SMC Networks TigerStack 1000 SMC8724M, TigerStack 1000 SMC8748M User Manual

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TigerStack 10G

Gigabit Ethernet Switch

24/48 auto-MDI/MDI-X10/100/1000BASE-Tports

4 ports shared with 4 SFP transceiver slots

Non-blockingswitching architecture

Support for a redundant power unit

Spanning Tree Protocol, RSTP, and MSTP

Up to 32 LACP or static 8-porttrunks

Layer 2/3/4 CoS support through eight priority queues

Layer 3/4 traffic priority with IP Precedence and IP DSCP

Full support for VLANs with GVRP

IGMP multicast filtering and snooping

Support for jumbo frames up to 9 KB

Manageable via console, Web, and SNMP/RMON

Management Guide

SMC8724M

SMC8748M

TigerStack 10G

Management Guide

From SMC’s Tiger line of feature-richworkgroup LAN solutions

38 Tesla

 

Irvine, CA 92618

October 2004

Phone: (949) 679-8000

Pub. # 150200049000A

Information furnished by SMC Networks, Inc. (SMC) is believed to be accurate and reliable. However, no responsibility is assumed by SMC for its use, nor for any infringements of patents or other rights of third parties which may result from its use. No license is granted by implication or otherwise under any patent or patent rights of SMC. SMC reserves the right to change specifications at any time without notice.

Copyright © 2004 by SMC Networks, Inc.

38 Tesla

Irvine, CA 92618 All rights reserved.

Trademarks:

SMC is a registered trademark; and EZ Switch, TigerStack and TigerSwitch are trademarks of SMC Networks, Inc. Other product and company names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

LIMITEDWARRANTY

Limited Warranty Statement: SMC Networks, Inc. (“SMC”) warrants its products to be free from defects in workmanship and materials, under normal use and service, for the applicable warranty term. All SMC products carry a standard90-daylimited warranty from the date of purchase from SMC or its Authorized Reseller. SMC may, at its own discretion, repair or replace any product not operating as warranted with a similar or functionally equivalent product, during the applicable warranty term. SMC will endeavor to repair or replace any product returned under warranty within 30 days of receipt of the product.

The standard limited warranty can be upgraded to a Limited Lifetime* warranty by registering new products within 30 days of purchase from SMC or its Authorized Reseller. Registration can be accomplished via the enclosed product registration card or online via the SMC web site. Failure to register will not affect the standard limited warranty. The Limited Lifetime warranty covers a product during the Life of that Product, which is defined as the period of time during which the product is an “Active” SMC product. A product is considered to be “Active” while it is listed on the current SMC price list. As new technologies emerge, older technologies become obsolete and SMC will, at its discretion, replace an older product in its product line with one that incorporates these newer technologies. At that point, the obsolete product is discontinued and is no longer an “Active” SMC product. A list of discontinued products with their respective dates of discontinuance can be found at: http://www.smc.com/index.cfm?action=customer_service_warranty.

All products that are replaced become the property of SMC. Replacement products may be either new or reconditioned. Any replaced or repaired product carries either a 30-daylimited warranty or the remainder of the initial warranty, whichever is longer. SMC is not responsible for any custom software or firmware, configuration information, or memory data of Customer contained in, stored on, or integrated with any products returned to SMC pursuant to any warranty. Products returned to SMC should have anycustomer-installedaccessory oradd-oncomponents, such as expansion modules, removed prior to returning the product for replacement. SMC is not responsible for these items if they are returned with the product.

Customers must contact SMC for a Return Material Authorization number prior to returning any product to SMC. Proof of purchase may be required. Any product returned to SMC without a valid Return Material Authorization (RMA) number clearly marked on the outside of the package will be returned to customer at customer’s expense. For warranty claims within North America, please call our toll-freecustomer support number at (800)762-4968.Customers are responsible for all shipping charges from their facility to SMC. SMC is responsible for return shipping charges from SMC to customer.

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LIMITEDWARRANTY

WARRANTIES EXCLUSIVE: IF AN SMC PRODUCT DOES NOT OPERATE AS WARRANTED ABOVE, CUSTOMER’S SOLE REMEDY SHALL BE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF THE PRODUCT IN QUESTION, AT SMC’S OPTION. THE FOREGOING WARRANTIES AND REMEDIES ARE EXCLUSIVE AND ARE IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, EITHER IN FACT OR BY OPERATION OF LAW, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. SMC NEITHER ASSUMES NOR AUTHORIZES ANY OTHER PERSON TO ASSUME FOR IT ANY OTHER LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE OR USE OF ITS PRODUCTS. SMC SHALL NOT BE LIABLE UNDER THIS WARRANTY IF ITS TESTING AND EXAMINATION DISCLOSE THE ALLEGED DEFECT IN THE PRODUCT DOES NOT EXIST OR WAS CAUSED BY CUSTOMER’S OR ANY THIRD PERSON’S MISUSE, NEGLECT, IMPROPER INSTALLATION OR TESTING, UNAUTHORIZED ATTEMPTS TO REPAIR, OR ANY OTHER CAUSE BEYOND THE RANGE OF THE INTENDED USE, OR BY ACCIDENT, FIRE, LIGHTNING, OR OTHER HAZARD.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: IN NO EVENT, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), SHALL SMC BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR FOR LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF BUSINESS, OR OTHER FINANCIAL LOSS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SALE, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE, USE, PERFORMANCE, FAILURE, OR INTERRUPTION OF ITS PRODUCTS, EVEN IF SMC OR ITS AUTHORIZED RESELLER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

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* SMC will provide warranty service for one year following discontinuance from the active SMC price list. Under the limited lifetime warranty, internal and external power supplies, fans, and cables are covered by a standard one-yearwarranty from date of purchase.

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CONTENTS

1

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1-1

 

Key Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1-1

 

Description of Software Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1-2

 

System Defaults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1-7

2

Initial Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . 2-1

 

Connecting to the Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 2-1

 

Configuration Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 2-1

 

Required Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 2-2

 

Remote Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 2-4

 

Stack Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 2-5

 

Selecting the Stack Master . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 2-5

 

Master Backup Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 2-6

 

Recovering from Stack Failure or Topology Change . . . .

. . . . . 2-6

 

Broken Link for Line and Wrap-around Topologies

. . . . . 2-6

 

IP Interface for Stack Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 2-7

 

Resilient Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 2-8

 

Renumbering the Stack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 2-8

 

Basic Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 2-8

 

Console Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 2-8

 

Setting Passwords . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . 2-9

 

Setting an IP Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 2-10

 

Manual Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 2-10

 

Dynamic Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 2-11

 

Enabling SNMP Management Access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 2-12

 

Community Strings (for SNMP version 1 and 2c clients) . 2-13

 

Trap Receivers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 2-14

 

Configuring Access for SNMP Version 3 Clients . . .

. . . . 2-14

 

Saving Configuration Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 2-15

 

Managing System Files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . 2-16

3

Configuring the Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-1

 

Using the Web Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-1

 

Navigating the Web Browser Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-3

 

Home Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-3

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Configuration Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 3-4

Panel Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 3-4

Main Menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. 3-5

Basic Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-12

Displaying System Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-12

Displaying Switch Hardware/Software Versions . . . . . . . . . . .

3-14

Displaying Bridge Extension Capabilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-16

Setting the Switch’s IP Address . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-18

Manual Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-19

Using DHCP/BOOTP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-20

Managing Firmware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-22

Downloading System Software from a Server . . . . . . . . . .

3-23

Saving or Restoring Configuration Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-25

Downloading Configuration Settings from a Server . . . . .

3-27

Console Port Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-28

Telnet Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-31

Configuring Event Logging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-33

System Log Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-33

Remote Log Configuration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-35

Displaying Log Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-37

Sending Simple Mail Transfer Protocol Alerts . . . . . . . . .

3-37

Renumbering the Stack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-40

Resetting the System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-41

Setting the System Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-42

Configuring SNTP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-42

Setting the Time Zone . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-43

Simple Network Management Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-45

Enabling the SNMP Agent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-47

Setting Community Access Strings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-47

Specifying Trap Managers and Trap Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-48

Configuring SNMPv3 Management Access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-50

Setting an Engine ID . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-51

Configuring SNMPv3 Users . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-52

Configuring SNMPv3 Groups . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-54

Setting SNMPv3 Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-56

User Authentication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-58

Configuring User Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3-59

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