Installing the Switch 208/224
The HP AdvanceStack Switch 208T and 224T are low-latency, high-speed
switches that you can use to build high-performance switched workgroup
The two switch models are:
HP J3175A AdvanceStack Switch 208T
HP J3177A AdvanceStack Switch 224T
Throughout this manual, these switches will be abbreviated as the Switch 208T
and Switch 224T, or, when common characteristics are being described, as
the Switch 208/224.
The Switch 208T and 224T have eight and twenty-four 10Base-T ports, respec-
tively, and two 100Base-T ports: one fixed RJ-45 port and one transceiver slot
for installing an HP 100Base-TX or 100Base-FX Transceiver Module.
With these switches you can build a switched network infrastructure by
connecting hubs or other switches, or you can connect computers, printers,
and servers to these switches to provide dedicated bandwidth to those
This chapter shows you how to install your Switch 208T or 224T.