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LINKBUILDER®

®FMS100-TXHUB

USERGUIDE

A member of the 3Com LinkBuilder FMS family

Part No. 09-0889-000

Published March 1996

3Com Corporation 5400 Bayfront PlazaSanta Clara, California95052-8145

© 3Com Corporation, 1996. All rights reserved. No part of this documentation may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative work (such as translation, transformation, or adaptation) without permission from 3Com Corporation.

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Guide written by John Jeter. Edited by Nancy Kurahashi. Technical illustration by Tim Buckreus. Production by Becky Whitmer.

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CONTENTS

ABOUT THIS GUIDE

Introduction 1

How to Use This Guide 1

Conventions 2

1 INTRODUCTION

General Description 1-1

Management Unit 1-3

Hub Functions 1-4

2INSTALLING THE

FMS 100-TX HUB

 

Unpacking the Hub

2-1

 

 

Positioning the Hub

2-2

 

 

Installing the Hub

2-2

 

 

 

Rack Mounting

2-3

 

 

Desktop Placement

2-5

 

 

Installing the Transceiver Interface Modules 2-5

 

Using the Redundant Power System 2-7

 

Replacing the Fuse

2-9

 

 

 

3 MAKING FMS 100-TX HUB CONNECTIONS

 

Making Network Connections

3-1

 

Hub to Node 3-2

 

 

 

Hub-to-Hub Interconnection

3-4

 

Hub to

 

 

 

 

Management Unit

3-5

 

 

Hub to Backbone

3-6

 

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