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for the HP ProCurve Switch 8000M and Switch 1600M
Contents:
Software Updates Are Free!
Your Free Ticket to Proactive Networking
If You Receive a Disk with an HP ProCurve Switch Module
Errata and Updates for the HP ProCurve Switches 1600M and 8000M Management and
Configuration Guide
Switch 8000M Power Supply Requirements
New Features for Software Release C.07.XX
Software Updates Are Free!
Hewlett-Packard provides free software updates on the HP ProCurve website. To
automatically receive email notice of new updates for all managed ProCurve and
AdvanceStack networking products, just fill out and mail the postage-paid card
attached to the TopTools CD sleeve included with your switch. Look for the CD
sleeve with Your Free Ticket to Proactive Networking on the cover. (If you have
already mailed one of these cards for another HP networking product, it is not
necessary to send in the card again.)
To determine whether you have the latest software, and to access software updates on the web, go
to the ProCurve website at http://www.hp.com/go/procurve, then click on Support and look for the link
to use for accessing and downloading software.
To Verify the Current Software Version in Your Switch. The switch displays its current soft-
ware version as a Firmware revision number. (For example, Firmware revision C.07.01.) Use any of
the following to view this number:
Start a Console session. In the Console login screen (the first screen displayed), the Firmware
revision line under the switch name shows the software version.
If you are already displaying a Console menu, go to the Console Main menu and select
1. Status and Counters
1. General System Information
In the resulting display, the current software version is listed as the Firmware revision number.
In the web browser interface, click on the Identity tab. The current software version is listed
as the revision number in the Version line.


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  • Page 1: Read Me First

    To determine whether you have the latest software, and to access software updates on the web, go to the ProCurve website at http://www.hp.com/go/procurve, then click on Support and look for the link to use for accessing and downloading software.

  • Page 2

    Your Free Ticket to Proactive Networking! HP TopTools for Hubs & Switches is a breakthrough in network management software that gives you more network with less work. The TopTools for Hubs & Switches CD is included at no extra charge with your HP ProCurve Switch 8000M and 1600M.

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    Page 6-38; Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) Fast Mode. STP convergence time can take up to 30 seconds. During this time, end nodes that detect a network connection and are configured to automatically try to access a network server may fail to establish a server connection. (This can occur if server access is attempted while the switch port is negotiating its STP state.) To support end nodes attempting this automatic access, the switch offers a Fast mode configuration option that causes the switch port to skip the standard STP startup sequence and put the port directly into the ‘‘Forwarding’’...

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    Page 6-39; Modified Example Using a Trunked Link with STP and VLANs. The following illustration more clearly shows the trunked link configured with two tagged VLANs. Problem: STP enabled with Solution: STP enabled with 2 separate (non-trunked) 1 trunked link. links blocks a VLAN link.

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    Pages 6-59 and 6-60; Errors in Port References for VLAN Example. Page 6-59: Figure 6-38 contains port reference errors for “Switch Y”. The correct version is: Server Server Red VLAN: Untagged Red VLAN: Untagged Corrected Port Labels for "Switch Y" Green VLAN: Tagged Green VLAN: Tagged Red VLAN: Untagged...

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    ProCurve website at http://www.hp.com/go/procurve. Switch 8000M Power Supply Requirements If you plan to install six or more HP ProCurve Switch 100Base-FX modules (HP J4112A) in the Switch 8000M, you must first install a second Switch 4000M/8000M (Redundant) Power Supply (HP J4119A) in the switch.

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    For descriptions of the security and CoS features, see the Software Update C.7.XX Release Notes for the HP ProCurve Switch 1600M, 2424M, 4000M, and 8000M, shipped with your switch and also available in the Support area of the ProCurve website (http://www.hp.com/go/procurve).

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