The HP Procurve Switch 2650 has built-in management capabilities that
proactively help you manage your network including:
The following interfaces provide tests, indicators, and an event log that can
be used to monitor the switch and its network connections and to help you
take advantage of these proactive networking features:
For more information on using these software tools to diagnose and manage
your switch, see the "Troubleshooting" chapter in the Management and
Configuration Guide, which is on the Documentation CD-ROM that came
with your switch.
finding and helping you fix the most common network error conditions
(for example, faulty network cabling, and non-standard network topolo-
informing you of the problem with clear, easy-to-understand messages
recommending network configuration changes to enhance the perfor-
mance of your network
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.
A full-featured easy-to-use console interface that you can access by
connecting a standard terminal or PC running a terminal emulator to the
switch's console port. The cable to make that connection is provided with
your switch. The console interface is also accessible through a Telnet