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Unpacking a Module 11

Unpacking a

3Com offers individual Switch 4005 modules for purchase so that you

Module

can:

 

Add modules to the empty slots in a chassis.

 

Have spare modules in storage at your site to meet service

 

requirements or network expansion.

 

See the Switch 4005 Installation and Maintenance Guidefor slot

 

restrictions for Switch Fabric Management Modules, Fast Ethernet

 

Interface Modules, or Gigabit Ethernet Interface Modules.

This section contains basic instructions and cautions to follow when unpacking a module shipping box.

1Before you remove the module from its shipping box, carefully examine the shipping box for signs of damage.

If the shipping box shows any signs of damage, replace any items that you have already removed, reseal the shipping box, and contact your network supplier (the company from which you purchased the product) immediately.

If you cannot contact your supplier, contact 3Com Customer Service:

If you are located in the United States or Canada, call 1-800-NET-3COM(1-800-638-3266)and select the numeric option to reach the customer service and product repair departments.

If you are located in another country, find the appropriate telephone number from the 3Com Web site:

http://www.3com.com/util/enterprise.html

2 Attach a wrist strap to yourself and a proper ground.

CAUTION: When you handle a module, 3Com recommends that you always use a wrist strap that is connected to a proper ground. This precaution helps prevent electrostatic discharge from damaging the module.

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3As shown in Figure 1, remove the module from its antistatic bag by grasping it on the faceplate. Do not touch traces, chips, or other components on the circuit board at any time.

Figure 1 Unpacking a Module Carefully

4Examine the module for obvious signs of damage.

If damage is apparent, follow the instructions in step 1.

If no damage is apparent, replace the module in its antistatic bag.

5Leave the module in its antistatic bag until you are ready to install it.

6Read the Switch 4005 Installation and Maintenance Guidefor important safety information and instructions for installing and removing modules.

A printed copy of this guide is included in all chassis shipping boxes. Alternatively, you can download a copy of this guide from the 3Com Web

site. Click the “Find Documentation” link on this page:

http://support.3com.com/index.htm

Unpacking a Power Supply

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Unpacking a Power The Switch 4005 can hold two power supplies. Only one power supply isSupply required for operation. If installed, a second power supply provides

complete redundancy if the other power supply fails.

If the power source to the Switch 4005 fails, the power supplies in the switch do not function as battery backups.

All Switch 4005 chassis ship from the manufacturing center with one power supply preinstalled. However, you can purchase a second power supply separately and install it at your site.

This section contains instructions and cautions to be aware of when unpacking an individual power supply (Model Number 3C16822).

1Before you continue to unpack the shipping box, carefully examine it for signs of damage.

If the shipping box shows any signs of damage, replace any items that you have already removed, reseal the shipping box, and contact your network supplier (the company from which you purchased the product) immediately.

If you cannot contact your supplier, contact 3Com Customer Service:

If you are located in the United States or Canada, call 1-800-NET-3COM(1-800-638-3266)and select the numeric option to reach customer service and the product repair departments.

If you are located in another country, find the appropriate telephone number from the 3Com Web site:

http://www.3com.com/util/enterprise.html

2Remove the protective wrap and inspect the power supply for damage. If damage exists, follow the instructions in step 1.

3Replace the protective wrap and return the power supply to its shipping box until you are ready to install it.

4Read the Switch 4005 Installation and Maintenance Guidefor important safety information and instructions for removing and installing power supplies.

A printed copy of this guide is included in all chassis shipping boxes. Alternatively, you can download a copy from the 3Com Web site. Click

the “Find Documentation” link on this page:

http://support.3com.com/index.htm

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Unpacking a

The Switch 4005 chassis houses two fan trays. Each fan tray contains two

Fan Tray

fans. All four fans are required for normal operation.

 

All Switch 4005 chassis and starter kits ship from the manufacturing

 

center with two fan trays preinstalled. You do not have to order or install

 

a fan tray in a Switch 4005 chassis unless one or both fans in a fan tray

 

fail.

This section contains instructions and cautions when unpacking an individual fan tray (order number 3C16823).

1Before you continue to unpack the shipping box, carefully examine it for signs of damage.

If the shipping box shows any signs of damage, replace any items that you have already removed, reseal the shipping box, and contact your network supplier (the company from which you purchased the product) immediately.

If you cannot contact your supplier, contact 3Com Customer Service:

If you are located in the United States or Canada, call 1-800-NET-3COM(1-800-638-3266)and select the numeric option to reach customer service and the product repair departments.

If you are located in another country, find the appropriate telephone number from the 3Com Web site:

http://www.3com.com/util/enterprise.html

2Remove the protective wrap and inspect the fan tray supply for damage. If damage exists, follow the instructions in step 1.

3Replace the protective wrap and return the fan tray to its shipping box until you are ready to install it.

4Read the Switch 4005 Installation and Maintenance Guidefor important safety information and instructions for removing and installing fan trays.

A printed copy of this guide is included in all chassis shipping boxes.

Alternatively, you can download a copy from the 3Com Web site. Click the “Find Documentation” link on this page:

http://support.3com.com/index.htm

DOCUMENTATION AND

2 INCLUDEDSERVICES

This chapter provides brief descriptions of the following documentation titles and how you can obtain them:

Switch 4005 Key Information Guide (this document)

Switch 4005 Installation and Maintenance Guide

Switch 4005 Software Configuration Guide

Switch 4005 Release Notes

In addition, this chapter describes the 3Com Network Supervisor software that can be obtained from 3Com’s Web site, as well as the support services that are included with the purchase of your Switch 4005.

Key Information

This guide that you are reading contains a variety of important

Guide

information, as shown in the Table of Contents.

Printed Copies A printed copy of this guide is included with every item in the Switch 4005 product set.

After you unpack shipping boxes, keep this guide in a safe place for future reference, along with your sales paperwork. For example, you may need to review the warranty terms at some point.

Electronic Copies You can download an electronic copy of this guide from the 3Com Web site. Click the “Find Documentation” link on this page:

http://support.3com.com/index.htm

The 3Com Web site contains the most updated version of this guide, or it may contain “addendums” (additional information) to the version that you received in your shipping box. We recommend that you consult the Web site for the latest documentation. Corrections to this guide are noted in Switch 4005 Release Notes.

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Installation and

The Switch 4005 Installation and Maintenance Guideprovides the

Maintenance Guide

information you need to install or replace a chassis, module, power

 

supply, or fan tray. It includes site requirements, product specifications,

 

important safety information, and installation and removal procedures.

Printed Copies

A printed copy of this guide is included with all Switch 4005 chassis. For

 

your convenience, a wired binding allows the document to lay flat from

 

any page.

 

After you install a new chassis, keep this guide in a safe place for future

 

reference when you install or replace components such as modules, fan

 

trays, and power supplies.

 

You can order a printed copy of this guide as well as a copy of the

 

Switch 4005 Software Configuration Guide (as a packaged set) with

 

order number 3C16839.

Electronic Copies

You can download an electronic copy of this guide from the 3Com Web

 

site. Click the “Find Documentation” link on this page:

 

http://support.3com.com/index.htm

 

The 3Com Web site contains the most updated version of this guide, or it

 

may contain “addendums” (additional information) to the version that

 

you received in your shipping box. We recommend that you consult the

 

Web site for the latest documentation. Corrections to this guide are

 

noted in Switch 4005 Release Notes.

Software Configuration Guide

17

Software

The Switch 4005 Software Configuration Guideprovides information

Configuration

about the switch architecture, the management interfaces, the default

Guide

software configuration that exists when you first power up the system,

 

and how to customize the software features.

Printed Copies

A printed copy of this guide is included with all Switch 4005 chassis. For

 

your convenience, a wired binding allows the document to lay flat from

 

any page.

 

You can order a printed copy of this guide as well as a copy of the

 

Switch 4005 Installation and Maintenance Guide (as a packaged set) with

 

order number 3C16839.

Electronic Copies

You can download an electronic copy of this guide from the 3Com Web

 

site. Click the “Find Documentation” link on this page:

 

http://support.3com.com/index.htm

 

The 3Com Web site contains the most updated version of this guide, or it

 

may contain “addendums” (additional information) to the version that

 

you received in your shipping box. We recommend that you consult the

 

Web site for the latest documentation. Corrections to this guide are

 

noted in Switch 4005 Release Notes.

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Release Notes

Every major release and minor release is described in the Switch 4005

 

Release Notes.

 

Patch releases that fix one or two specific problems may be accompanied

 

by a “Read-Me”document to describe the nature of the release. If no

 

Read-Medocument exists, contact 3Com technical support for

 

information about the patch before you download and install it on your

 

Switch 4005.

 

The Switch 4005 Release Notes normally contain a summary of release

 

features, brief descriptions of known problems or operational issues,

 

documentation corrections, and software installation and upgrade

 

procedures.

Electronic Copies

Software and Switch 4005 Release Notes are available only from the

Only

3Com Web site.

 

For the first release of the Switch 4005, software is preinstalled on the

 

product at the factory. Be sure to download and read the release

 

notes before you begin to customize the software.

 

For any future software release, be sure to download and read the release

 

notes before you install the software on the Switch 4005 because there

 

may be specific procedures that you must follow.

 

To download electronic copies of the Switch 4005 Release Notes, enter

 

http://support.3com.com/ as the URL, click the “Find

 

Documentation” link, then click the “Switches” link, and continue

 

clicking appropriate links for this product and the software release

 

number.

3Com Network Supervisor 19

3Com Network

Download your free copy of 3Com Network Supervisor from

Supervisor

http:\\www.3com.com\tns. 3Com Network Supervisor provides powerful

 

yet easy-to-usenetwork management tuned to the needs of small to

 

medium enterprises. Automated operations and intelligent defaults assist

 

network managers while advanced features are also available.

 

An intuitive user interface focuses on the tasks and information all

 

managers need in order to take control of their network. A discovery

 

wizard finds IP devices and links on the network including the 3Com

 

Switch 4005 and NBX telephones providing true converged network

 

management. It will discover up to 1500 devices excluding phones. 3NS

 

version 3 automatically detects network misconfgurations and

 

optimization opportunities.

 

After discovery the network structure is automatically mapped to provide

 

a graphical display of devices and connections. Working from the map

 

the network manager can quickly monitor stress, set thresholds and

 

alerts, view network events, generate reports and launch device

 

configuration tools. 3NS version 3 introduces key “Smart Event Engine”

 

functionality enabling users to automatically spot recurring and correlated

 

events.

 

To provide fast notification of problems 3Com Network Supervisor alerts

 

announce network problems via audio/visual alarms such as pagers or

 

SMS messages as well as email.

 

Network event tracking and reporting of network capacity, inventory and

 

topology as well as the ability to generate custom reports facilitate

 

proactive network management.

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Included Services The purchase of this Switch 4005 includes the following services:

Telephone Support

3Com Web and Bulletin Board Services

Software Bug Fix Releases

These services are not part of the product warranty. 3Com reserves the right to modify or cancel these included services at any time without advance notice. These services are not available where prohibited or restricted by law.

Telephone Support Telephone technical support, with coverage for basic troubleshooting only, is provided for 90 days from the date of purchase, on a commercially reasonable efforts basis. Telephone support is available from 3Com only if you purchased this product directly from 3Com, or if the your reseller is unable to provide telephone support.

For 3Com technical support contact numbers around the world, see the Technical Support appendix in the Switch 4005 Installation and Maintenance Guide orSwitch 4005 Software Configuration Guide, or visit the 3Com Web site.

3Com Web Site and Information from the 3Com Web site or bulletin board services aroundBulletin Board the world is available at no charge. These resources provide electronicServices manuals, technical tips, and other information about 3Com products.

From the 3Com Web site, you can search the 3Com Knowledgebase for information on particular problems or questions.

If you have a technical support case open with 3Com, you can access the latest information about your case from the 3Com Web site.

Software Bug Fix Access to bug fix releases of the version of software purchased andReleases registered by original Customer, as available and posted on 3Com.com;

some restrictions may apply.

CAUTION: When you download software, 3Com strongly recommends that you also download the corresponding Release Notes orRead-Medocumentation that accompanies it. If no documentation exists for the release, contact 3Com technical supportbefore you install the software.