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Bay Networks

Extranet Switch 2000

Getting Started Guide

Bay Networks Part Number: 301461-B Rev. 00

Date: April 1998

Accuracy Notice

The products and specifications, configurations, and other technical information regarding the products contained in this document are subject to change without notice. All statements, technical information, and recommendations contained in this document are believed to be accurate and reliable but are presented without warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, and users take full responsibility for their application of any products specified in this document.

Copyright © 1998 Bay Networks, Inc.

All rights reserved. Printed in the USA. May 1998

The information in this document is subject to change without notice. The statements, configurations, technical data, and recommendations in this document are believed to be accurate and reliable, but are presented without express or implied warranty. Users must take full responsibility for their applications of any products specified in this document. The information in this document is proprietary to Bay Networks, Inc.

The software described in this document is furnished under a license agreement and may only be used in accordance with the terms of that license. A summary of the Software License is in Appendix B.

Trademarks

Bay Networks is a registered trademark and Bay Networks 1000, Extranet Ready, the Extranet Ready logo, Personal Extranets, Infrastructure for Extranets, and the Bay Networks logo are trademarks of Bay Networks, Inc.,

Microsoft, Windows 95, and Windows NT are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

The Microsoft Internet Explorer logo is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

This product contains RSA Software.

This product incorporates MPPCâ compression from Hi/fnä.

All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Notwithstanding any other license agreement that may pertain to, or accompany the delivery of, this computer software, the rights of the United States Government regarding its use, reproduction, and disclosure are as set forth in the Commercial Computer Software-RestrictedRights clause at FAR52.227-19.

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Contents

 

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

v

Extranet Switch Documentation Map ...........................................................................

vi

Conventions....................................................................................................................

vii

Documentation ...........................................................................................................

vii

User Interface .............................................................................................................

vii

Bay Networks Customer Service .................................................................................

viii

Checking the Components .....................................................................

1

Front View ........................................................................................................................

1

Components List ..............................................................................................................

2

Optional Sliding Rail Bracket Set ...............................................................................

2

Cabling the Switch ..................................................................................

3

LAN Speed Selection........................................................................................................

3

LAN Interface...................................................................................................................

3

Connector Pinouts ........................................................................................................

4

Optional WAN Interface..................................................................................................

4

Serial Cable ......................................................................................................................

5

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

5

Understanding the Lights and LEDs .............................................................................

6

Assigning a System Identity...................................................................

9

Startup Configuration Requirements...........................................................................

10

Management IP Address............................................................................................

10

Subnet Mask ...............................................................................................................

10

Default Gateway.........................................................................................................

10

Private and Public Interfaces........................................................................................

11

Private.........................................................................................................................

11

Public...........................................................................................................................

11

IP Address Configuration Utility..................................................................................

12

Requirements..............................................................................................................

12

Running the IP Configuration Utility.......................................................................

12

Serial Interface Configuration ......................................................................................

14

Prerequisites...............................................................................................................

14

Procedure ....................................................................................................................

15

Managing the Switch.............................................................................

17

Recommended Web Browser Versions and Settings ...................................................

17

Platforms Supported ..................................................................................................

17

Browser Versions........................................................................................................

17

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Display Setting ...........................................................................................................

17

Extranet Switch Welcome Display................................................................................

18

Preparing for Configuration ..........................................................................................

20

Quick Start..................................................................................................................

20

Guided Configuration .................................................................................................

21

Manage Extranet Switch............................................................................................

21

Registration.................................................................................................................

21

Notebook......................................................................................................................

21

Logging in and Supplying a Password..........................................................................

22

Quick Start Configuration Prerequisites......................................................................

23

Required Environment...............................................................................................

24

Prerequisites ...............................................................................................................

25

Post-Configuration Testing ........................................................................................

25

Configuration..................................................................................................................

26

LAN/WAN Interfaces..................................................................................................

27

PPTP Users .................................................................................................................

28

Administrator..............................................................................................................

29

Date and Time.............................................................................................................

29

Automatic Backup ..........................................................................................................

30

Extranet Access Client Installation ..............................................................................

31

Windows 95 .................................................................................................................

31

Windows NT 4.0..........................................................................................................

33

Rack Mounting......................................................................................

35

Mounting Brackets .....................................................................................................

36

Sliding Rails (Optional) ..............................................................................................

38

Changing Hardware Configurations ...................................................

41

Removing the Top Cover................................................................................................

41

System Board ..............................................................................................................

43

Installing Option Cards .................................................................................................

44

Installing Additional DIMMs ........................................................................................

45

Memory Options..........................................................................................................

46

Replacing a Power Supply .............................................................................................

47

Removing the Front Bezel .............................................................................................

48

Removing the Hard Disk Drive .....................................................................................

50

Replacing the Hard Disk Drive..................................................................................

51

Specifications .......................................................................................

52

Physical...........................................................................................................................

52

Operating Environment.................................................................................................

52

Special Notices.....................................................................................

53

Index ......................................................................................................

59

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Preface

Preface

This Getting Started Guide will step you through the necessary tasks to get your Switch up and running fast. This guide provides information on the following:

Components

Cabling, Lights, and LEDs

Assigning a System Identity

Accessing a Web Browser

Managing the Switch

Rack Mounting

Changing Hardware Configurations

Complete details for configuring and monitoring the Switch are in the

Bay Networks Extranet Switch Administrator's Guide.

After attaching the Switch's cables, you can run the Bay Networks IP Configuration utility on your PC to provide the Switch with IP configuration information. Then you can begin to manage the Switch and view active sessions. Instructions are also provided for installing the Switch into a chassis rack, and installing additional LAN or WAN cards.

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Extranet Switch Documentation Map

This map lists the associated documentation that you will need to configure and manage your Bay Networks Extranet Switch and represents the order that you would typically follow.

Bay Networks

Extranet Switch 1000/2000/4000 Getting Started Guides

Bay Networks

Extranet Switch

Release Notes

Bay Networks

Extranet Switch

Administrator's Guide

Gets you up and running fast with a PPTP connection

Provides latest information, including known problems, workarounds, and special considerations

Provides details to configure, monitor, manage, and troubleshoot your Switch

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Conventions

This guide refers to the Bay Networks Extranet Access Switch 2000 as the Switch. This document assumes that you are familiar with Web browsers and their general operation.

Documentation

This document uses the following conventions to distinguish among notes of varying importance:

NOTE: Take notice. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to materials contained in this document.

TIP:Good idea. A Tip is something that might be considered a good idea, whether for security reasons or because it will save you time or effort.

IMPORTANT: Take particular notice. Important references contain concepts or information that has bearing on other fields or situations (i.e., what you do here affects other fields or options elsewhere).

CAUTION: Be careful. In this situation, you might do

something that could result in damage to the equipment or loss of data.

WARNING: Danger. You are in a situation that could cause bodily injury. Before working on equipment, beware of the hazards involved with electrical circuitry and standard practices for preventing accidents, such as disconnecting equipment from its power source.

User Interface

Help Button

Click the Help button that is located in the upper right of displays to learn about fields on a given page. Where appropriate, the information provides cause and effect of an action; otherwise, it might offer troubleshooting steps.

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Bay Networks Customer Service

Contact the appropriate Technical Solutions Center below to get help on your Switch.

Technical

Telephone Number

Fax Number

Solutions Center

 

 

United States and

800-2LANWAN(800-

978-916-3514

Canada

252-6926);enter

 

 

Express Routing

 

 

Code (ERC): 176#

 

Valbonne, France

33-4-92-96-69-66

33-4-92-96-69-96

Sydney, Australia

61-2-9927-8800

61-2-9927-8899

Tokyo, Japan

81-3-5402-0180

81-3-5402-0173

Latin America

561-988-7661

561-988-7550

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Preface

Chapter 1

Checking the Components

Before you begin cabling and configuring the Bay Networks Extranet Switch, examine the product packaging to be sure that you have all the necessary components.

Front View

Following is a front view of the Switch.

Figure 1 The Bay Networks Extranet Switch, Front View

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Components List

The following table lists all of the components and accessories of the Bay Networks Extranet Switch 2000.

Description

Quantity

Extranet Switch 2000

 

Power Cord (US and Canada only)

 

Molded Serial Cable DB9/DB25-to-DB9/DB25

 

Bay Networks Extranet Switch CD-ROM

 

Recovery Diskette

 

IP Address Configuration Utility Diskette

 

Administrator's Guide

 

Getting Started Guide

 

Extranet Switch Release Notes

 

Envelope with Product Literature

 

Mounting Brackets

 

Screws, #8-32x 3/8 long,100-degreeflathead,

 

 

Phillips, black

 

1Tinnerman rack mounting nuts#10-32

 

2Screws#10-32x 1/2 Truss PPH steel zinc

 

Notes:

1Used only if the rack is not threaded.

2Used only with racks using 10-32threading; some racks use10-24.

Optional Sliding Rail Bracket Set

Description

Quantity

Slides

Slide Locking Brackets Extender Brackets

Screws, #8-32x 3/8 long,100-degreeflathead, Phillips, black

Screws, #8-32x 3/8 long, PPH steel zinc

If for any reason you have not received all of the materials listed above, contact Bay Networks Customer Service (refer to page iii).

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Checking the Components