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Tp-link tl-sl2109 8+1g gigabit ethernet smart switch user guide
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  • Page 2 Specifications are subject to change without notice. is a registered trademark of TP-LINK Technologies Co., Ltd. Other brands and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. No part of the specifications may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from TP-LINK Technologies Co., Ltd.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Package Contents... 1 Chapter 1: About the Guide... 2 1.1 Purpose... 2 1.2 Terms and usage... 2 1.3 Overview of the Guide... 2 Chapter 2: Introduction of the Product ... 3 2.1 Port-Trunking function... 3 2.2 Virtual Local Area Network... 3 2.3 Priority...
  • Page 4: Package Contents

    Rubber footpads for Desk-mount Rack-mount kit for installing the switch in a 19-inch rack Note: If any of the above contents is damaged or missing, please contact the retailer from whom you purchased the TL-SL2109 Switch for assistance. - 1 -...
  • Page 5: Chapter 1: About The Guide

    TL-SL2109 supports TRUNK, VLAN and port configuration. With the features of high performance, easy to use and economical, the TL-SL2109 is one best choice for you. 1.1 Purpose The right guide is about to help you use the model of TL-SL2109 Gigabit Smart Switch accurately. 1.2 Terms and usage In simple word, this guide uses the terms “Switch”...
  • Page 6: Chapter 2: Introduction Of The Product

    8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide Chapter 2: Introduction of the Product This part simply describes the features of the model of TL-SL2109 Gigabit Smart Switch, and some information in context about the technology of Switch. 2.1 Port-Trunking function Basically, TRUNK permits to provide a wider bandwidth between the switches by two or more than two ports (less than four ports generally) working side by side.
  • Page 7: Main Features

    TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide 2.4 Main features Complies with IEEE 802.3、IEEE 802.3ab 8 10/100Mbps Auto-Negotiation RJ45 ports supporting Auto-MDI/MDIX 1 10/100/1000Mbps Auto-Negotiation RJ45 ports supporting Auto-MDI/MDIX Supports IEEE802.3x flow control for Full Duplex mode and backpressure for...
  • Page 8: Chapter 3: Installation

    Turn off the switch again, place on the desktop. 3.1.2 Rack Installation The TL-SL2109 can be mounting in an EIA Standard size 19 inches rack. Attach the mounting brackets to each side of the TL-SL2109 with the screwes; Slide the TL-SL2109 into the rack;...
  • Page 9: Hang On The Wall

    3. Place the switch to the two screws by the holes in the switch. 3.1.4 Power on The TL-SL2109 can be used with the power source in the range of 110 to 260 VAC, 50-60Hz. After the power is on, the power LED will be light.
  • Page 10: Explanation Of Switch Appearance And The Method Of Connecting Switch

    The part gives you more details about front panel, rear panel, LEDs and extension port of the switch. 3.2.1 Front Panel There are 8 10/100Mbps ports and LED indicators, 1 10/100/1000Mbps port and LED indicator, 1 serial port on the front panel of the TL-SL2109. Link Power 100M...
  • Page 11: Connection

    Act LED: The LED is lit when the gigabit port are transferring or receiving the packages. 3.3 Connection The TL-SL2109 supports MDI/MDIX, so you can use every port as a normal port or an uplink port. Each port is independent, which makes the connection very easy. Link...
  • Page 12: Chapter 4: Installation And Usage Of The Software

    8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide Chapter 4: Installation and Usage of the Software The TL-SL2109 is a smart switch. You can configure it with the management software provided by us. It makes you every convenient to manage the switch. The part helps you to use it.
  • Page 13: The Usage Of Gssc

    TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide Fig 4.2 Inputting new path After Click Next, the installation is finished. Fig 4.3 Finish changing new path 4.2 The Usage of GSSC The interface of the software is friendly and easy to use. There are four steps on...
  • Page 14 Exit. Here are more details about how to use the GSSC software. After finishing the installation, click Start – Programs – TP-LINK – Giga Smart Switch Configuration, the window interface will be displayed on the desktop. Fig 4.4 Initialized software interface Turn on the switch, and select the File—Link to switch menu or click the Link to...
  • Page 15 TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide Fig 4.5 Pick up from the menu Fig 4.6 Pick up from the button If the power supply is off or the serial cable is connected incorrectly, or something else, the program will display.
  • Page 16 TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide After connecting successfully, the GSSC will read the configuration from the switch, and display the interface as Fig 4.8. Caution: At this time the Off Line button is light. On the right of the button, there are eight buttons, Port Setting, TRUNK Setting, Port Close Setting, VLAN Setting, Priority Setting, Static MAC Address Setting, in turns.
  • Page 17: Port Configuration

    TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide configuration. Click the setting menu, the software will display all functional buttons you can operate. The corresponding button will be light at the same time. 4.3 Port Configuration Select the Port Status Setting or click the Port Setting button.
  • Page 18 TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide Fig 4.10 Configuring the Port Status Every port of the Switch can be configured by the software, as fig 4.11, but you can not operate the dark button. Fig 4.11 Configuring the Port Status...
  • Page 19: Portclose Setting

    TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide 4.4 PortClose Setting The PortClose Setting can close the port(s). It (They) can not transfer or receive the packages. The port (1-8) and the gigabit port configure in the different place in the software.
  • Page 20 TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide Fig 4.13 Port (1-8) Close Setting Method two: Select the corresponding port in the Port Setting, and click the Port Disable. Fig 4.14 Port(s) (1-8) Close Setting 2 If you want to close the gigabit port, operate as follows: Click the Giga Port Setting button.
  • Page 21: Trunk Setting

    TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide Fig 4.15 Select Giga Port Setting Then click the Disable Giga Port 9. Fig 4.16 Giga Port configuration 4.5 TRUNK Setting TRUNK can combine some ports to a logical port, and transmit data through it. It is very...
  • Page 22 TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide useful to resolve the network traffic. The Switch looks a TRUNK as a big port regardless of its composition. Default Setting: NO Select the TRUNK menu or click the TRUNK Setting button.
  • Page 23: Vlan

    TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide 4.6 VLAN VLAN (Virtual Local Area Network) is a group domain composed of many terms. It can build a logical group without changing the physical connection. It is very easy and useful.
  • Page 24 TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide Caution: VLANs can have the same port(s), and a VLAN can have only one port, the port can not transmit data with the others. The Port(s) you selected is(are) in the same VLAN, you can delete or add the port(s) from the VLAN, just click the port(s) once again.
  • Page 25: Priority Over Tos And Vlan Tag

    TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide Fig 4.21 VLAN group’s member changing 4.7 Priority over ToS and VLAN Tag Select the Priority Setting or click the Priority over ToS and VLAN. The Priority is divided to three categories: Port-based priority, VLAN Tag based priority and ToS tag based priority.
  • Page 26: The Effect Of The Configuration

    TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide 4.8 The effect of the configuration Carry out the current configuration. When finishing the all configuration you want to change. Click the Write to Switch button. The switch will reset to run the by terms of the result.
  • Page 27: Save And Open The Configuration

    TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide menu, the default configuration will be stored to the switch, and the switch will reset. Fig 4.25 Restore default configuration 4.9 Save and Open the configuration Save the file means that the software saves your current configuration to a file.
  • Page 28 TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide up in the previous step. Fig 4.27 Open the configuration file - 25 -...
  • Page 29: Appendix A: Technical Specifications

    TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide Appendix A: Technical Specifications General Standards IEEE802.3u 100BASE-TX IEEE802.3ab 1000BASE-T IEEE 802.3x Flow Control Topology Star Protocol CSMA/CD Data Transfer Rate Ethernet: 10Mbps (Half Duplex), 20Mbps (Full Duplex); Fast Ethernet: 100Mbps (Half Duplex), 200Mbps (Full Duplex)
  • Page 30: Appendix B: Contact Information

    TL-SL2109 8+1G Gigabit Ethernet Smart Switch User Guide Appendix B: Contact Information For help with the installation or operation of the TP-LINK TL-SL2109 Smart Switch, please contact us. support@tp-link.com E-mail: http://www.tp-link.com Website: - 27 -...