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SmartSwitch 9000 9G421-02/9G429-02

Local Management Appendix

9032332-01

Appendix

9G421-02/9G429-02Module Specific

Information

Introduction

This appendix contains local management information that is specific to the 9G421-02and9G429-02Ethernet Modules.

The 9G421-02and9G429-02modules are3-portEthernet switching modules with:

2 front-panelgigabit Ethernet ports

1 Internal Network Bus (INB) backplane port

Modifying Fields and User Privileges

To modify fields on this module, you must have read-writeorsuper-userprivileges. If you haveread-onlyprivileges, you can view information; however, you cannot modify any fields. For more information about user privileges and community names, see theSmartSwitch 9000 Module Local Management User’s Guide.

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Module Interface Codes

The 9G421-02and9G429-02modules have 7 interfaces each.Table 1 lists the identifying number, name, and description of each interface.

Table 1. 9G421-02/9G429-02Module Interface Codes

Interface

Interface

Interface

Number

Name

Description

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

SMB1

1 Mbps System Management Bus

 

 

 

2

SMB10

10 Mbps System Management Bus

 

 

 

3

HOST

i960 Host

 

 

 

4

LOCAL

i960 Controller

 

 

 

5

INB

Internal Network Bus

 

 

 

6

ENET1

Gigabit Ethernet Front Panel Port 1

 

 

 

7

ENET2

Gigabit Ethernet Front Panel Port 2

 

 

 

Use the numbers listed in Table 1 to configure the module’s default interface (see the Figure 1, the General Configuration Screen).

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General Configuration Screen

The General Configuration Screen (Figure 1), displays information about the selected module and allows you to set the following general parameters:

Module Date and Time

Screen Refresh and Lockout Time

Host IP Address

Subnet Mask

Default Gateway and Interface

TFTP Gateway IP Address

SmartSwitch 9000 Local Management

 

 

General Configuration

 

Module Name: 9G421-02

Firmware Revision: 01.00.00

Slot Number: 8

BOOTPROM Revision: 01.01.01

Module Serial #:

Module Date:

08/11/1997

Module Board Revision:

Module Time:

10:18:31

 

Screen Refresh Time: 03 sec

 

Screen Lockout Time: 15 min

FLASH Memory: 4 MB

 

 

 

Host IP Address:

XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX

 

Subnet Mask:

255.255.0.0

 

Default Gateway:

NONE DEFINED

 

Default Interface:

NONE DEFINED

 

Base MAC Address:

00-00-1D-00-00-00

 

TFTP Gateway IP:

0.0.0.0

SAVE

EXIT

RETURN

Figure 1. General Configuration Screen

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General Configuration Screen Fields

The following information briefly explains each General Configuration Screen field.

Module Serial #

Displays the serial number of the selected module.

Module Board Revision

Displays the version number of the selected module.

FLASH Memory

Displays the amount (megabytes) of flash memory in the selected module.

Module Date

Contains a value that the module recognizes as the current date. To enter a new date, highlight the field and enter the date in MM/DD/YYYY format. The month and day portion of the date must include two digits. Therefore, enter a leading zero for months January through September, and for dates less than 10. For example, for June 4, 1996, enter 06/04/1996 (slashes are optional). If you do not enter slashes to separate the month, day, and year values, the first eight digits you enter in this field represent an entry (i.e., 06041996).

Module Time

Contains a value that the module recognizes as the current time. To enter a new time, highlight the field and enter the time in HH:MM:SS format. Notice that there is no AM/PM indicator. Time should be entered based upon a 24-hourclock. For 4:07 p.m., enter 16:07:00 (colons are optional). If you do not enter colons to separate the hours, minutes, and seconds values, the first six digits you enter in this field represent an entry (i.e., 160700). For 6:12 a.m., enter 6:12:00 or 061200.

NOTE

The module’s default date and time settings are indeterminate. The internal calendar and clock begin running as soon as you install the module.

Screen Refresh Time

Contains the rate at which the module’s screens are updated. This setting determines how frequently (in seconds) information is updated on the screen. To enter a new refresh rate, highlight the field and enter a number. The default refresh rate is 3 seconds. Therange is 3 - 99 seconds.

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Screen Lockout Time

Contains the maximum number of minutes that the Local Management application will display a module’s screen while pending input or action from a user. For example, if you enter 5 in this field, users will have up to five minutes to respond in some fashion to each of the specified module’s Local Management screens. In our example, after five minutes of “idleness” (no input or action), the Local Management application terminates the session on the selected module and the Slot Selection Screen reappears. To enter a new lockout time, highlight the field and enter a number. The default lockout time is 15 minutes. Therange is

1 - 30 minutes.

Host IP Address

Contains the Internet Protocol address currently assigned to the selected module. Set this field according to your network requirements. Highlight the Host IP Address field and enter the desired IP address using dotted decimal notation (4 decimal values between 1 and 255 separated by periods). For example, 255.255.255.255.

The maximum number that you can enter in any of the four segments is 255. The default is 0.0.0.0 . Any of the system interfaces on the module can use this address.

Subnet Mask

Contains the subnet mask for the selected module. A subnet mask “masks out” the network bits of the IP address by setting the bits in the mask to 1 when the network treats the corresponding bits in the IP address as part of the network or subnetwork address, or to 0 if the corresponding bit identifies the host. The default subnet mask uses the first two portions of the IP address to identify the network id, leaving the rest of the IP address to identify specific nodes. To enter a new subnet mask, highlight the field and enter a new value using dotted decimal notation (4 decimal values between 1 and 255 separated by periods). For example, 255.255.255.255.

(The Subnet Mask field defaults to the natural mask value, based on the IP Address that you entered for the device.)

Default Gateway

Contains the IP Address of the device to which all packets addressed to an unknown network or host are sent. If you do not configure a Default Gateway, any packets that are addressed to an unknown network or host will be dropped. This field is not defined until you enter an appropriate value using dotted decimal notation (4 decimal values between 1 and 255 separated by periods). The default is NONE DEFINED, meaning no default gateway selected.

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Default Interface

Contains the number that represents the interface that is connected to the module’s Default Gateway. In some instances, dissimilar modules have different corresponding interface numbers. For example, if you are assigning a default interface to a 9E133-36module and you enter a 3, then the default interface is the Flexible Network Bus. However, if you are assigning a default interface to a9F310-02module and you enter a 3, then the default interface is the Internal Network Bus. SeeTable 1 formodule-specificinterface information. Thedefault is NONE DEFINED, meaning no default interface selected.

NOTE

The Default Interface field becomes active after you enter an IP address in the Default Gateway field.

Base MAC Address

Displays the MAC Address of the selected module. This is the MAC Address of the SMB-10interface.

TFTP Gateway IP

The IP address of the router that connects to or is closest to the module. Configure this address when you are performing TFTP downloads in a routed environment (if proxy ARP is disabled on the router).

Exiting the General Configuration Screen

To exit the General Configuration Screen, use the arrow keys to highlight RETURN, then press the Return key.

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Port Statistics Screen

The Port Statistics Screen (Figure 2), displays information and statistics about the module’s Ethernet ports.

SmartSwitch 9000

Local Management

 

 

Port Statistics

 

Module Name: 9G421-02

 

Firmware Revision: 01.00.00

Slot Number: 8

 

BOOTPROM Revision: 01.01.01

 

PORT #: 1

 

OCTETS:

471908210

LINK STATUS:

Link

PACKETS:

1047459244

 

 

TOTAL ERRORS:

0

PORT TYPE:

MMF SC

COLLISIONS:

0

 

 

CRC/ALIGNMENT ERRORS:

0

PORT STATUS:

ENABLED

UNDERSIZE PACKETS:

0

 

 

OVERSIZE PACKETS:

0

APPLICATION:

BRIDGING

FRAGMENTS:

0

 

 

JABBERS:

0

OPERATION MODE:

FULL DUPLEX

BROADCASTS:

0

 

 

MULTICASTS:

14929292

 

 

PORT #:[ 1]

 

EXIT

RETURN

Figure 2. Port Statistics Screen

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Port Statistics Screen Fields

The following information briefly explains each Port Statistics Screen field.

PORT #

Indicates the current port for which statistics are displayed.

OCTETS

Displays the number of octets transmitted and received on the port.

PACKETS

Displays the number of packets transmitted and received on the port.

TOTAL ERRORS

Displays the total number of errors on the port.

COLLISIONS

Displays the total number of collisions detected on this port.

CRC/ALIGNMENT ERRORS

Displays the number of packets with bad Cyclic Redundancy Checks (CRC) that have been received from the network. The CRC is a 4-bytefield in the data packet that ensures that the data received is the same as the data that was originally sent. Alignment errors are due to misaligned packets.

UNDERSIZE PACKETS

Displays the number of packets received whose size was less than the minimum Ethernet frame size of 64 bytes, not including preamble.

OVERSIZE PACKETS

Displays the number of packets received whose size exceeded 1518 data bytes, not including preamble.

FRAGMENTS

Displays the total number of packets received that were not an integral number of octets in length or that had a bad Frame Check Sequence (FCS), and were less than 64 octets in length (excluding framing bits but including FCS octets).

JABBERS

Displays the total number of packets received that were longer than 1518 octets (excluding framing bits, but including Frame Check Sequence (FCS) octets), and were not an integral number of octets in length or had a bad Frame Check Sequence.

BROADCASTS

Displays the number of broadcasts received.

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MULTICASTS

Displays the number of multicasts received.

LINK STATUS

Indicates whether there is a physical connection from this port to another device. One of the following values appears:

Link - There is a link signal present; there is a valid physical connection from this port to another device.

No Link - There is no link signal present; there is no valid physical connection from this port to another device.

PORT TYPE

Displays the value GPIM-F01,which is an Ethernet Gigabit Fiber Channel 1 Gig, MMF, SC.

PORT STATUS

Indicates the administrative status of the selected port. Possible values are:

ENABLED - The port is turned on administratively.

DISABLED - The port is turned off administratively.

NOTE

Enable or disable ports from the Bridge Configuration Screen.

APPLICATION

Displays BRIDGING, indicating that the port is operating as a bridge with ahigh-speedbackbone connection.

OPERATION MODE

Displays the value FULL DUPLEX. The port can transmit and receive data at the same time, therefore, the port is running at 1000 Mbps.

PORT # (Modifiable)

Selects the port for which statistics are to be displayed.

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Displaying Statistics for Another Port

To display statistics for another port:

1.Use the arrow keys to highlight the Port # field at the bottom of the screen.

2.Press the Space Bar to increment (or press theBackspace key to decrement) the port number.

Exiting the Port Statistics Screen

To exit the Port Statistics Screen, use the arrow keys to highlight RETURN, then press the Return key.

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