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HP ProCurve 6208M-SX Read Me First

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for the HP ProCurve Routing Switches 9304M, 9308M, and 6308M-SX
and the HP ProCurve Switch 6208M-SX
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Software Updates Are Free!
New Software Release 05.2.14
Your Free Ticket to Proactive Networking
Accessory Parts List
Operating Notes, Troubleshooting, and Errata
Software Updates Are Free!
Help Us Help You...Register Now To Keep Up-To-Date on the Latest Software!
Hewlett-Packard provides free software updates for all managed HP ProCurve networking products. To access
the software updates, to to the HP ProCurve website at
Software Updates.
Register for Automatic Notification of Updates. From the Free Software Updates page you can also
register yourself to automatically receive email notice of new updates for your managed HP ProCurve
networking products. Just follow the instructions on that page for how to receive the update notices.
To determine whether you have the latest software, compare the software version that is available on the website with the
version that is currently installed in your switch or routing switch. To load a new software image, see chapter 4, "Updating
Software Images and Configuration Files", in the manual you received with the switch or routing switch.
Note that current product documentation, plus any supplements describing how to use any recently released software
updates are also available on the above website (click on
New Software Release 05.2.14 (or Later) Is Now Available with the Following
New Features
• Support for Redundant Management Modules
– Increased Default Maximum Number of IP Routes
– Larger Default Maximum Number of BGP4 Neighbor Prefixes
• Single-Instance Spanning Tree
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• Enhanced
command
For more information, refer to the documentation shipped with the switch or routing switch, or to Release Notes for
Version 05.2.14 of the HP ProCurve Routing Switches 9304M, 9308M, and 6308M-SX, and the HP ProCurve Switch
6208M-SX Operating System. This booklet is available on HP's ProCurve website at http://www.hp.com/go/procurve
(click on Technical Support, then Manual).
Covering Software Release 05.2.14 (or Later)
Technical Support , then Manual ).
Faster BGP4 route update convergence time
• SNMP and Syslog Message Enhancements
• More Layer 2, Layer 3, and System Level Enhancements
• Software Fixes
Warning: Do not use the handles on the power supply
units to lift or carry the routing switch.
http://www.hp.com/go/procurve , then click on Free

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  • Page 1: Read Me First

    For more information, refer to the documentation shipped with the switch or routing switch, or to Release Notes for Version 05.2.14 of the HP ProCurve Routing Switches 9304M, 9308M, and 6308M-SX, and the HP ProCurve Switch 6208M-SX Operating System. This booklet is available on HP’s ProCurve website at http://www.hp.com/go/procurve (click on Technical Support, then Manual).

  • Page 2: Module Installation, Getting Started

    HP TopTools for Switches & Hubs is a breakthrough in network management software that gives you more network with less work. The TopTools for Switches & Hubs CD is included at no extra charge with your HP ProCurve routing switch. See the system requirements printed on the sleeve containing the HP TopTools CD.

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    The HP ProCurve 9304M: Either three power cords (one each for the U.S.A., the U.K., and continental Europe) or The HP ProCurve 9308M: Either six power cords (two each for the U.S.A., the U.K., and continental Europe) or two The HP ProCurve 6308M-SX: Two power cords for either the U.S.A., continental Europe, Australia, or the UK.

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    Beginning with software release 05.2.14, you can configure either single-instance or multiple-instance spanning tree on the HP 9304M, 9308M, and 6308M-SX routing switches, and the HP 6208M-SX Switch. When single-instance STP is enabled, all VLANS on the device belong to the same spanning tree VLAN—with a shared STP VLAN ID of 4094. When multi-instance STP is used, each VLAN has a unique spanning tree ID.

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    In a network where multiple-instance STP is configured on a 9304M, 9308M, 6308M-SX, or 6208M-SX, STP will fail on a connection between any of these devices and a single-instance STP device if the STP Priority parameter settings are left at their defaults. (In most cases, the 6308M-SX and 6208M-SX would be used in the core network, and would not be configured for multiple-instance STP.) That is, if one or more...

  • Page 6

    Solution. Disable auto-gig on the routing switch port(s) attached to the Extreme Summit switch. For example, use the following CLI commands to disable auto-gig on port 2 in slot 1 of the HP J9304M Routing Switch: HP 9304M (config)# int e 1/2...

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    <ip address of tftp server> <configuration file name> The routing switch will now be able to boot up over the network. a new copy of the operating system can now be downloaded to the primary and secondary flash memories via the TFTP server.

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    © 1999 Hewlett-Packard Company HP Part Number: 5967-9956 Edition 4, September 1999 Printed in USA *5967-9956* The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice.

This manual also for:

Procurve 6308m-sx, Procurve 9304m, Procurve 9308m

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