Offline - when the switch is set offline, all ports are set offline. The switch transmits the
offline sequence (OLS) to attached devices, and the devices cannot log in to the switch.
operating state (port)
Can be beaconing, invalid attachment, link incidents, link resets, no light, not operational,
online, offline, segmented E_Port, port failure, or testing.
operating status (switch)
Can be online, offline, coming online, or going offline.
Fiber, multiple fibers, or a fiber bundle in a structure built to meet optical, mechanical, and
environmental specifications. See also jumper cable, optical cable assembly, and trunk cable.
optical cable assembly
Optical cable that is connector-terminated. See also jumper cable and optical cable.
optical fiber connector
Hardware component that transfers optical power between two optical fibers or bundles and is
designed to be repeatedly connected and disconnected.
Transmission of management information using frequencies or channels other than those
routinely used for information transfer.
Logical unit of information (usually in the form of a data frame) transmitted on a network. It
contains a header (with all relevant addressing and timing information), the actual data, and a
trailer (which contains the error checking function, usually in the form of a cyclic redundancy
check), and frequently, user data.
The main Product Manager window is divided into four main panels: title panel, menu bar,
status bar, and view panel. Use features in these panels to configure switch operation, monitor
performance, and access maintenance features.
Unique string of characters known to the computer system and to a user who must specify it to
gain full or limited access to a system and to the information stored within it.
In a network, any route between any two ports.
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