HP ProCurve
Switch 1600M
Installation Guide

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    HP ProCurve Switch 1600M Installation Guide...

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    See the Customer Support/Warranty booklet included with the product. A copy of the specific warranty terms applicable to your Hewlett-Packard products and replacement parts can be obtained from your HP Sales and Service Office or authorized dealer. Hewlett-Packard Company 8000 Foothills Boulevard, m/s 5552 Roseville, California 95747-5552 http://www.hp.com/go/network_city...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1 Introducing the HP Switch 1600M Front of the Switch ..........1-2 Console Port .

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    Testing End-to-End Network Communications ....3-9 HP Customer Support Services ....... . . 3-9 A Specifications Physical .

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Twisted-Pair Cable for Switch (MDI-X) to Hub or Switch (MDI-X) Network Connection ....B-3 Twisted-Pair Cable Pin Assignments ......B-4 Twisted-Pair Straight-Through Cable .

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    Introducing the HP Switch 1600M The HP Switch 1600M is a multiport switch that can be used to build high- performance switched workgroup networks. This switch is a store-and- forward device that offers low latency for high-speed networking. HP ProCurve Switch 1600M (HP J4120A)

  • Page 8: Front Of The Switch

    The counters are displayed in the switch console interface, the switch web browser interface, and through SNMP network management applications, such as HP TopTools for Hubs & Switches.

  • Page 9: Clear Button

    For the specific method to restore the factory default config- uration, see “Restoring the Factory Default Configuration” in chapter 8, “Troubleshooting” of the HP Switch 8000M and 1600M Management and Configuration Guide that came with your switch. LEDs Table 1-1.

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    Introducing the HP Switch 1600M Front of the Switch Switch LEDs State Meaning Self Test The normal operational state; the switch is not undergoing self test. (green) The switch self test and initialization are in progress after you have power cycled or reset the switch.

  • Page 11: Mode Select Button And Indicator Leds

    Introducing the HP Switch 1600M Front of the Switch Mode Select Button and Indicator LEDs To optimize the amount of information that can be displayed for each of the switch ports without overwhelming you with LEDs, the Switch 1600M uses a Mode LED for each port.

  • Page 12: Back Of The Switch

    Introducing the HP Switch 1600M Back of the Switch Back of the Switch cooling vent - make sure this is not AC power connector obstructed for proper switch operation Power Connector The Switch 1600M does not have a power switch; it is powered on when connected to an active AC power source.

  • Page 13: Features

    • HP TopTools for Hubs & Switches—an SNMP-based graphical interface that is used to manage your entire network, included with your new switch support for the Spanning Tree Protocol to eliminate network loops support for up to 8 IEEE 802.1Q-compliant VLANs so you can divide the...

  • Page 14: Switch Operation Overview

    Introducing the HP Switch 1600M Switch Operation Overview Switch Operation Overview Address Table Operation Address Learning. As devices are connected to the switch ports, either directly or through hubs or other switches that are connected to the switch, the MAC addresses of those devices are learned automatically and stored in the Switch 1600M’s 8000-entry address table.

  • Page 15: Simultaneous Network Communications

    VLANs unless the VLANs are connected by an external router. For more information on configuring VLANs and their behavior, see the HP ProCurve Switch 8000M and 1600M Management and Configuration Guide...

  • Page 17: Included Parts

    Installing the Switch 1600M The HP Switch 1600M is an easy to install unit. It comes with an accessory kit that includes the brackets for mounting the switch in a standard 19-inch telco rack or an equipment cabinet, or on a wall, and with rubber feet that can be attached so the switch can be securely located on a horizontal surface.

  • Page 18: Physical

    (Optional) Install switch module. The Switch 1600M has a slot for installing any of the supported HP Switch port modules. Depending on where you will install the Switch 1600M, it may be easier to install the module first, but the modules are “hot swappable”—they can also be installed and removed after the switch is installed and powered on.

  • Page 19: Connectors

    Installing the Switch 1600M Installation Summary Installation Precautions: Follow these precautions when installing your HP Switch 1600M. W a r n i n g The rack or cabinet should be adequately secured to prevent it from becoming unstable and/or falling over.

  • Page 20: Prepare The Installation Site

    Installing the Switch 1600M Installation Summary 1. Prepare the Installation Site Cabling Infrastructure - Ensure that the cabling infrastructure meets the necessary network specifications. See the following table for cable types and lengths, and see appendix B, “Cables and Connectors” for more information: Table 2-1.

  • Page 21: Optional) Install Switch Module

    Installing the Switch 1600M Installation Summary 2. (Optional) Install Switch Module Install a switch module into the slot as shown in the illustration below. For installation details, see the instructions in the manual that comes with the module. The slot cover can be removed with either a flat-bladed or Torx T-10 screw- driver.

  • Page 22: Electrical

    Installing the Switch 1600M Installation Summary 4. Verify the Switch Operates Correctly After you have installed a switch port module, but before mounting the switch in its network location, you should first verify that it is working properly by plugging it into a power source and verifying that it passes its self test. Connect the power cord supplied with the switch to the power connector on the back of the switch, and then into a properly grounded electrical outlet.

  • Page 23: Led Behavior:

    Installing the Switch 1600M Installation Summary switch port LEDs Switch 1600 HP J4120A Power Fault Console Act Fdx 100 Self Module Reset Clear Mode Select Test Status Status Self Test LED Power and Fault LEDs When the switch is powered on, it performs its diagnostic self test. The self test takes approximately 30 to 45 seconds to complete, depending on whether a switch port module is installed in the slot.

  • Page 24: Mount The Switch

    Installing the Switch 1600M Installation Summary 5. Mount the Switch After a module is inserted and you have verified that the switch passes self test, you are ready to mount the switch in a stable location. The Switch 1600M can be mounted in these ways: in a rack or cabinet on a horizontal surface on a wall...

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    Installing the Switch 1600M Installation Summary Partially install a screw (5/8-inch number 12-24) into the top hole of a pair of holes that are 0.5 inches apart in each rack/cabinet upright as shown in the illustration below. Ensure that the screws are at the same level in each upright.

  • Page 26: Horizontal Surface Mounting

    Installing the Switch 1600M Installation Summary Install the other number 12-24 screw into the upper hole in each bracket. Tighten these screws. install additional screw Horizontal Surface Mounting Place the switch on a table or other horizontal surface. Use a sturdy surface in an uncluttered area.

  • Page 27: Wall Mounting

    Installing the Switch 1600M Installation Summary Wall Mounting You can mount the switch on a wall as shown in the illustration below. Note that the switch should be mounted only to a wall or wood surface that is at least 1/2-inch plywood or its equivalent. Use a #1 Phillips (cross-head) screwdriver and attach the mounting brackets to the switch with the included 10-mm M4 screws.

  • Page 28: Connect The Network Cables

    Installing the Switch 1600M Installation Summary 7. Connect the Network Cables Using the RJ-45 Connectors (10/100Base-TX ports) To connect: Push the RJ-45 plug into the RJ-45 jack until the tab on the plug clicks into place. When power is on for the switch and for the connected device, the Link LED for the port should light to confirm a powered-on device (for example, an end...

  • Page 29: Optional) Connect A Console To The Switch

    Installing the Switch 1600M Installation Summary 8. (Optional) Connect a Console to the Switch The Switch 1600M has a full-featured, easy to use console interface for performing the following tasks: Monitor switch and port status and observe network activity counters Modify the switch’s configuration Read the event log and access diagnostic tools to help in troubleshooting Download new software to the switch...

  • Page 30: Direct Console Access

    Press a key, and you will then see the switch console Main Menu. If you want to continue with console management of the switch at this time, refer to the HP ProCurve Switch 8000M and 1600M Management and Configuration Guide that came with your switch. 2-14...

  • Page 31: Hot Swapping The Switch Port Module

    You can reboot the switch by any of these methods: select the Reset or Reboot option from the console, web browser inter- face, or HP TopTools for Hubs & Switches press the Reset button on the switch unplug and plug in the power cord (power cycle)

  • Page 32: Where To Go From Here

    If you wish to manage the switch from an SNMP-based network management station, you will need to configure the IP address on the switch; see the HP Switch 8000M and 1600M Management and Configuration Guide that came with your switch for information on how to use the switch console interface to configure the IP address.

  • Page 33: Basic Troubleshooting Tips

    You can perform more in-depth troubleshooting using the software tools available with the switch, including the full-featured console interface, the built-in web browser interface, and HP TopTools for Hubs & Switches, the SNMP-based network management tool. See the Troubleshooting chapter of the HP ProCurve Switch 8000M and 1600M Management and Configuration Guide included with your switch for more information.

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    The Switch 1600M also supports Switch Meshing which allows multiple data paths though a switched network to be active simultaneously for enhanced network bandwidth. See the HP ProCurve Switch 8000M and 1600M Management and Configuration Guide for more information on...

  • Page 35: Diagnosing With The Leds

    Troubleshooting Diagnosing with the LEDs Diagnosing with the LEDs Tables 3-1 shows LED patterns on the switch and the switch modules that indicate problem conditions. Check in the table for the LED pattern that you see on your switch Refer to the corresponding diagnostic tip on the next few pages. Table 3-1.

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    If the power source and power cord are OK and this condition persists, the switch power supply may have failed. Call your HP-authorized LAN dealer, or use the electronic support services from HP to get assistance. See the Customer Support/ Warranty card for more information.

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    You can use the console interface, or, if you have configured an IP address on the switch, use the web browser interface, or HP TopTools for Hubs & Switches network management software to determine the state of the port and re-enable the port if necessary.

  • Page 38: Proactive Networking

    HP TopTools for Hubs & Switches - an SNMP-based network management tool that is included with your switch A graphical web browser interface that you can use to manage your switch from a PC running a supported web browser, for example Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Netscape Communicator.

  • Page 39: Hardware Diagnostic Tests

    Troubleshooting Hardware Diagnostic Tests Hardware Diagnostic Tests Testing the Switch by Resetting It If you believe that the switch is not operating correctly, you can reset the switch to test its circuitry and operating code. To reset a switch, either: Unplug and plug in the power cord (power cycling) Press the reset button on the front of the switch Power cycling the switch and pressing the Reset button both cause the switch...

  • Page 40: Testing Twisted-pair Cabling

    HP also offers a wire testing service. Contact your HP-authorized LAN dealer or your local HP sales office for more information. N o t e Make sure that you are using the correct cabling type for each connection.

  • Page 41: Testing End-to-end Network Communications

    The HP networking products World Wide Web site, http://www.hp.com/go/network_city also provides up-to-date support infor- mation. Additionally, your HP-authorized network reseller can also provide you with assistance, both with services that they offer and with services offered by HP.

  • Page 43: Environmental

    Specifications Physical Width: 44.2 cm (17.4 in) Depth: 33.5 cm (13.2 in) Height: 6.6 cm (2.6 in) Weight : 4.5 kg (9.9 lbs) Electrical The switch automatically adjusts to any voltage between 100-127 and 200-240 volts and either 50 or 60 Hz. AC voltage: 100–127 volts 200–240 volts...

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    Specifications Connectors The 10/100 Mbps RJ-45 twisted-pair ports are compatible with the IEEE 802.3u 100Base-T standard. The 100 Mbps SC fiber-optic ports are compatible with the IEEE 802.3u 100Base-FX standard. The 10 Mbps ST fiber-optic ports are compatible with the IEEE 802.3 Type 10Base-FL standard.

  • Page 45: Twisted-pair Cable/connector Pin-outs

    Switch 1600M. N o t e Incorrectly wired cabling is the most common cause of problems for LAN communications. HP recommends that you work with a qualified LAN cable installer for assistance with your cabling requirements. Twisted-Pair Cable/Connector Pin-Outs The RJ-45 ports (10 Mbps and 100 Mbps) on the Switch 1600M are wired as MDI-X ports.

  • Page 46: Twisted-pair Cable For Switch (mdi-x) To Computer (mdi) Network Connection

    Cables and Connectors Twisted-Pair Cable/Connector Pin-Outs Twisted-Pair Cable for Switch (MDI-X) to Computer (MDI) Network Connection To connect PCs or other MDI network devices to these ports, use a “straight- through” cable. Connector “A” Connector “B” Straight-Through Cable white/orange orange/white white/green green/white N o t e...

  • Page 47: Hub Or Switch (mdi-x) Network Connection

    Cables and Connectors Twisted-Pair Cable/Connector Pin-Outs Twisted-Pair Cable for Switch (MDI-X) to Hub or Switch (MDI-X) Network Connection To connect hubs or switches or other MDI-X network devices to these ports, use a “crossover” cable. Connector “A” Connector “B” Crossover Cable white/orange orange/white white/green...

  • Page 48: Twisted-pair Cable Pin Assignments

    Cables and Connectors Twisted-Pair Cable/Connector Pin-Outs Twisted-Pair Cable Pin Assignments Twisted-Pair Straight-Through Cable Switch End (MDI-X) Computer, Transceiver, or Other MDI Port End Signal Pins Pins Signal receive + transmit + receive - transmit - transmit + receive + transmit - receive - Twisted-Pair Cross-Over Cable Switch End (MDI-X)

  • Page 49: Fiber-optic Cables

    Cables and Connectors Fiber-Optic Cables Fiber-Optic Cables 10Base-FL Ports Fiber-optic cables connected to the 10Base-FL Switch Module ports must be 1300 nm wavelength, multimode cable conforming to the ISO/IEC 793-2 type B1, and ITU-T G.652 standards, and the cables must have ST-type connectors. 100Base-FX Ports Fiber-optic cables connected to the 100Base-FX Switch Module ports must be 1300 nm wavelength, multimode cable conforming to the ISO/IEC 793-2 type...

  • Page 51: Safety Information

    Safety and EMC Regulatory Statements Safety Information Documentation reference symbol. If the product is marked with this symbol, refer to the product documentation to get more information about the product. WARNING A WARNING in the manual denotes a hazard that can cause injury or death.

  • Page 52: Informations Concernant La Sécurité

    Safety and EMC Regulatory Statements Informations concernant la sécurité Informations concernant la sécurité Symbole de référence à la documentation. Si le produit est marqué de ce symbole, reportez-vous à la documentation du produit afin d'obtenir des informations plus détaillées. WARNING Dans la documentation, un WARNING indique un danger susceptible d'entraîner des dommages corporels ou la mort.

  • Page 53: Hinweise Zur Sicherheit

    Safety and EMC Regulatory Statements Hinweise zur Sicherheit Hinweise zur Sicherheit Symbol für Dokumentationsverweis. Wenn das Produkt mit diesem Symbol markiert ist, schlagen Sie bitte in der Produktdokumentation nach, um mehr Informationen über das Produkt zu erhalten. WARNING Symbol für Dokumentationsverweis. Wenn das Produkt mit diesem Symbol markiert ist, schlagen Sie bitte in der Produktdokumentation nach, um mehr Informationen über das Produkt zu erhalten.

  • Page 54: Considerazioni Sulla Sicurezza

    Safety and EMC Regulatory Statements Considerazioni sulla sicurezza Considerazioni sulla sicurezza Simbolo di riferimento alla documentazione. Se il prodotto è contras- segnato da questo simbolo, fare riferimento alla documentazione sul prodotto per ulteriori informazioni su di esso. WARNING La dicitura WARNINGdenota un pericolo che può causare lesioni o morte.

  • Page 55: Consideraciones Sobre Seguridad

    Safety and EMC Regulatory Statements Consideraciones sobre seguridad Consideraciones sobre seguridad Símbolo de referencia a la documentación. Si el producto va marcado con este símbolo, consultar la documentación del producto a fin de obtener mayor información sobre el producto. WARNING Una WARNING en la documentación señala un riesgo que podría resultar en lesiones o la muerte.

  • Page 56: Safety Information (japan)

    Safety and EMC Regulatory Statements Safety Information (Japan) Safety Information (Japan)

  • Page 57: Safety Information (china)

    Safety and EMC Regulatory Statements Safety Information (China) Safety Information (China)

  • Page 58: Emc Regulatory Statements

    Safety and EMC Regulatory Statements EMC Regulatory Statements EMC Regulatory Statements U.S.A. FCC Class A 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 interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.

  • Page 59: Korea

    Safety and EMC Regulatory Statements EMC Regulatory Statements Korea Taiwan...

  • Page 60: European Community

    Safety and EMC Regulatory Statements EMC Regulatory Statements European Community C-10...

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    Index Numerics 10/100Base-TX ports cabinet location on switch … 1-2 mounting the switch in … 2-8 100Base-FX cables connections, length limitations … 2-4 100Base-FX ports, cables used with … 2-4, B-5 connections … 2-4 100Base-TX fiber-optic cable specifications … B-5 connections, length limitations …...

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    console features checking messages during console … 2-13 troubleshooting … 3-7 Switch 1600M … 1-7 displaying the Main menu … 2-14 fiber-optic cables … B-5 features … 2-13 100Base-FX … B-5 how to connect in-band … 2-13 10Base-FL … B-5 how to connect out-of-band …...

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    installation connecting the switch to a power source … 2-11 Main menu, console mounting switch in rack or cabinet … 2-8 displaying … 2-14 network cable requirements … 2-4 MDI-X to MDI network cable … B-2 on a horizontal surface … 2-10 MDI-X to MDI-X network cable …...

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    self test LED behavior during … 2-7 parts, included with the switch … 2-1 Self Test LED … 1-4 passwords, deleting … 1-3 behavior during self test … 2-7 physical specifications, switch … A-1 serial cable Ping test … 3-8 for direct console connection …...

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    switch port modules twisted-pair cable booting the switch to initialize new module cross-over cable pin-out … B-4 type … 2-5 pin-outs … B-1, B-4 hot swapping … 2-15 straight-through cable pin-out … B-4 installing … 2-5 switch-to-computer connection … B-2 LEDs description …...

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