HP PROCURVE 6208M-SX Installation And Getting Started Manual: Changing The Mac Age Time

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Installation and Getting Started Guide
To disable Layer 2 switching only on a specific interface, go to the Interface configuration level for that interface,
then disable the feature. The following commands show how to disable Layer 2 switching on port 3/2:
HP9300(config)# interface ethernet 3/2
HP9300(config-if-3/2)# route-only
Syntax: [no] route-only
To re-enable Layer 2 switching, enter the command with "no", as in the following example:
HP9300(config-if-3/2)# no route-only
USING THE WEB MANAGEMENT INTERFACE
1.
Log on to the device using a valid user name and password for read-write access. The System configuration
panel is displayed.
2.
Select Enable or Disable next to L2 Switching.
3.
Click Apply to save the changes to the device's running-config file.
4.
Select the Save link at the bottom of the dialog. Select Yes when prompted to save the configuration change
to the startup-config file on the device's flash memory.
To disable or re-enable Layer 2 switching for an individual port:
1.
Log on to the device using a valid user name and password for read-write access. The System configuration
panel is displayed.
2.
Click on the plus sign next to Configure in the tree view to display the configuration options.
3.
Select the Port link to display the Port table.
4.
Click on the Modify button next to the row of information for the port you want to reconfigure.
5.
Select Disable or Enable next to Route Only.
6.
Click Apply to save the changes to the device's running-config file.
7.
Select the Save link at the bottom of the dialog. Select Yes when prompted to save the configuration change
to the startup-config file on the device's flash memory.

Changing the MAC Age Time

This parameter sets the aging period for ports on the device, defining how long a port address remains active in
the address table. This parameter value can be 0 or a number from 67 – 65535 seconds. The zero value results
in no address aging. The default value for this field is 300 (seconds).
USING THE CLI
To change the aging period for MAC addresses from the default value of 300 seconds to 600 seconds:
HP9300(config)# mac-age-time 600
Syntax: [no] mac-age-time <age-time>
The <age-time> can be 0 or a number from 67 – 65535.
USING THE WEB MANAGEMENT INTERFACE
To change the aging period for MAC addresses to 600 seconds:
1.
Log on to the device using a valid user name and password for read-write access. The System configuration
panel is displayed.
2.
Select the Advance link.
3.
Enter the new age in the Switch Age Time field. You can enter a value from 0 – 65535.
4.
Click Apply to save the changes to the device's running-config file.
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