HP ProCurve 1800 Switches
Management and Configuration Guide
July 2009

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    HP ProCurve 1800 Switches Management and Configuration Guide July 2009...

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    HP ProCurve 1800 Switches Management and Configuration Guide...

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    Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty. HP shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. Hewlett-Packard assumes no responsibility for the use or reliability of its software on equipment that is not furnished by Hewlett-Packard.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1 Getting Started Introduction ..........1-1 Related Publications .

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    LACP Settings ..........2-21 Enabling LACP .

  • Page 7: Introduction, Related Publications

    Getting Started Introduction This Management and Configuration Guide is intended to support the following switches: ■ ProCurve Switch 1800-8G ■ ProCurve Switch 1800-24G This guide describes how to use the Web browser interface to configure, manage, and monitor switch operation. A troubleshooting chapter is also included.

  • Page 8: Getting Documentation From The Web

    Getting Started Getting Documentation From the Web Getting Documentation From the Web Go to the ProCurve Web site at http://www.hp.com/go/procurve/manuals Click on the product for which you want to view or download a manual.

  • Page 9: Sources For More Information, To Set Up And Install The Switch In Your Network

    Getting Started Sources for More Information Sources for More Information To Set Up and Install the Switch in Your Network Use the Installation and Getting Started Guide shipped with your switch for the following: ■ Instructions for physically installing the switch in your network. Quickly assigning an IP address, subnet mask, and gateway, set a ■...

  • Page 11: Overview, Navigating The Web Browser Interface, Home Page

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Overview This switch provides an embedded HTTP Web agent. Using a Web browser you can configure the switch and view statistics to monitor network activity. The Web agent can be accessed by any computer on the network using a standard Web browser (Internet Explorer 5.5 or above).

  • Page 12: Configuration Options

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Navigating the Web Browser Interface Device Image Main Menu Information Screen N o t e The examples in this chapter are based on the 24-port switch. Other than the number of fixed ports, there are no major differences between the 8-port and 24-port switch.

  • Page 13: Panel Display, Main Menu

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Navigating the Web Browser Interface N o t e To ensure proper screen refresh, be sure that Internet Explorer is configured as follows: Under the menu “Tools / Internet Options / General / Temporary Internet Files / Settings,”...

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    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Navigating the Web Browser Interface Menu Description Page TRUNKS 2-17 Membership Selects ports to group into static trunks. 2-17 Configuration Configures static trunk connection settings. 2-20 LACP Setup Configures Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP) on 2-21 the switch.

  • Page 15: Web Configuration, Displaying System Information

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Web Configuration Displaying System Information You can display a complete summary of identity, IP Address, port, Trunk/LACP, and VLAN information for the switch. Field Attributes System Identity • System Name – Name assigned to the switch system. •...

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    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration • Speed/Duplex Status – Shows the current speed and duplex mode. – 10HDX – 10FDX – 100HDX – 100FDX – 1000FDX • Flow Control Status – Indicates whether flow control is enabled or disabled.

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    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Web - Click System, Information.

  • Page 18: Displaying The System Name, Setting The Switch's Ip Address

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Displaying the System Name You can identify the system by displaying the device name, location, and contact information. Field Attributes • System Name – A name assigned to the switch system. • System Location –...

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    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration • Subnet Mask – This mask identifies the host address bits used for routing to specific subnets. (Default: 255.255.255.0) • Gateway IP Address – IP address of the gateway router between this device and management stations that exist on other network segments.

  • Page 20: Configuring The Logon Password

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Configuring the Logon Password The administrator has write access for all parameters governing the embedded Web agent. You should therefore assign a new administrator password as soon as possible, and store it in a safe place. Field Attributes Change Password •...

  • Page 21: Rate Limits

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Rate Limits Broadcast storms may occur when a device on your network is malfunctioning, or if application programs are not well designed or properly configured. If there is too much broadcast traffic on your network, performance can be severely degraded, or everything can come to a complete halt.

  • Page 22: Port Configuration

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Port Configuration You can use the Port Configuration page to manually set the speed, duplex mode, and flow control. You can enable jumbo frames to support data packets 9216 bytes in size. Field Attributes Enable Jumbo Frames –...

  • Page 23: Port Mirroring

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Port Mirroring You can mirror (copy) incoming and outgoing packets on multiple source ports to a single target port for real-time analysis. You can then attach a network analyzer or RMON probe to the target port and study the traffic crossing the source ports in a completely unobtrusive manner.

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    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Web – Click Ports, Port Mirroring. 2-14...

  • Page 25: Showing Port Statistics

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Showing Port Statistics You can display statistics on network traffic from the ports. These statistics can be used to identify potential problems with the switch (such as a faulty port or unusually heavy loading). All values displayed for a port have been accumulated since the last system reboot, but can be reset to zero by clicking the CLEAR button.

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    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Web – Click Ports, Statistics. 2-16...

  • Page 27: Trunk Membership, Aggregation Mode

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Trunk Membership This page allows you to create static trunks. Trunking allows you to assign physical links to one logical link (trunk) that functions as a single, higher- speed link providing dramatically increased bandwidth. This capability applies to connections between backbone devices as well as to connections in other network areas where traffic bottlenecks exist.

  • Page 28: Defining The Members Of A Trunk, Deleting The Members Of A Trunk

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration ■ DMAC: All traffic with the same destination MAC address is output on the same link in a trunk. This mode works best for switch-to-switch trunk links where traffic through the switch is destined for many different hosts. Do not use this mode for switch-to-router trunk links where the destina- tion MAC address is the same for all traffic.

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    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Click APPLY. N o t e For the 8-port switch, you can only create up to a maximum of 4 trunks of up to 8 ports each. Field Attributes • Port – The port number. •...

  • Page 30: Trunk Configuration, Modifying Trunk Settings

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Trunk Configuration You can use the Trunk Configuration page to manually set the speed, duplex mode, and flow control. Modifying Trunk Settings On the Trunks Configuration page, modify any of the following settings: •...

  • Page 31: Lacp Settings, Enabling Lacp, Disabling Lacp

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration LACP Settings The switch supports both static trunking and dynamic Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP), which is specified in IEEE 802.3ad. Static trunks have to be manually configured at both ends of the link, on the other hand, LACP configured ports can automatically negotiate a trunked link with LACP- configured ports on another device.

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    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Web – Click Trunks, LACP Setup. 2-22...

  • Page 33: Lacp Status

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration LACP Status Displays the status of the LACP groups. Field Attributes Aggregation Information • Aggregation Group – Displays the ID number of the LACP group. • Partner MAC Address – Displays the MAC address of a device in the LACP group that is attached to this switch.

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    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Web – Click Trunks, LACP Status. 2-24...

  • Page 35: Vlan Setup, Introduction To Vlans, Creating A Vlan

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration VLAN Setup This page allows you to create up to 64 VLANs based on the 802.1Q standard. You can also delete or modify VLANs. Introduction to VLANs VLANs are logical partitions of the physical LAN. You can use VLANs to increase network performance, improve internal network security, or create separate broadcast domains.

  • Page 36: Modifying A Vlan, Deleting A Vlan

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Modifying a VLAN Use the VLAN Setup page to modify a VLAN. Under the VLAN List section, click on the radio button of the VLAN you would like to modify. Click MODIFY. Select the ports to be added to or removed from this VLAN.

  • Page 37: Vlan Port Config

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Web – Click VLANS, VLAN Setup. VLAN Port Config You can configure VLAN behavior for specific interfaces, including the default VLAN identifier (PVID) and accepted frame types. This page allows you to change the VLAN membership and behavior of individual ports.

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    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration • VLAN Aware Enabled – VLAN aware ports are able to use VLAN tagged frames to determine the destination of the frame. Click to enable or disable VLAN awareness mode for this port. (Default: Enabled) •...

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    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Web – Click VLANS, VLAN Port Config. 2-29...

  • Page 40: Lldp Configuration

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration LLDP Configuration This page allows you to configure the Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) configuration. LLDP allows devices on the network to share information about themselves for the reasons of simplified troubleshooting, enhanced network management, and maintaining an accurate network topology.

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    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Web – Click LLDP, Configuration. 2-31...

  • Page 42: Lldp Neighbor Table

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration LLDP Neighbor Table This page displays the LLDP Neighbor Table. This table provides information on neighboring devices. The table contains the following seven columns: Field Attributes • Local Port – The local port of the neighboring device. •...

  • Page 43: Snmp Configuration

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration SNMP Configuration This page allows you to configure the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). The SNMP agent permits READ ONLY access to the switch. Any system in the network using management software can be used to discover the switch.

  • Page 44: Ping Test

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Ping Test This operation allows you to test the network connections by sending an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) echo request packet from the switch to other devices on the network. The page will display the results of the operation.

  • Page 45: Restore To Factory Defaults

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Web – Click Diagnostics, Ping Test. Restore to Factory Defaults This operation allows you to either restore the switch back to the original factory default configuration, or to clear all configuration information except the IP Address, Subnet Mask and Gateway IP Address (see the SYSTEM >...

  • Page 46: Reboot Switch

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Web – Click Diagnostics, Factory Defaults. Reboot Switch Reboots the switch if the switch stops responding or functioning. This operation will not change any switch configuration settings. To reboot the switch, click APPLY. The reboot will be complete when the user interface displays the login page.

  • Page 47: Upload/download Configuration

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Upload/Download Configuration Upload or download the switch system configuration file. Click to select either the “Upload” or “Download” box. If you click on “Upload,” then click on the “Browse” button to select the configuration file. If you click on “Download,” you will be prompted to save your file.

  • Page 48: Download Text Readable Configuration/status File, Update Software

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Download Text Readable Configuration/Status File This page allows you to download the switch system configuration and status information in text file format. Select the type of information you would like to download. After you click the APPLY button, you will be prompted to save your file.

  • Page 49: Support

    Using the ProCurve Web Browser Interface Web Configuration Web – Click Support, Update Software. Support This page directs you to the ProCurve Web site for further information. Web – Click Support, ProCurve Web Site. 2-39...

  • Page 51: Basic Troubleshooting Tips

    Troubleshooting This section describes how to troubleshoot the switch. You can perform more in-depth troubleshooting on the switch using the software tools available with the switch, from the built-in Web browser interface. This chapter describes the following: ■ basic troubleshooting tips (page 3-1) ■...

  • Page 52: Forgotten Ip Address Or Password, Testing The Switch By Resetting It, Hp Customer Support Services

    Troubleshooting Forgotten IP Address or Password Forgotten IP Address or Password If you have forgotten the switch’s IP address or administration password you can return the switch to its factory default state by following these steps: Remove the power cord from the back of the switch. Connect port 1 to port 2 on the front panel, using a standard network cable.

  • Page 53: Before Calling Support

    Troubleshooting HP Customer Support Services Before Calling Support Before calling your networking dealer or HP Support, to make the support process most efficient, you first should have retrieved the following information: Information Item Information Location • product identification, including mini- the front of the switch, and on labels on the GBICs (mini-GBIC is for the 24 port mini-GBICs (mini-GBIC is for the 24 port...

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    Index mirror port, configuring … 2-13 administrator password … 2-10 Password … 2-10 passwords basic troubleshooting tips … 3-1 administrator setting … 2-10 blinking LEDs ports error indications … 3-2 broadcast storm, threshold … 2-11 broadcast storm … 2-11 configuring … 2-12 mirroring …...

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    user password … 2-10 VLANs port configuration … 2-27 setup … 2-25 Web interface configuration options … 2-2 home page … 2-1 main menu … 2-3 panel display … 2-3 Index-2...

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