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Part Number: 10016119 Rev. AB Published: January, 2008

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CONTENTS

ABOUT THIS GUIDE

 

Download the Latest Software and Documentation for Your 3Com Switch 5

 

Before You Start 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Related Documentation

6

 

 

 

 

 

1

PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

 

 

 

 

 

Overview 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction to the Switch 4210 Family PWR Switches 8

 

Introduction to the Switch 4210 Family Non-PWR Models 14

 

Technical Specifications

19

 

 

 

 

 

 

SFP Modules Supported for the Switch 4210 21

 

2 INSTALLING THE SWITCH

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rack-Mounting the Switch

24

 

 

 

 

Mounting the Switch on a Desktop

27

 

 

 

The Power-up Sequence

27

 

 

 

 

 

Connecting a Redundant Power Supply

28

 

 

Connecting the Console Cable

32

 

 

 

3 MANAGING YOUR SWITCH

 

 

 

 

Methods of Managing a Switch

36

 

 

 

Setting Up Your Switch

37

 

 

 

 

 

 

Viewing Automatically Configured IP Information

40

 

Manually Configuring IP Information

42

 

 

 

Setting Up Command Line Interface Management

47

 

Setting Up Command Line Interface Management using SSH 48

 

Setting Up Web Interface Management

48

 

 

Setting Up SNMP Management

49

 

 

 

Default Users and Passwords

 

50

 

 

 

4

PROBLEM SOLVING

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solving Problems Indicated by LEDs

52

 

 

 

Solving Hardware Problems

53

 

 

 

 

Solving Communication Problems

54

 

 

 

Solving Fabric Formation Problems

55

 

 

A

PIN-OUTS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Null Modem Cable

57

 

 

 

 

 

PC-AT Serial Cable

57

 

 

 

 

 

Modem Cable

58

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ethernet Port RJ-45 Pin Assignments

58

B

OBTAINING SUPPORT FOR YOUR 3COM PRODUCTS

 

Register Your Product to Gain Service Benefits 59

 

Solve Problems Online

59

 

 

 

 

Purchase Extended Warranty and Professional Services 59

 

Access Software Downloads

59

 

 

 

Contact Us

60

 

 

 

 

 

C

3COM NETWORK MANAGEMENT

 

3Com Network Supervisor

63

 

 

 

3Com Network Director

63

 

 

 

3Com Network Access Manager

64

 

 

3Com Enterprise Management Suite

65

 

Integration Kit with HP OpenView Network Node Manager 65

D

REDUNDANT POWER SUPPLY SAFETY INFORMATION

 

Important Safety Information

67

 

 

 

L’information de Sécurité Importante

68

 

Wichtige Sicherheitsinformationen

68

 

Información de Seguridad Importante

69

 

Importanti Informazioni di Sicurezza

71

 

Wa¿ne informacje o zabezpieczeniach

71

 

Regulatory Notices

73