3COM 4210G User Manual
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3Com Switch 4210G Family

Getting Started Guide

Manual Version: 6W100-20100203 www.3com.com

3Com Corporation

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About This Manual


3Com Switch 4210G Family Getting Started Guide is organized as follows:







Router Overview


Briefly introduces the appearance, system description, as well as



the features and applications of the 3Com Switch 4210G Family.












Describes the requirements on installation site, the safety


Preparing for Installation

recommendations before and during installation, and the required













Covers the procedures for installing the 3Com Switch 4210G


Installing the Switch


Family, ground wire connection, power module installation,




interface module installation, and so on.







Starting and Configuring the

Helps you get familiar with the basic knowledge of how to boot and

configure the 3Com Switch 4210G Family, including device




startup, power-on,and initialization of system files, and so on.










Boot ROM and


Introduces how to load Boot ROM and host software for the



Software Loading


3Com Switch 4210G Family.









Introduces the problems that might occur during the installation

and the booting of the 3Com Switch 4210G Family and the related









The manual uses the following conventions:

Command conventions






The keywords of a command line are in Boldface.








Command arguments are in italic.






[ ]

Items (keywords or arguments) in square brackets [ ] are optional.




{ x | y | ... }

Alternative items are grouped in braces and separated by vertical bars.

One is selected.










[ x | y | ... ]

Optional alternative items are grouped in square



separated by vertical bars. One or none is selected.








{ x | y | ... } *

Alternative items are grouped in braces and separated by vertical bars.

A minimum of one or a maximum of all can be selected.










[ x | y | ... ] *

Optional alternative items are grouped in square



separated by vertical bars. Many or none can be selected.







The argument(s) before the ampersand (&) sign can be entered 1 to n












A line starting with the # sign is comments.