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HP ProCurve
Switch 4000M and 8000M
Installation Guide

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    HP ProCurve Switch 4000M and 8000M Installation Guide...

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    Hewlett-Packard. Warranty 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.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Switch Features ..........1-9 Switch Operation Overview ........1-10 Address Table Operation .

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    Restoring the Factory Default Configuration ....3-10 HP Customer Support Services ....... . 3-11 A Specifications Physical .

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    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 ProCurve Switch 4000M and 8000M The HP ProCurve Switch 4000M and 8000M are multiport switches that can be used to build high-performance switched workgroup networks. These switches are store-and-forward devices that offer low latency for high-speed networking.

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    Introducing the HP ProCurve Switch 4000M and 8000M The Switch 4000M has five preinstalled HP ProCurve Switch 10/100Base-T Modules and five universal slots for installing any of the supported switch modules. The Switch 8000M has 10 universal slots for installing any of the supported switch modules.

  • Page 9: Front Of The Switch

    Modules, Power Supplies, and Fans N o t e The Switch 8000M is shown in this illustration with a variety of modules installed. The Switch 4000M has the same physical features, but with five 10/100Base-T switch modules preinstalled in slots A through E.

  • Page 10: Leds

    The Status LED for the module or other device with the fault will flash simultaneously. On briefly at the beginning of switch self test after the switch is powered on or reset. If on for a prolonged time, the switch has encountered a fatal hardware failure, or has failed its self test.

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    The cooling fans are operating normally. (green) † Flashing One or more of the cooling fans have failed. The switch Fault LED will be flashing simultaneously. † The flashing behavior is an on/off cycle once every 1.6 seconds, approximately. Table 1-3.

  • Page 12: Mode Select Button And Indicator Leds, Console Port

    100 Mbps. Console Port This port is used to connect a console to the switch by using the serial cable supplied with the switch. This connection is described under “Connecting a Console to the Switch” in chapter 2, “Installing the Switch 4000M and 8000M”.

  • Page 13: Reset Button, Clear Button

    Introducing the HP ProCurve Switch 4000M and 8000M Reset Button This button is used to reset the switch while it is powered on. This action clears any temporary error conditions that may have occurred, executes the switch self test, and resets all network activity counters to zero. The counters are...

  • Page 14: Back Of The Switch, Power Connector, Slot For Redundant Power Supply

    Slot for Redundant Power Supply A second, load-sharing redundant power supply (HP ProCurve Switch 4000M/ 8000M Power Supply, HP J4119A) can be installed in the back of the switch. To provide true redundancy, this second power supply should be connected to a different AC power source from the other supply.

  • Page 15: Switch Features

    • HP TopTools for Hubs & Switches—an SNMP-based graphical inter- face 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 16: Switch Operation Overview, Address Table Operation

    Introducing the HP ProCurve Switch 4000M and 8000M 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 8000M’s 8000-entry address table.

  • Page 17: Simultaneous Network Communications, Effect Of Vlans

    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 that came with your switch.

  • Page 19: Included Parts

    Installing the Switch 4000M and 8000M The HP Switch 4000M and 8000M are easy to install units. They each come 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 already attached so they can be securely located on a horizontal surface.

  • Page 20: Physical, Installation Procedures, Summary

    2-3 for some installation precautions. Install switch modules (page 2-5). The Switch 4000M and the Switch 8000M have ten universal slots for installing any of the HP ProCurve switch modules. The Switch 4000M has five 10/100Base-T modules pre- installed. Depending on where you will install the Switch 4000M and 8000M, it may be easier to install the modules first, but the modules are “hot swappable”—they can also be installed and removed after the switch...

  • Page 21: Connectors, Safety, Installation Precautions

    Configuration changes can be made easily by through the switch’s console interface. At this point, the switch is fully installed. See the rest of this chapter if you need more detailed information on any of these installation steps.

  • Page 22: Prepare The Installation Site

    In the front of the switch, allow at least 7.6 cm (3 inches) of space for the twisted-pair and fiber-optic cabling. In the back of the switch, allow at least 3.8 cm (1 1/2 inches) of space for the power cord.

  • Page 23: Install Switch Modules

    Torx T-10 screwdriver. Retain the slot cover for future use. N o t e s Any of the supported switch modules can be installed in any of the slots. The modules can be “hot swapped”, installed when the switch is powered on, and normally will be immediately operational.

  • Page 24: Optional) Install Second Power Supply

    3. (Optional) Install Second Power Supply A second, load-sharing redundant power supply (HP ProCurve Switch 4000M/ 8000M Power Supply, HP J4119A) can be installed in the back of the switch. To provide true redundancy, this second power supply should be connected to a different AC power source from the other supply.

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    Insert the power supply into the opening, lower it until it rests on the bottom of the switch chassis, then slide it all the way in until it connects to the switch. The power supply face plate will be flush with the back of the switch.

  • Page 26: Electrical, Verify The Switch Passes Self Test

    The Switch 4000M and 8000M do not have a power switch. They are powered on when the power cord is connected to the switch and to a power source. If your installation requires a different power cord than the one supplied with the switch, be sure to use a power cord displaying the mark of the safety agency that defines the regulations for power cords in your country.

  • Page 27: Led Behavior:

    Switch Engine Module LEDs When the switch is powered on, it performs its diagnostic self test. The self test takes approximately 35 to 70 seconds to complete, depending on the number and type of modules installed in the switch. LED Behavior: During the self test: •...

  • Page 28: Mount The Switch, Rack Or Cabinet Mounting

    After the modules and optional power supply are installed and you have verified that the switch passes self test, you are ready to mount the switch in a stable location. The Switch 4000M and 8000M can be mounted in these ways:...

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    (0.5-inch) pair on both sides of the rack Place the switch in the rack and lower it so the notches in the bottom of the bracket slide onto the screws, then tighten these screws. lower the switch with...

  • Page 30: Horizontal Surface Mounting

    N o t e Make sure the air flow is not restricted around the sides and back of the switch. 2-12...

  • Page 31: Wall Mounting

    Wall Mounting The mounting brackets supplied with the switch allow you to mount it on a wall. You can mount it in any orientation that places the power supplies facing against the wall and the modules facing out. The orientation shown in the illustrations is commonly referred to as a “bookshelf”...

  • Page 32: Connect The Switch To A Power Source, Connect The Network Devices

    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 33: Optional) Connect A Console To The Switch, Terminal Configuration

    PC or VT-100 terminal to be used as a console directly to the switch. If the PC or terminal has a 25-pin serial connector, you can use a readily available 9-pin to 25-pin serial cable, or attach a 9-to-25 pin “straight-through”...

  • Page 34: Direct Console Access, Telnet Console Access

    “Press any key to continue”. Press a key, and you will then see the switch console Main Menu. Telnet Console Access To access the switch through a telnet session, follow these steps:...

  • Page 35: Hot Swapping Switch Modules, Adding Or Replacing Modules, Changing The Module Type

    If a module has to be replaced with one of the same type, or you are expanding the switch capability by adding a module in a slot where one was not previ- ously installed, the replaced or new module is immediately operational; there is no interruption to the switch operation.

  • Page 36: Where To Go From Here

    Installing the Switch 4000M and 8000M Where to Go From Here Where to Go From Here Your switch is now correctly installed and is able to send and receive data between end nodes, servers, and printers. The Switch 4000M and 8000M are plug-and-communicate network devices requiring no configuration.

  • Page 37: Troubleshooting

    You can perform more in-depth troubleshooting using the soft- ware 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 chapter 8, “Troubleshooting”...

  • Page 38: Basic Troubleshooting Tips

    RJ-45 MDI-X connector on your switch to the an MDI- X connector on the other switch or hub, you must use a crossover cable.

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    Spanning Tree can be enabled through the switch console, the web browser interface, or HP TopTools for Hubs and Switches. The Switch 8000M also supports Switch Meshing which allows multiple data paths though a switched network to be active simultaneously for enhanced network bandwidth.

  • Page 40: 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.

  • Page 41: Diagnostic Tips

    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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    Reconnect the power supply to the AC power source. If the error indication reoccurs the slot after the supply is reinstalled, the power supply may be faulty. Call your HP- corresponding to authorized LAN dealer, or use the electronic support services from HP to get the flashing assistance.

  • Page 43: 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 44: Hardware Diagnostic Tests, Testing The Switch By Resetting It, Checking The Switch Leds

    Checking the Switch LEDs The self-test passes if the Fault and Self Test LEDs on the front of the switch go off after approximately 30 to 70 seconds depending on the number and type of modules installed in the switch. If these LEDs stay on longer than 80 seconds or begin flashing, the switch may have to be replaced.

  • Page 45: Testing Twisted-pair Cabling, Testing Switch-to-device Network Communications

    HP also offers a wire testing service. Contact your HP-authorized LAN dealer or your local HP sales office for more information.

  • Page 46: Testing End-to-end Network Communications, Restoring The Factory Default Configuration

    LAN adapters between which you can run a link-level test or Ping test through the switch, you can use this test to verify that the entire communication path between the two PCs is functioning correctly. See your LAN adapter documentation for more information on running the a link test or Ping test.

  • Page 47: Hp Customer Support Services

    The HP networking products World Wide Web site, http://www.hp.com/go/network_city also provides up-to-date support information. Additionally, your HP-authorized network reseller can also provide you with assistance, both with services that they offer and with services offered by HP. 3-11...

  • Page 49: Environmental

    Specifications Except where noted, the following specifications apply to both the Switch 4000M and the Switch 8000M. Physical Width: Depth: Height: Weight: • Switch 4000M • Switch 8000M Electrical The Switch 4000M and 8000M automatically adjust to any voltage between 100-127 and 200-240 volts and either 50 or 60 Hz.

  • Page 50: Acoustic

    Specifications Acoustic Geraeuschemission LwA=58 dB am fiktiven Arbeitsplatz nach DIN 45635 T.19 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 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 51: Twisted-pair Cable/connector Pin-outs

    8000M. 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 on the 10/100Base-TX Switch Module are wired as MDI-X ports.

  • Page 52: 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. N o t e Pins 1 and 2 on connector “A” must be wired as a twisted pair to pins 1 and 2 on connector “B”.

  • Page 53: Twisted-pair Cable For Switch (mdi-x) To Hub Or Switch (mdi-x) Network Connection

    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. N o t e Pins 1 and 2 on connector “A” must be wired as a twisted pair to pins 3 and 6 on connector “B”.

  • Page 54: Twisted-pair Cable Pin Assignments, Twisted-pair Straight-through Cable, Twisted-pair Cross-over Cable

    Switch End (MDI-X) Signal receive + receive - transmit + transmit - Computer, Transceiver, or Other MDI Port End Pins Pins Hub or Switch Port, or Other MDI-X Port End Pins Pins Signal transmit + transmit - receive + receive - Signal...

  • Page 55: Fiber-optic Cables, Base-fl Ports, Base-fx Ports, Gigabit-sx Ports

    Fiber-Optic Cables Fiber-Optic Cables 10Base-FL Ports Fiber-optic cables connected to the 10Base-FL Switch Module ports must be 850 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.

  • Page 57: Safety Information

    These products do not have a power switch; they are powered on when the power cord is plugged in. Documentation reference symbol. If the product is marked with this symbol, refer to the product documentation to get more information about the product.

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    Safety and EMC Regulatory Statements Informations concernant la sécurité Informations concernant la sécurité WARNING CAUTION Cet appareil est un produit de classe I et possède une borne de mise à la terre. La source d'alimentation principale doit être munie d'une prise de terre de sécurité installée aux bornes du câblage d'entrée, sur le cordon d'alimentation ou le cordon de raccordement fourni avec le produit.

  • Page 59: 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 60: Considerazioni Sulla Sicurezza

    Safety and EMC Regulatory Statements Considerazioni sulla sicurezza Considerazioni sulla sicurezza WARNING CAUTION Questo prodotto è omologato nella classe di sicurezza I ed ha un terminale protettivo di collegamento a terra. Dev'essere installato un collegamento a terra di sicurezza, non interrompibile che vada dalla fonte d'alimentazione principale ai terminali d'entrata, al cavo d'alimentazione oppure al set cavo d'alimentazione fornito con il prodotto.

  • Page 61: 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.

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

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

  • Page 64: 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.

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

  • Page 66: European Community

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

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    Clear button deleting passwords … 1-7 description … 1-7 location on switch … 1-3, 1-7 restoring factory default configuration … 1-7, 3-10 configuration restoring factory defaults … 1-7, 3-10 connecting the switch to a power source … 2-14 Index – 1...

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    … 2-4, B-5 horizontal surface, mounting switch on … 2-12 hot swapping redundant power supply … 1-8, 2-6 resetting the switch for new module type … 2-17 switch modules … 2-17 in-band console access types of … 2-15 included parts …...

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    … 2-14 horizontal surface mounting … 2-12 network cable requirements … 2-4 optional modules … 2-5 precautions … 2-3 rack or cabinet mounting … 2-10 redundant power supply … 2-6 site preparation … 2-4 summary of steps …...

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    … 2-14 precautions installing power supply … 1-8, 2-6 mounting the switch in a rack or cabinet … 2-3 mounting the switch on a wall … 2-13 power requirements … 2-3 preparing the installation site … 2-4 Proactive Network tools diagnostics with …...

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    … A-1 safety … A-2 straight-through cable pin-out … B-4 summary of cables used with the switch … 2-4 of switch installation … 2-2 switch connecting to a power source … 2-14 description … 1-1 electrical specifications … A-1 environmental specifications …...

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    … B-4 switch-to-computer connection … B-2 switch-to-switch or hub connection … B-3 testing … 3-9 VLAN effect on basic switch operation … 1-11 VT-100 terminal serial cable connection for … 2-16 wall mounting switch on … 2-13...

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