Allied Telesis AT-2711FX-ST User Manual
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AT-2711Series Adapters

Fiber Fast Ethernet Adapters

AT-2711FX/SC

AT-2711FX/LC

AT-2711FX/ST

AT-2711FX/MT

AT-2711LX/SC

AT-2711LX/LC

Installation and User’s Guide

613-000525Rev. B

Copyright 2013 Allied Telesis, Inc.

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced without prior written permission from Allied Telesis, Inc.

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Allied Telesis, Inc. reserves the right to make changes in specifications and other information contained in this document without prior written notice. The information provided herein is subject to change without notice. In no event shall Allied Telesis, Inc. be liable for any incidental, special, indirect, or consequential damages whatsoever, including but not limited to lost profits, arising out of or related to this manual or the information contained herein, even if Allied Telesis, Inc. has been advised of, known, or should have known, the possibility of such damages.

Electrical Safety and Emissions

Standards

This product meets the following standards:

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U.S. Federal Communications Commission

Declaration of Conformity

Manufacturer Name: Allied Telesis, Inc.

Declares that the product: Fiber Fast Ethernet Adapter

Model Numbers: AT-2711FX/SC,AT-2711FX/LC,AT-2711FX/ST,AT-2711FX/MT,AT-2711LX/SC,AT-2711LX/LC

This product complies with FCC Part 15B, Class B Limits:

This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device must not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Radiated Energy

Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device pursuant to Part 15 of FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on. The user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

-Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

-Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver.

-Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

-Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Changes and modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer or registrant of this equipment can void your authority to operate this equipment under Federal Communications Commission rules.

Industry Canada

This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.

Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003du Canada.

European Union Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances

(RoHS) in Electrical and Electronic Equipment

This Allied Telesis RoHS-compliantproduct conforms to the European Union Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS) in Electrical and Electronic Equipment. Allied Telesis ensures RoHS conformance by requiring supplier Declarations of Conformity, monitoring incoming materials, and maintaining manufacturing process controls.

RFI Emissions

FCC Class B, EN55022 Class B, VCCI Class B, C-TICK,CE

Immunity

EN55024 Class B

Electrical Safety

EN60950-1(TUV), UL60950-1(CULUS)

Laser Safety

EN60825

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Translated Safety Statements

Important: Theindicates that a translation of the safety statement is available in a PDF document titled “Translated Safety Statements” posted on the Allied Telesis website at:www.alliedtelesis.com/support/.

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Contents

Preface ..................................................................................................................................................................................

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Safety Symbols Used in this Document................................................................................................................................

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Contacting Allied Telesis ......................................................................................................................................................

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Chapter 1: Overview ..........................................................................................................................................................

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Description............................................................................................................................................................................

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SC Fiber Optic Adapter .................................................................................................................................................

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LC Fiber Optic Adapter..................................................................................................................................................

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ST Fiber Optic Adapter..................................................................................................................................................

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MT Fiber Optic Adapter .................................................................................................................................................

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LED ...............................................................................................................................................................................

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Features ...............................................................................................................................................................................

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Supported Operating Systems .............................................................................................................................................

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Windows Driver .............................................................................................................................................................

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Linux Driver ...................................................................................................................................................................

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NDIS2 Driver Software for MS-DOS Platforms .............................................................................................................

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Program Utilities ...................................................................................................................................................................

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Accessing Documents ..........................................................................................................................................................

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Allied Telesis Documents ..............................................................................................................................................

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Broadcom Document.....................................................................................................................................................

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Contents of Your Shipment ..................................................................................................................................................

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Warranty Registration...........................................................................................................................................................

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Chapter 2: Installing the Hardware ..................................................................................................................................

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System Requirements ..........................................................................................................................................................

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Reviewing Safety Precautions..............................................................................................................................................

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Pre-Installation Checklist ......................................................................................................................................................

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Replacing the Bracket ..........................................................................................................................................................

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Installing a Network Adapter Card........................................................................................................................................

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Connecting the Network Cables ...........................................................................................................................................

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Chapter 3: Installing the Driver Software for Windows Systems ..................................................................................

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Overview...............................................................................................................................................................................

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Guidelines .....................................................................................................................................................................

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Installing the Driver Using Device Manager ..................................................................................................................

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Installing the Driver Using the Silent Installation Method ..............................................................................................

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Downloading the Driver Software .........................................................................................................................................

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Accessing the Device Manager ............................................................................................................................................

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Accessing Device Manager on Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8...........................................................................

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Accessing Device Manager on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 ................................................

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Accessing Device Manager on Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP ........................................................................

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Installing the Driver Software................................................................................................................................................

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Installing the Driver Software on Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8.........................................................................

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Installing the Driver Software on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 ..............................................

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Installing the Driver Software on Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP......................................................................

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Updating the Driver Software................................................................................................................................................

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Updating the Driver on Windows Server 2012 or Windows 8........................................................................................

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Updating the Driver on Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, or Windows 7.............................................................

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Updating the Driver on Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP.....................................................................................

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Performing the Silent Installation..........................................................................................................................................

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Installing the Driver Silently ...........................................................................................................................................

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Viewing Supported DPInst Options ...............................................................................................................................

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Chapter 4: Configuring the Ethernet Interface for Linux Systems ................................................................................

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Overview...............................................................................................................................................................................

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Configuring an Ethernet Interface on Linux Systems............................................................................................................

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Configuring an Ethernet Interface on Ubuntu ................................................................................................................

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Configuring an Ethernet Interface on Red Hat...............................................................................................................

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Chapter 5: Modifying Advanced Properties ....................................................................................................................

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Overview...............................................................................................................................................................................

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Guidelines......................................................................................................................................................................

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Supported Advanced Properties...........................................................................................................................................

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Windows XP and Server 2003.......................................................................................................................................

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Windows Vista and Server 2008....................................................................................................................................

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Windows 7 and Server 2008R2.....................................................................................................................................

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Windows 8 and Server 2012 .........................................................................................................................................

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Accessing Advanced Properties ...........................................................................................................................................

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802.1p QOS..........................................................................................................................................................................

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802.3az EEE.........................................................................................................................................................................

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ARP Offload..........................................................................................................................................................................

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EEE Control Policies.............................................................................................................................................................

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Ethernet@WireSpeed...........................................................................................................................................................

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Flow Control..........................................................................................................................................................................

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Interrupt Moderation .............................................................................................................................................................

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Checksum Offload ................................................................................................................................................................

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IPv4 Checksum Offload ........................................................................................................................................................

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Jumbo Mtu ............................................................................................................................................................................

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Large Send Offload...............................................................................................................................................................

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Large Send Offload (IPv4) ....................................................................................................................................................

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Large Send Offload v2 (IPv4) ...............................................................................................................................................

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Large Send Offload v2 (IPv6) ...............................................................................................................................................

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Locally Administered Address...............................................................................................................................................

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Guidelines for Assigning a Locally Administered Address.............................................................................................

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Assigning the Locally Administered Address.................................................................................................................

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Network Address...................................................................................................................................................................

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NS Offload ..........................................................................................................................................................................

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Priority & VLAN...................................................................................................................................................................

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Receive Side Scaling..........................................................................................................................................................

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Maximum Number of RSS Queues.....................................................................................................................................

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RSS Queues.......................................................................................................................................................................

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Speed & Duplex..................................................................................................................................................................

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TCP/UDP Checksum Offload (IPv4) ...................................................................................................................................

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TCP/UDP Checksum Offload (IPv6) ...................................................................................................................................

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VLAN ID..............................................................................................................................................................................

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Wake Up Capabilities..........................................................................................................................................................

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Wake on Magic Packet .......................................................................................................................................................

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Wake on Pattern Match ......................................................................................................................................................

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WOL Speed ........................................................................................................................................................................

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Chapter 6: Uninstalling the Driver Software ..................................................................................................................

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Overview.............................................................................................................................................................................

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Guidelines....................................................................................................................................................................

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Uninstalling the Driver Software Using Device Manager ....................................................................................................

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Uninstalling the Driver Software Silently.............................................................................................................................

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Chapter 7: Troubleshooting ............................................................................................................................................

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Checking the Port LED on the Adapter...............................................................................................................................

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Troubleshooting Checklist...................................................................................................................................................

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Testing Network Connectivity .............................................................................................................................................

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Windows ......................................................................................................................................................................

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Linux ............................................................................................................................................................................

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AT-2711Series Fast Ethernet Adapter Installation Guide

Appendix A: Specifications ............................................................................................................................................

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Physical Specifications .......................................................................................................................................................

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Environmental Specifications..............................................................................................................................................

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Power Specifications ..........................................................................................................................................................

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Maximum Cabling Distances ..............................................................................................................................................

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Appendix B: Cleaning Fiber Optic Connectors ............................................................................................................

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Overview.............................................................................................................................................................................

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Guidelines ...................................................................................................................................................................

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Cleaning Using a Cartridge-Type Cleaner..........................................................................................................................

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Cleaning Using a Swab ......................................................................................................................................................

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