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HP J3102A Installation Manual

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HP AdvanceStack Switch
Ethernet Module
Installation Guide
HP J3102A


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    Installation Guide HP J3102A HP AdvanceStack Switch Ethernet Module...

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    How to get the latest software You can download a compressed file ( j3100a.exe) containing the latest version of the HP Switch 2000 software, proprietary MIB, and a software download utility file (update.exe) from the HP BBS, HP FTP Library Service, CompuServe, and the World Wide Web.

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    HP FIRST Fax Retrieval Service HP FIRST is an automated fax retrieval service that is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. HP FIRST provides information on the following topics: Product information Troubleshooting instructions Technical reviews and articles...

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    HP AdvanceStack Switch Ethernet Module Installation Guide...

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    See the warranty card included with the product. A copy of the specific warranty terms applicable to your Hewlett-Packard product and replacement parts can be obtained from your HP sales and service office or HP-authorized reseller. Hewlett-Packard Company 8000 Foothills Boulevard, m/s 5551 Roseville, California 95747-5551 http: //

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    For the HP AdvanceStack Switch 2000 At A Glance The HP AdvanceStack Switch Ethernet Module (HP J3102A) is an optional component that you can add to an HP AdvanceStack Switch 2000 to provide either of the following: Four 10Base-T ports Three 10Base-T ports and one (optional) 802.3-compatible trans-...

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    Contents Overview ........1 Installing a Module in an Unused Slot ....2 Customizing the Port Configuration .

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    N o t e Before you install the HP AdvanceStack Switch Ethernet Module into the Switch 2000, you may want to install an optional HP 802.3-compatible transceiver in the transceiver slot in the module. (Refer to the instructions you received with the transceiver.) If a transceiver is installed, it replaces the first 10Base-T port as port 1, as long as no active network is connected to the built-in RJ-45 port 1.

  • Page 11: Installing A Module In An Unused Slot

    C a u t i o n Static electricity can severely damage the sensitive electronic components on the HP AdvanceStack Switch Ethernet Module. When handling and installing the module in your switch, follow these procedures to avoid damage from static electricity: Handle the module by its edges and avoid touching the components and the circuitry on the board.

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    Installation LED Label Slot ‘‘A’’ Module Slot ‘‘A’’ Module Slot ‘‘B’’ Replace the blank LED label strip with the Ethernet LED label strip Unscrew These Two Screws Figure 1. Remove the Cover Plate from an Unused Switch Port 3. Holding the module by its edges—taking care not to touch the metal connectors—position the module in front of an open slot on the switch by aligning the edges of the module with the small grooves near the bottom of the module slot, as shown in the next illustration.

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    Installation 5. Seat the module in the slot by simultaneously pushing in on both extractor handles until they are firmly seated against the front panel of the module (in the closed position). Extractor Extractor Handle Handle Figure 3. Extractor Handles in the Closed Position If the switch has power during module installation, the LEDs will be- have as described below.

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    If the Fault LED continues flashing, remove the module and contact your HP-authorized LAN dealer or HP networking support representative. If a module is not installed properly, and the module slot...

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    Installation 6. Tighten the captured screw in each handle by using a flat-blade or Torx-10 screwdriver. Be careful not to overtighten the screws. Tighten These Two Screws Figure 5. Securing the Module in the Slot 7. Connect the appropriate network cables to the module’s 10Base-T ports (and to the optional transceiver, if installed).

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    For more on straight-through and crossover cables, see appendix A, ‘‘Cables and Connectors’’, in the HP AdvanceStack Switch 2000 Installation Guide that is shipped with the Switch 2000. 8. Check the port LEDs for the newly-installed module to ensure that the port(s) connected in the preceding step are up.

  • Page 17: Customizing The Port Configuration

    Trunk (port trunking): None Broadcast Limit: 0 If necessary, configure the port(s) in the module by using the switch console interface. (See the Console User’s Guide—HP part number 5964-4644—shipped with the Switch 2000, and the online Help provided in the console interface itself.) If the default port configuration, shown above, is correct for your network, then skip this process.

  • Page 18: Rebooting The Switch

    Installation Rebooting the Switch You can reboot the switch by using the Reboot Switch command in the console Main menu, or by pressing the recessed Reset button located to the right of the Power LED. Reset Button Figure 8. Location of the Reset Button Generally, you only need to reboot the switch when it needs to recognize a change in its hardware or software (console) configuration.

  • Page 19: Removing Or Replacing A Module

    Installation Removing or Replacing a Module Use this section to do either of the following: Replace one module with another Remove a module without replacing it Loosen These Two Screws Figure 9. Removing the Module from the Slot 1. Remove any network cables from the ports on the module. 2.

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    Installation 5. Do one of the following: • If you will be installing another module in the slot, go to ‘‘Install- ing a Module in an Unused Slot’’ on page 2 and begin with step 3. Make sure that you install the proper LED strip for the new module you are installing, as described in step 1 on page 2.

  • Page 21: Adding, Replacing, Or Removing A Transceiver

    Installation Adding, Replacing, or Removing a Transceiver C a u t i o n When adding, removing, or replacing a transceiver from a module, always remove the module from the Switch 2000 first. Otherwise, you might interrupt proper switch operation and/or damage the module or transceiver circuitry.

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    3. • If you are removing a transceiver without replacing it with another transceiver: 1) Use a flat-bladed or Torx T-10 screwdriver to install an HP 10Base-T transceiver cover plate over the transceiver slot in the module.

  • Page 23: Troubleshooting

    Hewlett-Packard offers support 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the use of automated electronic services including: Hewlett-Packard BBS and World Wide Web Hewlett-Packard FTP Library Service on the Internet CompuServ HP Network Phone-In Support (NPS) HP FIRST FAX Retrieval Service...

  • Page 24: Specifications

    FCC part 15 Class A CISPR-22 (1985) Class A EN55022 (1988) Class A VCCI Class 1 Complies with Canadian EMC Class A requirements. Immunity See the Declaration of Conformity in the installation guide for the HP J3100A AdvanceStack Switch 2000.

  • Page 25: Regulatory Statements

    Installation Regulatory Statements FCC Statement (U.S.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 harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.

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    Declaration of Conformity This product is designed for operation with the J3100A HP AdvanceStack Switch 2000 and is listed in the Declaration of Conformity included in the HP AdvanceStack Switch 2000 Installation Guide.

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    Technical information in this document is subject to change without notice. ©Copyright 1996 Hewlett-Packard Company Printed in USA 9/96 Manual Part Number 5966-5118 *5966-5118*...

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