPv6
»»Port mirroring
IPv4 features
»»Black hole routing
»»Directed broadcast forwarding
»»DNS relay
»»Equal Cost Multi Path (ECMP) routing
»»8 priority queues with a hierarchy of high priority
queues for real time traffic, and mixed scheduling, for
each switch port
»»Limit bandwidth per port or per traffic class down to
»»Wirespeed traffic classification with low latency
essential for VoIP and real-time streaming media
»»Policy-based QoS based on VLAN, port, MAC and
general packet classifiers
»»Policy-based storm protection
»»Taildrop for queue congestion control
»»Strict priority, weighted round robin or mixed
»»IP precedence and DiffServ marking based on layer
2, 3 and 4 headers
»»DSCP remarking based on TCP/UDP port number
Resiliency features
»»Control Plane Prioritization (CPP) ensures the CPU
always has sufficient bandwidth to process network
control traffic
»»Dynamic link failover (host attach)
»»EPSRing (Ethernet Protection Switched Rings) with
SuperLoop Protection (SLP)
»»EPSR enhanced recovery for extra resiliency
Environmental specifications
»»Operating temperature range:
0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F).
Derated by 1°C per 305 meters (1,000 ft)
»»Storage temperature range:
-25°C to 70°C (-13°F to 158°F)
»»Operating relative humidity range:
5% to 90% non-condensing
»»Storage relative humidity range:
5% to 95% non-condensing
»»Operating altitude:
3,048 meters maximum (10,000 ft)
Electrical approvals and compliances
»»EMC: EN55022 class A, FCC class A, VCCI class A
»»Immunity: EN55024, EN61000-3-levels 2
(Harmonics), and 3 (Flicker) – AC models only
»»Standards: UL60950-1, CAN/CSA-C22.2
No. 60950-1-03, EN60950-1, EN60825-1,
AS/NZS 60950.1
»»Certification: UL, cUL, TUV
Restrictions on Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
»»EU RoHS compliant
»»China RoHS compilant
Country of origin
* Depending on selected configuration
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Standards and Protocols
AlliedWare Plus Operating System
Version 5.4.4
RFC 1321 MD5 Message-Digest algorithm
RFC 1828 IP authentication using keyed MD5
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
BGP dynamic capability
BGP outbound route filtering
RFC 1772 Application of the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) in the Internet
RFC 1997 BGP communities attribute
RFC 2385 Protection of BGP sessions via the TCP MD5 signature option
RFC 2439 BGP route flap damping
RFC 2545 Use of BGP-4 multiprotocol extensions for IPv6 inter-domain routing
RFC 2858 Multiprotocol extensions for BGP-4
RFC 2918 Route refresh capability for BGP-4
RFC 3392 Capabilities advertisement with BGP-4
RFC 3882 Configuring BGP to block Denial-of-Service (DoS) attacks
RFC 4271 Border Gateway Protocol 4 (BGP-4)
RFC 4360 BGP extended communities
RFC 4456 BGP route reflection - an alternative to full mesh iBGP
RFC 4724 BGP graceful restart
RFC 4893 BGP support for four-octet AS number space
RFC 5065 Autonomous system confederations for BGP
FIPS 180-1 Secure Hash standard (SHA-1)
FIPS 186
Digital signature standard (RSA)
FIPS 46-3 Data Encryption Standard (DES and 3DES)
IEEE 802.1AXLink aggregation (static and LACP)
IEEE 802.2 Logical Link Control (LLC)
IEEE 802.3 Ethernet
IEEE 802.3ab1000BASE-T
IEEE 802.3adStatic and dynamic link aggregation
IEEE 802.3ae10 Gigabit Ethernet
IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE)
IEEE 802.3at Power over Ethernet plus (PoE+)
IEEE 802.3azEnergy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-X
IEEE 802.3x Flow control - full-duplex operation
IEEE 802.3z 1000BASE-X
IPv4 features
RFC 768 User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
RFC 791 Internet Protocol (IP)
RFC 792 Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
RFC 793 Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
RFC 826 Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
RFC 894 Standard for the transmission of IP datagrams over Ethernet networks
RFC 919 Broadcasting Internet datagrams
RFC 922 Broadcasting Internet datagrams in the
presence of subnets
RFC 932 Subnetwork addressing scheme
RFC 950 Internet standard subnetting procedure
RFC 951 Bootstrap Protocol (BootP)
RFC 1027 Proxy ARP
RFC 1035 DNS client
RFC 1042 Standard for the transmission of IP datagrams over IEEE 802 networks
RFC 1071 Computing the Internet checksum
RFC 1122 Internet host requirements
RFC 1191 Path MTU discovery
RFC 1256 ICMP router discovery messages
RFC 1518 An architecture for IP address allocation with CIDR
RFC 1519 Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR)
RFC 1542 Clarifications and extensions for BootP
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RFC 1591 Domain Name System (DNS)
RFC 1812 Requirements for IPv4 routers
RFC 1918 IP addressing
RFC 2581 TCP congestion control
IPv6 features
RFC 1981 Path MTU discovery for IPv6
RFC 2460 IPv6 specification
RFC 2464 Transmission of IPv6 packets over Ethernet networks
RFC 3056 Connection of IPv6 domains via IPv4 clouds
RFC 3484 Default address selection for IPv6
RFC 3596 DNS extensions to support IPv6
RFC 4007 IPv6 scoped address architecture
RFC 4193 Unique local IPv6 unicast addresses
RFC 4291 IPv6 addressing architecture
RFC 4443 Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMPv6)
RFC 4861 Neighbor discovery for IPv6
RFC 4862 IPv6 Stateless Address Auto-Configuration (SLAAC)
RFC 5014 IPv6 socket API for source address selection
RFC 5095 Deprecation of type 0 routing headers in IPv6
RFC 5175 IPv6 Router Advertisement (RA) flags option
RFC 6105 IPv6 Router Advertisement (RA) guard
AMF MIB and SNMP traps
AT Enterprise MIB
SNMPv1, v2c and v3
IEEE 802.1ABLink Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)
RFC 1155 Structure and identification of management information for TCP/IP-based Internets
RFC 1157 Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
RFC 1212 Concise MIB definitions
RFC 1213 MIB for network management of TCP/IP-based Internets: MIB-II
RFC 1215 Convention for defining traps for use with the SNMP
RFC 1227 SNMP MUX protocol and MIB
RFC 1239 Standard MIB
RFC 1724 RIPv2 MIB extension
RFC 2011 SNMPv2 MIB for IP using SMIv2
RFC 2012 SNMPv2 MIB for TCP using SMIv2
RFC 2013 SNMPv2 MIB for UDP using SMIv2
RFC 2096 IP forwarding table MIB
RFC 2578 Structure of Management Information v2 (SMIv2)
RFC 2579 Textual conventions for SMIv2
RFC 2580 Conformance statements for SMIv2
RFC 2674 Definitions of managed objects for bridges with traffic classes, multicast filtering and VLAN extensions
RFC 2741 Agent extensibility (AgentX) protocol
RFC 2787 Definitions of managed objects for VRRP
RFC 2819 RMON MIB (groups 1,2,3 and 9)
RFC 2863 Interfaces group MIB
RFC 3164 Syslog protocol
RFC 3176 sFlow: a method for monitoring traffic in switched and routed networks
RFC 3411 An architecture for describing SNMP
management frameworks
RFC 3412 Message processing and dispatching for the SNMP
RFC 3413 SNMP applications
RFC 3414 User-based Security Model (USM) for SNMPv3
RFC 3415 View-based Access Control Model (VACM) for SNMP
RFC 3416 Version 2 of the protocol operations for the SNMP
RFC 3417 Transport mappings for the SNMP
RFC 3418 MIB for SNMP
RFC 3621 Power over Ethernet (PoE) MIB
RFC 3635 Definitions of managed objects for the Ethernet-
like interface types
RFC 3636 IEEE 802.3 MAU MIB
RFC 4188 Definitions of managed objects for bridges
RFC 4318 Definitions of managed objects for bridges with RSTP
RFC 4560 Definitions of managed objects for remote ping, traceroute and lookup operations
RFC 6527 Definitions of managed objects for VRRPv3
Multicast support
Bootstrap Router (BSR) mechanism for PIM-SM
IGMP query solicitation
IGMP snooping (v1, v2 and v3)
IGMP snooping fast-leave
IGMP/MLD multicast forwarding (IGMP/MLD proxy)
MLD snooping (v1 and v2)
PIM for IPv6
RFC 1112 Host extensions for IP multicasting (IGMPv1)
RFC 2236 Internet Group Management Protocol v2 (IGMPv2)
RFC 2710 Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD) for IPv6
RFC 2715 Interoperability rules for multicast routing protocols
RFC 3376 IGMPv3
RFC 3810 Multicast Listener Discovery v2 (MLDv2) for IPv6
RFC 3973 PIM Dense Mode (DM)
RFC 4541 IGMP and MLD snooping switches
RFC 4601 Protocol Independent Multicast - Sparse Mode (PIM-SM): protocol specification (revised)
RFC 4604 Using IGMPv3 and MLDv2 for source-specific multicast
RFC 4607 Source-specific multicast for IP
Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
OSPF link-local signaling
OSPF MD5 authentication
OSPF restart signaling
Out-of-band LSDB resync
RFC 1245 OSPF protocol analysis
RFC 1246 Experience with the OSPF protocol
RFC 1370 Applicability statement for OSPF
RFC 1765 OSPF database overflow
RFC 2328 OSPFv2
RFC 2370 OSPF opaque LSA option
RFC 2740 OSPFv3 for IPv6
RFC 3101 OSPF Not-So-Stubby Area (NSSA) option
RFC 3509 Alternative implementations of OSPF area border routers
RFC 3623 Graceful OSPF restart
RFC 3630 Traffic engineering extensions to OSPF
RFC 4552 Authentication/confidentiality for OSPFv3
RFC 5329 Traffic engineering extensions to OSPFv3
Quality of Service (QoS)
IEEE 802.1p Priority tagging
RFC 2211 Specification of the controlled-load network element service
RFC 2474 DiffServ precedence for eight queues/port
RFC 2475 DiffServ architecture
RFC 2597 DiffServ Assured Forwarding (AF)
RFC 3246 DiffServ Expedited Forwarding (EF)
Resiliency features
IEEE 802.1D MAC bridges
IEEE 802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP)
IEEE 802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
RFC 5798 Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol version 3 (VRRPv3) for IPv4 and IPv6
Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
RFC 1058 Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
RFC 2080 RIPng for IPv6
RFC 2081 RIPng protocol applicability statement
RFC 2082 RIP-2 MD5 authentication
RFC 2453 RIPv2
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Security features
SSH remote login
SSLv2 and SSLv3
TACACS+ accounting and authentication
IEEE 802.1X authentication protocols (TLS, TTLS, PEAP and MD5)
IEEE 802.1X multi-supplicant authentication
IEEE 802.1X port-based network access control
RFC 2246 TLS protocol v1.0
RFC 2866 RADIUS accounting
RFC 2868 RADIUS attributes for tunnel protocol support
RFC 3546 Transport Layer Security (TLS) extensions
RFC 3579 RADIUS support for Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)
RFC 3580 IEEE 802.1x RADIUS usage guidelines
RFC 3748 PPP Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)
RFC 4251 Secure Shell (SSHv2) protocol architecture
RFC 4252 Secure Shell (SSHv2) authentication protocol
RFC 4253
RFC 4254
RFC 854
RFC 855
RFC 857
RFC 858
RFC 1091
RFC 1350
RFC 1985
RFC 2049
RFC 2131
RFC 2132
RFC 2554
RFC 2616
RFC 2821
RFC 2822
RFC 3046
Secure Shell (SSHv2) transport layer protocol
Secure Shell (SSHv2) connection protocol
Telnet protocol specification
Telnet option specifications
Telnet echo option
Telnet suppress go ahead option
Telnet terminal-type option
Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)
SMTP service extension
DHCPv4 (server, relay and client)
DHCP options and BootP vendor extensions
SMTP service extension for authentication
Hypertext Transfer Protocol - HTTP/1.1
Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP)
Internet message format
DHCP relay agent information option (DHCP option 82)
RFC 3315 DHCPv6 (server, relay and client)
RFC 3633 IPv6 prefix options for DHCPv6
RFC 3646 DNS configuration options for DHCPv6
RFC 3993 Subscriber-ID suboption for DHCP relay agent option
RFC 4330 Simple Network Time Protocol (SNTP) version 4
RFC 5905 Network Time Protocol (NTP) version 4
VLAN support
Generic VLAN Registration Protocol (GVRP)
IEEE 802.1adProvider bridges (VLAN stacking, Q-in-Q)
IEEE 802.1Q Virtual LAN (VLAN) bridges
IEEE 802.1v VLAN classification by protocol and port
IEEE 802.3acVLAN tagging
Voice over IP (VoIP)
Voice VLAN
Physical specifications
AT-SBx8112 chassis
Dimensions (WxDxH)
48.0 x 38.8 x 31.0 cm
Weight (kg/lbs)
17.8 kg (39.1 lb)
AT-SBx8106 chassis
AT-SBx81CFC400 controller fabric card
AT-SBx81GP24 PoE+ line card
AT-SBx81GT24 line card
AT-SBx81GT40 RJ point five line card
AT-SBx81GS24a SFP line card
AT-SBx81XS6 SFP+ line card
AT-SBxPWRSYS1 AC sys power supply
AT-SBxPWRSYS1-80 DC sys power supply
AT-SBxPWRPOE1 PoE power supply
AT-SBxFAN12 fan tray
AT-SBxFAN06 fan tray
48.0 x 38.8 x 17.6 cm
20.7 x 31.3 x 4.1 cm
20.7 x 31.3 x 4.1 cm
20.7 x 31.3 x 4.1 cm
20.7 x 31.3 x 4.1 cm
20.7 x 31.3 x 4.1 cm
20.7 x 31.3 x 4.1 cm
10.2 x 32.2 x 4.3 cm
10.2 x 32.2 x 4.3 cm
10.2 x 32.2 x 4.3 cm
2.7 x 33.4 x 26.0 cm
2.6 x 29.8 x 10.3 cm
14.4 kg (31.8 lb)
1.1 kg (2.4 lb)
1.1 kg (2.3 lb)
1.1 kg (2.3 lb)
1.1 kg (2.3 lb)
1.1 kg (2.3 lb)
0.8 kg (1.8 lb)
2.8 kg (6.1 lb)
2.8 kg (6.1 lb)
2.7 kg (6.0 lb)
1.8 kg (4.0 lb)
0.86 kg (1.9 lb)
PoE power provisioning
Maximum number of ports that can be powered (with 2 x AT-SBxPWRPOE1 installed)
PoE Power
PSUs in redundant mode
PSUs in boost mode
Class 3 (15.4W)
Class 4 (30W)
Chassis switching fabric
Power consumption
2 x CFC400
Heat dissipation
164.8 BTU/hr
117.4 BTU/hr
117.4 BTU/hr
183.7 BTU/hr
192.1 BTU/hr
164.8 BTU/hr
Power efficiency
Maximum power supply efficiency (based on 100V input voltage)
78.4% (100% load)
81.8% (50% load)
81.3% (100% load)
83.6% (50% load)
Power characteristics
Voltage: 100-240V AC (10% auto-ranging)
Frequency: 50/60 Hz
Maximum current: 16A @ 100V
Control and Line Card switching capacity and forwarding rates
Switching capacity
Forwarding rate
Measured in microseconds (µs) at 64byte framesize
36.0 µs
36.0 µs
165.0 µs
38.5 µs
3.1 µs (10Gbit)
5.6 µs
5.6 µs
20.0 µs
7.0 µs
2.6 µs
2.6 µs
6.0 µs
2.8 µs
SwitchBlade x8100 Series with CFC400 | 7
SwitchBlade x8100 Series (SBx81CFC400) | Intelligent Layer 3+ Chassis Switches
Ordering Information
96-port PoE+ starter bundle
1 x AT-SBx8112 chassis
1 x AT-SBx81CFC400 controller fabric card
4 x AT-SBx81GP24 PoE+ line card
1 x AT-SBxPWRSYS1 system power supply
1 x AT-SBxPWRPOE1 PoE power supply
12-port 10G resiliency starter bundle
1 x AT-SBx8112 chassis
2 x AT-SBx81CFC400 controller fabric card
2 x AT-SBx81XS6 SFP+ Ethernet line card
2 x AT-SBxPWRSYS1 system power supply
Rack mount 12-slot chassis with fan tray
Rack mount 6-slot chassis with fan tray
Contains four fans, temperature sensors and
controller board
10GLR 1310 nm medium-haul, 10 km with SMF
1000LX GbE single-mode 1310 nm fiber up to 10 km
10GER 1550 nm long-haul, 40 km with SMF
1000LX GbE single-mode 1310 nm fiber up to 10 km
industrial temperature
10GER 1550 nm long-haul, 80 km with SMF
10GbE cables
1 meter SFP+ direct attach cable
3 meter SFP+ direct attach cable
7 meter SFP+ direct attach cable
SFP modules
100FX multi-mode 1310 nm fiber up to 2 km
1000LX GbE Bi-Di (1310 nm Tx, 1490 nm Rx)
fiber up to 10 km
1000LX GbE Bi-Di (1490 nm Tx, 1310 nm Rx)
fiber up to 10 km
1000LX GbE single-mode 1310 nm fiber up to 40 km
1000ZX GbE single-mode 1550 nm fiber up to 80 km
RJ point five to RJ-45 cables
For use with AT-SBx81GT40
100FX single-mode 1310 nm fiber up to 15 km
AT-UTP/RJ point five-100-A-008
RJ point five to RJ-45 1 m Ethernet cables
(pack of 8)
100BX Bi-Di (1310 nm Tx, 1550 nm Rx) fiber up to
10 km
AT-UTP/RJ point five-300-A-008
RJ point five to RJ-45 3 m Ethernet cables
(pack of 8)
24-port 10/100/1000T PoE+ Ethernet line card
100BX Bi-Di (1550 nm Tx, 1310nm Rx) fiber up to
10 km
Feature licenses
24-port 10/100/1000T Ethernet line card
1000T 100 m copper
40-port 10/100/1000T RJ.5 Ethernet line card
1000SX GbE multi-mode 850 nm fiber up to 550 m
24-port 100/1000X SFP Ethernet line card
1000SX GbE multi-mode 850 nm fiber up to 550 m
industrial temperature
6-port 10GbE SFP+ Ethernet line card
1000X GbE multi-mode 1310 nm fiber up to 2 km
Contains two fans, temperature sensors and
controller board
400Gbps Controller fabric card
»» OSPF*
»» BGP4
»» PIMv4-SM, DM,
»» VLAN double
tagging (Q-in-Q)
»» RIPng
»» OSPFv3
»» BGP4+ for IPv6
»» MLDv1 & v2
»» PIMv6-SM
1200W AC system power supply
1200W DC system power supply
1200W AC PoE power supply
»» RADIUS-Full
Where xx =
10 for US power cord
20 for no power cord
30 for UK power cord
40 for Australian power cord
50 for European power cord
10GbE SFP+ modules
10GSR 850 nm short-haul, 300 m with MMF
Power cords are only shipped with AT-SBxPWRSYS1 or
AT-SBxPWRPOE1 power supplies.
Note: Power entry connector is IEC 60320 C19 (High capacity)
AMF Master
License up to
40 nodes
»» AMF Master 40
AMF Master
License up to
80 nodes
»» AMF Master 80
Allows all
nodes to join
AMF network
»» AMF All Clients
* 64 OSPF routes included in base license
Only a single license is required per chassis. This is
automatically synchronized to the second control card
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