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MMAC-Plus 9A000,SFCS-200BX,

SFCS-200WGandSFCS-1000

ATM SWITCH

User’s Guide

Notice

Notice

Cabletron Systems reserves the right to make changes in specifications and other information contained in this document without prior notice. The reader should in all cases consult Cabletron Systems to determine whether any such changes have been made.

The hardware, firmware, or software described in this manual is subject to change without notice.

IN NO EVENT SHALL CABLETRON SYSTEMS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS MANUAL OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN IT, EVEN IF CABLETRON SYSTEMS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF, KNOWN, OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN, THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

© Copyright April 1996 by:

Cabletron Systems, Inc.

35 Industrial Way

Rochester, NH 03867-0505

All Rights Reserved

Printed in the United States of America

Order Number: 9031473-03

LANVIEW is a registered trademark of Cabletron Systems, Inc.

MMAC-Plus is a trademark of Cabletron Systems, Inc.

CompuServe is a registered trademark of CompuServe, Inc.

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Notice

FCC Notice

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

NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This equipment uses, generates, and can radiate radio frequency energy and if not installed in accordance with the operator’s manual, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Operation of this equipment in a residential area is likely to cause interference in which case the user will be required to correct the interference at his own expense.

WARNING: Changes or modifications made to this device which are not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

VCCI Notice

This equipment is in the 1st Class Category (information equipment to be used in commercial and/or industrial areas) and conforms to the standards set by the Voluntary Control Council for Interference by Information Technology Equipment (VCCI) aimed at preventing radio interference in commercial and/or industrial areas.

Consequently, when used in a residential area or in an adjacent area thereto, radio interference may be caused to radios and TV receivers, etc.

Read the instructions for correct handling.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Technical Support.......................................................................................................

vii

Typographical Styles..................................................................................................

vii

Important Information Indicators ..........................................................................

viii

Laser Warning...............................................................................................................

x

Safety Agency Compliance........................................................................................

xi

Safety Precautions................................................................................................

xi

Symbols .................................................................................................................

xi

Modifications to Equipment..............................................................................

xii

Placement of a Cabletron Systems Product ....................................................

xii

Power Cord Connection.....................................................................................

xii

Chapter 1

Introduction

 

 

1.1 Overview of the ATM Standard........................................................................

1-1

 

1.2

Hardware Description.........................................................................................

1-2

 

 

1.2.1

Front Panel Description ...........................................................................

1-4

 

 

1.2.2 9A000 and SFCS Series Hardware Configuration................................

1-4

 

 

1.2.3 9A000 and SFCS Series Switch Board ....................................................

1-4

 

 

1.2.4

Switch Control Processor.........................................................................

1-5

 

 

1.2.5 9A000 and SFCS Series Network Modules ...........................................

1-5

 

 

1.2.6

Environmental Information.....................................................................

1-5

 

 

1.2.7

Standards Compliance .............................................................................

1-7

 

 

1.2.8

Safety Compliance ....................................................................................

1-7

 

 

1.2.9

Emissions Compliance .............................................................................

1-7

 

 

1.2.10

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) ................................................

1-7

 

1.3

Software Description ...........................................................................................

1-7

 

 

1.3.1

Switch Control Software ..........................................................................

1-7

Chapter 2

Installing the 9A000

 

 

2.1

Installing the 9A000 .............................................................................................

2-1

 

2.2

The Reset Switch ..................................................................................................

2-3

Chapter 3

Switch Hardware

 

 

3.2

Switch Hardware Components..........................................................................

3-5

 

 

3.2.1

Switch Board..............................................................................................

3-5

 

 

3.2.2

Switch Control Processor.........................................................................

3-5

 

 

3.2.2.1 i960 Switch Control Processor .......................................................

3-6

 

 

3.2.3

Network Modules.....................................................................................

3-9

 

 

3.2.3.1 Port Numbering...............................................................................

3-9

 

 

3.2.4

Power Supply Modules..........................................................................

3-11

 

 

3.2.4.1 SFCS-200BX AC Power Supply ...................................................

3-11

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Contents

3.2.4.2 SFCS-1000 AC Power Supply (Model A)....................................

3-12

3.2.4.3 SFCS-1000 AC Power Supply (Model B) ....................................

3-15

3.2.5

SFCS-1000

Fan Tray ................................................................................

3-18

3.2.6

SFCS-1000

Temperature Sensing...........................................................

3-18

3.2.7 SFCS-1000 Common Equipment Card (CEC) .....................................

3-19

3.2.7.1

CEC Front Panel.............................................................................

3-19

3.2.7.2

Alarm Relay Contacts....................................................................

3-19

3.2.7.3

CEC Status LEDs............................................................................

3-21

3.2.7.4

Ethernet Port...................................................................................

3-22

Chapter 4

Switch Setup

 

 

4.2

Unpacking .............................................................................................................

4-1

 

 

4.2.1

Inventorying the Unit................................................................................

4-2

 

4.3

Electrical Considerations.....................................................................................

4-3

 

4.4

Rack-Mounting an SFCS-200BX.........................................................................

4-4

 

 

4.4.1

Required Tools............................................................................................

4-4

 

 

4.4.2 Installing the Rack-mount Brackets.........................................................

4-5

 

4.5

Rack-Mounting an SFCS-200WG .......................................................................

4-7

 

 

4.5.1

Required Tools............................................................................................

4-7

 

 

4.5.2 Installing the Rack-mount Brackets.........................................................

4-8

 

4.6

Rack-Mounting an SFCS-1000 ..........................................................................

4-10

 

 

4.6.1

Installing the SFCS-1000..........................................................................

4-11

 

4.7

Installing the Serial Cable .................................................................................

4-12

 

4.8

Modem Configuration.......................................................................................

4-13

 

 

4.8.1

Modem Parameters..................................................................................

4-13

 

4.9

Configuring IP Addresses .................................................................................

4-14

 

4.10

AMI Security .....................................................................................................

4-15

 

4.11

Subsequent Operation .....................................................................................

4-15

 

4.12

Verifying the Installation.................................................................................

4-16

 

4.13

Product Registration Information..................................................................

4-16

Chapter 5

Hardware Maintenance Procedures

 

 

 

5.1.1

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

5-1

 

 

5.1.2

Multicast Mode...........................................................................................

5-2

 

 

5.1.3

Hot-swapping Network Modules ...........................................................

5-3

 

5.2

Power Supply Module Replacement.................................................................

5-4

 

 

5.2.1 SFCS-200BX Power Supply Module Replacement................................

5-4

 

 

5.2.1.1 Replacing an SFCS-200BX AC Power Supply..............................

5-4

 

 

5.2.2 SFCS-1000 Power Supply Module Replacement...................................

5-6

 

 

5.2.2.1 Replacing an SFCS-1000 AC Power Supply (Model A)..............

5-6

 

 

5.2.2.2 Replacing an SFCS-1000 AC Power Supply (Model B) ..............

5-9

 

5.3

SFCS-1000 Fan Tray Replacement....................................................................

5-12

 

5.4

Switch Control Processor Replacement ..........................................................

5-13

 

5.5

Switch Board Replacement ...............................................................................

5-15

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Contents

Chapter 6

Software Upgrade Instructions

 

 

6.1 Obtaining the Software Upgrade File via Diskette .........................................

6-2

 

6.2 Performing the Software Upgrade ....................................................................

6-4

 

6.3 Changing between Multiple Versions of Software..........................................

6-7

 

6.4 Using bootp to Download Software to the Switch..........................................

6-9

 

6.4.1

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

6-9

 

6.4.2 Setting Up Your bootp Server ..................................................................

6-9

 

6.4.3 Adding an Entry for Your Switch in the bootptab File.......................

6-10

 

6.4.4 Setting Up a tftpboot Server...................................................................

6-12

Appendix A

Troubleshooting

 

 

A.1.1

Run Looptest ............................................................................................

A-3

 

A.1.2 Check Self-Test (Automatically Performed) ........................................

A-4

 

A.1.3 Firmware Download (Automatically Performed) ..............................

A-4

 

A.1.4 Hardware Detected by Driver ...............................................................

A-5

 

A.1.5

Check Firmware.......................................................................................

A-6

 

A.1.6

Check Physical Link ................................................................................

A-7

 

A.2 Testing Network Connectivity Using PVCs...................................................

A-8

 

A.2.1 Verifying the Outgoing ATM ARP Entry............................................

A-11

 

A.2.2

atmstat .....................................................................................................

A-12

 

A.2.2.1 No Cells Received by Remote End ...........................................

A-13

 

A.2.2.2 Cells and VPI/VCI Errors Received by Remote .....................

A-13

 

A.2.2.3 Cells and AAL* Errors Received by Remote ...........................

A-13

 

A.2.2.4 Cells and No Errors Received by Remote and Transmitting No

 

 

Cells ........................................................................................................

A-14

 

A.2.2.5 Cells and No Errors Received by Remote and Transmitting Cells

 

 

A-14

 

 

A.3 Collecting Additional Information................................................................

A-15

 

A.3.1

Basic Information...................................................................................

A-15

 

A.3.2

Adapter Information .............................................................................

A-15

 

A.3.3

Switch Information................................................................................

A-18

Appendix B

SCP Diagnostics

 

 

B.1.1 Accessing the Monitor Mode...................................................................

B-2

 

B.1.2 Running the Hardware Tests ...................................................................

B-4

 

B.1.2.1

Clock Test .........................................................................................

B-4

 

B.1.2.2

DRAM Test .......................................................................................

B-4

 

B.1.2.3

DRAM Chip Test .............................................................................

B-5

 

B.1.2.4

Ethernet Test.....................................................................................

B-5

 

B.1.2.5

FLASH Test ......................................................................................

B-5

 

B.1.2.6

FLASH Chip Test.............................................................................

B-6

 

B.1.2.7

Serial Port Test .................................................................................

B-7

 

B.1.2.8

SRAM Test ........................................................................................

B-7

 

B.1.2.9

Timer Test .........................................................................................

B-7

 

B.1.2.10

Hardware Test................................................................................

B-7

 

B.1.2.11

Complete Hardware Test..............................................................

B-8

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Appendix C

Hardware Specifications

 

 

 

C.1.1

SFCS-200WG ............................................................................................

C-2

 

 

C.1.2

SFCS-200BX..............................................................................................

C-3

 

 

C.1.3

SFCS-1000 ..................................................................................................

C-4

 

C.2

ATM Network Modules....................................................................................

C-5

 

 

C.2.1 100 Mbps TAXI Module ..........................................................................

C-5

 

 

C.2.2 155 Mbps OC-3c/STM-1 MM Module..................................................

C-6

 

 

C.2.3 155 Mbps STS-3c/STM-1 UTP Module.................................................

C-7

 

 

C.2.3.1 155 Mbps UTP Pinout Specifications ..........................................

C-8

 

 

C.2.3.2 Connecting Switches with 155 Mbps UTP Network Modules C-8

 

 

C.2.4 622 Mbps OC-12c/STM-4c MM Module ..............................................

C-9

 

 

C.2.5 25 Mbps TP25 Module...........................................................................

C-10

 

 

C.2.5.1 Connecting Switches with TP25 Network Modules ...............

C-11

 

 

C.2.5.2 Connecting Switches with Token Ring Pinouts to Cabletron

 

 

 

 

Switches .................................................................................................

C-11

 

 

C.2.5.3 Connecting Adapters with Token Ring Pinouts to Cabletron

 

 

 

 

Switches .................................................................................................

C-12

 

 

C.2.6 34 Mbps E3 Module ...............................................................................

C-13

 

 

C.2.7 45 Mbps DS3 Module ............................................................................

C-14

 

 

C.2.8 155 Mbps OC-3c/STM-1 SM Module..................................................

C-15

 

 

C.2.9 155 Mbps OC-3c/STM-1 3MM/1SM Module....................................

C-16

 

 

C.2.10 622 Mbps OC-12c/STM-4c SM Module............................................

C-18

 

C.3

ATM Adapters..................................................................................................

C-19

 

 

C.3.1

Adapter Cabling Specifications............................................................

C-19

 

 

C.3.1.1

Fiber-Optic Cable Specifications................................................

C-19

 

 

C.3.1.2

UTP Cable Specifications ............................................................

C-20

 

 

C.3.1.3

UTP Pinouts ..................................................................................

C-20

 

 

C.3.2

ESA-200PC Technical Specifications....................................................

C-21

 

 

C.3.3

PCA-200PC Technical Specifications...................................................

C-22

 

 

C.3.4

PCA-200MAC Technical Specifications ..............................................

C-23

 

 

C.3.5

NBA-200 Technical Specifications........................................................

C-24

 

 

C.3.6

GIA-200 Technical Specifications .........................................................

C-25

 

 

C.3.7

HPA-200 Technical Specifications ........................................................

C-26

 

 

C.3.8

MCA-200 Technical Specifications.......................................................

C-27

 

 

C.3.9

SBA-200 Technical Specifications.........................................................

C-28

 

 

C.3.10

ESA-200 Technical Specifications.......................................................

C-29

 

 

C.3.11

VMA-200 Technical Specifications .....................................................

C-30

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