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    Installation and Getting Started Guide ProCurve Series 8100fl Switches www.procurve.com...

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    ProCurve Series 8100fl Switches Installation and Getting Started Guide...

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    © Copyright 2005–2007 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, Disclaimer L.P. The information contained herein is subject to change HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTY without notice. OF ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO THIS MATERIAL, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED This document contains proprietary information, which is WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS protected by copyright.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1 Introducing the ProCurve Series 8100fl Switch Front of the Switch ..........1-2 Switch Chassis .

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    4. Installing Modules ........2-16 Hot Swapping Modules .

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    4 Replacing Hardware Replacing Power Supplies ........4-2 Replacing Fan Trays .

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    Before Calling Support ........5-9 Downloading New Code .

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    Straight-Through Twisted-Pair Cable for 1000 Mbps Network Connections ......B-7 Cable Diagram ......... B-7 Pin Assignments .

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    Introducing the ProCurve Series 8100fl Switch The ProCurve Series 8100fl switches are multiport modular switches that perform non-blocking, wire-speed, layer-2 switching, layer-3 routing, and layer-4 application switching. They are designed to interconnect LAN networks built upon the ProCurve Adaptive EDGE Architecture, as an alternative to traditional core routing switches.

  • Page 12: Front Of The Switch

    Introducing the ProCurve Series 8100fl Switch Front of the Switch Front of the Switch This section describes the following ProCurve Switch 8100fl components: Switch Chassis ■ ■ Modules Power System ■ ■ Fan Assembly ■ LEDs Console Port B Console Port A RJ-45 (RS-232) RJ-45 (RS-232) Switch Fabric...

  • Page 13: Switch Chassis

    Each module is shipped separately from the chassis. The different types of supported modules are described in the following sections. As of this printing, the following modules are supported in ProCurve 8100fl switches: ProCurve 8108fl Redundant Switch Fabric Module (J8729A) ■...

  • Page 14: Switch Fabric Module

    Introducing the ProCurve Series 8100fl Switch Front of the Switch ■ ProCurve Switch fl 10-Port 100/1000-T Interface Module (J8734A) ProCurve Switch fl 10-Port Mini-GBIC Interface Module (J8735A) ■ ■ ProCurve Switch fl 1-Port X2 10GbE Interface Module (J8736A) ■ ProCurve Switch fl 2-Port X2 10GbE Interface Module (J8737A) The Switch 8116fl has two unused slots labelled EM above each management module slot.

  • Page 15: Interface Modules And Accessories

    Switch 8108fl has 8 slots (numbered 1-8) for interface modules; the Switch 8116fl has 16 slots (numbered 1-16) for interface modules. The following interface modules are supported in ProCurve 8100fl switches: ProCurve Switch fl 1-Port 10-GbE LR Interface Module (J8733A)* ■...

  • Page 16: Fan Trays

    Introducing the ProCurve Series 8100fl Switch Front of the Switch Fan Trays The chassis contains two fan tray assemblies to provide a cooling air flow across the switch modules. Each fan tray assembly contains three fans. The fan tray assembly is hot swappable to allow for easy replacement of fans. LEDs The tables in this section describe how the LEDs on the switch chassis and modules show the operational status of the switch and network connections.

  • Page 17: Switch Fabric Module Leds

    Front of the Switch 10/100 Base-T Data Terminal Equipment (DTE) Port. Use the RJ-45 port to manage a ProCurve 8100fl Switch from a management workstation through an inband Telnet session. The RJ-45 port is configured as a media data interface (MDI). For out-of-band console access, you can also...

  • Page 18: Interface Module Leds

    Introducing the ProCurve Series 8100fl Switch Front of the Switch Interface Module LEDs Interface modules have LEDs showing activity and link status by port, plus a Status LED at the bottom showing the operational status of each module. LED function and behavior differs according to module (refer to the following tables for details).

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    Introducing the ProCurve Series 8100fl Switch Front of the Switch Table 1-4. 10-Port 100/1000Base-T Module (J8734A) LEDs The 10-Port 100/1000 Base-T Module shows the link status of each port on top and has an LED showing the activity status of each port on the bottom. 10-Port 100/1000Base-T Color State...

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    Introducing the ProCurve Series 8100fl Switch Front of the Switch Table 1-5. 10-Port mini-GBIC Module (J8735A) LEDs The 10-Port mini-GBIC Module shows the activity status of each port on top and has an LED showing the link status of each port on the bottom. 10-Port mini-GBIC Module Color State...

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    Introducing the ProCurve Series 8100fl Switch Front of the Switch Table 1-6. 1-Port X2 10GbE Module (J8736A) LEDs 1-Port X2 10GbE Module Color State Meaning Link Green Solid Link is up Orange Flashing Self-test failure or unsupported Link and transceiver. See Error Log for Activity LEDs details.

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    Introducing the ProCurve Series 8100fl Switch Front of the Switch Table 1-7. 2-Port X2 10GbE Module (J8737A) LEDs 2-Port X2 10GbE Module Color State Meaning Link Green Solid Link is up Orange Flashing Self-test failure or unsupported Link and transceiver. See Error Log for Activity LEDs details.

  • Page 23: Back Of The Switch: Power Connectors

    Strain relief opening for power cord AC power receptacles ProCurve 8100fl switches have power connections on the back at the bottom of the chassis. Use the strain-relief opening to tie wrap the power cable. N o t e If necessary, attach the power cables before installing the chassis in the rack.

  • Page 24: Procurve Switch 8100fl Features

    ProCurve Switch 8100fl Features The Series 8100fl Switch hardware provides wire-speed performance regardless of the performance monitoring, filtering, and Quality of Service (QoS) features enabled by the software. ProCurve 8100fl switches support the following features: ■ Hot swapping on: •...

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    Introducing the ProCurve Series 8100fl Switch ProCurve Switch 8100fl Features ■ QoS mechanisms: • Weighted random early detection (WRED) • Traffic prioritization based on 802.1p and Diffserv (TOS) • Virtual Output Queuing (VOQ) architecture eliminates head of line blocking issues within the queuing system •...

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  • Page 27: Parts And Part Numbers

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl This chapter describes how to install a ProCurve Switch 8100fl. The illustrations in this chapter show the 8-slot Switch 8108fl—unless otherwise indicated, the same procedures apply to both the Switch 8108fl and the 16-slot Switch 8116fl. W A R N I N G To avoid possible personal injury, be careful when lifting the chassis out of the shipping box.

  • Page 28: Switch 8116fl (j8728a)

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Parts and Part Numbers ■ Two fan trays (J8989-61001) ■ Accessory kit (5069-8546): • Rack Mount Kit (5070-0113): – Rack mounting brackets: Right and Left – Set of screws to attach brackets to the switch •...

  • Page 29: Additional Parts

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Parts and Part Numbers – Set of screws to attach brackets to the switch • RJ-45 to DB-9 adapter and straight-through cable (5092-1718) • ProCurve Switch 8100fl documentation kit: – ReadMe First – ProCurve Series 8100fl Switches Installation and Getting Started Guide, this manual –...

  • Page 30: Installation Procedures

    3. Installing fan trays (page 2-15). ProCurve 8100fl switches come with two fan trays to provide cooling for the switch. The fan tray assembly is located above the power supply, just below the vertical module slots.

  • Page 31: Installation Guidelines

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures 6. Connecting a console to the switch (page 2-22). Use the switch’s console interface to modify the switch’s configuration settings. For information about to complete the software configuration for the switch, refer to the Management and Configuration Guide on the Documentation CD-ROM that comes with your switch.

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    ■ ProCurve 8100fl switches have no power on-and-off switch. To power on and off the switch, connect and disconnect the power supply cable or remove all power supplies. Ensure that the socket outlet is located/ installed near the equipment and is easily accessible in case the switch must be powered off.

  • Page 33: Preparing The Installation Site

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures 1. Preparing the Installation Site Cabling Infrastructure When preparing the installation site, ensure that the cabling infrastructure meets the necessary network specifications. For correct cable types and lengths, see Table 2-1 Appendix B, “Switch Ports and Network Cables”.

  • Page 34: Installation Location

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures Module Port Type/ Cable Type Length Limits Transceiver 9/125 μm (core-cladding) diameter, 1310 nm, 1-Port 10-GbE 10-Gbe LR 10 kilometers Interface Module low metal content, single-mode fiber optic (J8733A) cables fitted with SC connectors. The cables must comply with the ITU-T G.651 and ISO/ IEC 793-2 Type A1b or A1a standards.

  • Page 35: Mounting The Switch

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures 2. Mounting the Switch ProCurve 8100fl switches are designed to be mounted in a standard 19” equipment rack. If necessary, remove all blanks used to cover the slots for interface module, management modules, switch fabric modules, fan trays, and power supplies.

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    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures To mount the ProCurve Switch 8100fl chassis: 1. Lift the chassis out of the shipping container with the help of the product sling (shown on page 2-12) packed with the chassis. 2. Remove all module and power supply blanks from the chassis to make it as light as possible before installing it in the rack.

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    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures 5. The mounting brackets supplied with the switch allow it to be mounted in different locations relative to the front of the rack (see illustration below). Attach the brackets on both sides of the chassis for the position you select.

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    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures 6. Position the chassis in the product sling so that the front of the chassis lines up with the front edge of the sling (see illustration below). This allows the back of the chassis to extend over the sling so that it can be more easily positioned in the rack or on the rack shelf.

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    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures 8. With the help of a third person, carefully slide the chassis into the rack (over the rack shelf, if one is installed) until the mounting brackets touch the rack and you can remove the product sling. The chassis may lean slightly backwards in the rack.

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    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures 9. While a second person pushes the bottom of the chassis so that the mounting brackets are flush with the rack, use the appropriate screwdriver to tighten the screws in the lowest holes of the mounting brackets on the chassis to the rack.

  • Page 41: Installing Fan Trays

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures 3. Installing Fan Trays Each ProCurve Switch 8100fl chassis is shipped with two fan trays to provide cooling for the modules. Each fan tray assembly is installed below the vertical slots. The fan tray assembly is hot-swappable so you can replace the assembly yourself while the switch is powered on.

  • Page 42: Installing Modules

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures 4. Installing Modules A ProCurve Switch 8100fl supports three types of modules (shipped separately from the chassis): ■ Switch fabric modules (half-height modules for the Switch 8108fl; full-height modules for the Switch 8116fl) are installed in the central slots labeled FM.

  • Page 43: Hot Swapping Modules

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures I n s t a l l a t i o n To avoid damaging modules and the backplane, be sure to insert the right type P r e c a u t i o n s of module into the slot type designed for it.

  • Page 44: Installing A Switch Fabric Module

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures Installing a Switch Fabric Module A ProCurve Switch 8100fl requires at least one switch fabric module to process traffic for any interface module. Only one switch fabric module is required for full throughput. Note that the 8-slot Switch 8108fl uses the half-height switch fabric module.

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    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures Tighten the captive screw on each ejector by hand and seat with a screw driver to keep the module from being removed accidentally. Do not overtighten the captive screws. 2. Install switch fabric modules in two center slots.

  • Page 46: Installing A Management Module

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures Installing a Management Module The management module is the main processing unit of a ProCurve Switch 8100fl and is required for the unit to operate. It contains system-wide bridging and routing tables, and runs the main control protocols. In addition to a slot for the primary management module, the chassis also has a slot for a second (optional) redundant management module: If you are installing only one management module, you can install it in...

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    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures 6. Tighten the captive screw on each ejector by hand and seat with a screw driver to keep the module from being removed accidentally. Do not overtighten the captive screws. (You can tighten the thumb screws with a P2 Phillips screwdriver to eliminate the possibility of casual removal by unauthorized personnel.) 2.

  • Page 48: Installing An Interface Module

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures Installing an Interface Module ProCurve 8100fl switches provide non-blocking throughput regardless of the software features you are using. Therefore, you do not need to “load balance” interface modules by placing them in certain physical relationships to balance the load on the backplane.

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    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures Tighten the captive screw on each ejector by hand and seat with a screw driver to keep the module from being removed accidentally. Do not overtighten the captive screws. (You can tighten the thumb screws with a P2 Phillips screwdriver to eliminate the possibility of casual removal by unauthorized personnel.) 2.

  • Page 50: Installing Ac Power Supplies

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures 5. Installing AC Power Supplies The Switch 8108fl is shipped with a single AC power supply; the Switch 8116fl is shipped with two AC power supplies. Extra slots are provided in the front of each chassis for the use of additional (optional) redundant power supplies: one in the Switch 8108fl and two in the Switch 8116fl.

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    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures To install an AC power supply (J8732A): 1. Insert a flat blade screwdriver (or similar lever device) into the indent located on the bottom edge in the center of the handle. Gently turn the screwdriver with the handle downward and lower the power supply handle to its fully extended position.

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    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures 5. Attach the power cable to the corresponding AC outlet from the rear, side, or bottom of the chassis as your installation requires (see the following illustration). Grounding Screws AC Power Receptacles To provide strain relief for a power cable, tie wrap the cable to the access opening on the side of the chassis or to the rack.

  • Page 53: Connecting A Console To The Switch, Terminal Configuration

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures 6. Connecting a Console to the Switch ProCurve 8100fl switches have a console interface for managing and configuring the switch. The console can be accessed via the following methods. ■ Out-of-band: Connect a PC or VT-100 terminal directly to the switch using the RJ-45 to DB-9 adapter and straight-through cable that comes with each ProCurve Switch 8100fl.

  • Page 54: Direct Console Access, Telnet Console Access

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures Direct Console Access To connect a console to the switch, follow these steps: PC running a terminal emulator program, or a VT-100 terminal 1. Connect the PC or terminal to the switch’s RJ-45 console port using the RJ-45 to DB-9 adapter and straight-through cable included with the switch.

  • Page 55: Verifying The Installation

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures 7. Verifying the Installation After you have installed all the appropriate components for your switch (power supplies, fan trays, and the various modules required for your installation), replace the power and slot covers over any empty power bays and module slots.

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    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures To verify the installation: 1. Make sure all exposed interface module slots and power supply bays are free of foreign objects, such as tools, and have the correct slot covers. 2. Check the power supplies to make sure they are attached to your power source.

  • Page 57: Connecting Network Devices

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Installation Procedures 8. Connecting Network Devices Using the appropriate network cables, connect other switches, routers, computers, servers, printers, and other network devices to the switch ports. The type of network connections that you need to use depends on the types of interface modules you have installed: ■...

  • Page 58: Sample Network Topologies, Connecting Procurve Intelligent Edge Devices

    This section provides examples of network topologies in which ProCurve 8100fl switches can be implemented. Connecting ProCurve Intelligent EDGE Devices The ProCurve 8100fl Switch Interconnect Fabric provides a highly available, high performance, forwarding fabric for interconnecting intelligent edge devices. The ProCurve Switch 8100fl series provides an alternative to traditional core routing switches by combining low cost and complexity with high availability, resiliency, and forwarding capacity.

  • Page 59: Expanding Your Network

    Installing the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Sample Network Topologies Expanding Your Network The ProCurve 8100fl Switch Series can be integrated into an existing traditional network to supplement existing bandwidth, while providing a clear migration path to an optimized ProCurve Adaptive EDGE Architecture. The illustration below shows a ProCurve 8100fl switch connected to a traditional core network using a 10 GbE link for maximum throughput.

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  • Page 61: Getting Started With Switch Configuration, Booting Up And Accessing The Cli

    Getting Started With Switch Configuration This chapter is a guide for using the command line interface (CLI) via a direct console to quickly assign an IP address and subnet mask to the switch, set a Manager password, and, optionally, configure other basic features. Topics covered in this chapter include: ■...

  • Page 62: Setting Basic System Information, Setting The Management Module Ip Address

    Getting Started With Switch Configuration Setting Basic System Information Setting Basic System Information The first, and only essential, task in basic system configuration is assigning a Management IP address to the switch. This is the IP address that you use to access the ProCurve Switch 8100fl on the network.

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    Getting Started With Switch Configuration Setting Basic System Information N o t e The management0 interface is created automatically by the system and is reserved for the management port on the management module. From Interface Management mode, enter the following command: Switch 8100fl(config-interface-management)#ip address <ipaddr>...

  • Page 64: Setting The System Date And Time, Saving And Using The New Configuration

    Getting Started With Switch Configuration Setting Basic System Information Saving and Using the New Configuration To apply the system commands entered in the previous steps to the startup configuration, follow the steps below: 1. To display the running configuration, enter the following command: Switch 8100fl(config)#show running For example: Switch 8100fl(config)#show running...

  • Page 65: Setting System Parameters

    Getting Started With Switch Configuration Setting Basic System Information The following example shows how to set the clock to 10:45:29 AM PST on June 30, 2005, and then verify the settings: Switch 8100fl#clock set 18:45:29 30 june 2005 Switch 8100fl#show clock *18:45:29 UTC Tues June30 2005 Setting System Parameters The following commands can be entered only from Configuration mode.

  • Page 66: Setting Up Passwords, Specifying The Cli-level Password

    Getting Started With Switch Configuration Setting Up Passwords Setting Up Passwords You can password-protect CLI access to the Series 8100fl Switch by setting up passwords for Exec mode access, Privileged Exec mode access, and terminal line access. If you have a User password but not an Enable password, you can use only the commands available in Exec mode.

  • Page 67: Specifying Line-level Passwords

    Getting Started With Switch Configuration Setting Up Passwords When you enter this setting, it will appear as a line in the running configuration as follows: enable secret 0 mypassword where 0 indicates that the password is not encrypted. C a u t i o n Test all new passwords before saving the running configuration to the Startup configuration file.

  • Page 68: Recovering From Forgotten Passwords

    Getting Started With Switch Configuration Setting Up Passwords where 5 indicates that the password is encrypted as an MD5 hash. To allow passwords to be displayed in an unencrypted format, enter 0 before you enter the password. For example: To create a clear text password called “mypassword” enter; Switch 8100fl(config)#enable secret 0 mypassword When you enter this setting, it will appear as a line in the running configuration as follows:...

  • Page 69: Enabling Secure Shell (ssh) Access

    Getting Started With Switch Configuration Setting Up Passwords 4. From Boot mode, enter the following commands: PMON> set STARTUP_MODE skip_config PMON> boot The configuration process will then skip the startup configuration and the switch will boot up with the factory default settings. 5. At the reboot, enter a new password.

  • Page 70: Updating Software

    Getting Started With Switch Configuration Updating Software Updating Software The latest software updates for your ProCurve Series 8100fl Switch are provided on the ProCurve Networking web site. Updating the system software is a four-step process: 1. Download the latest software version from the web. 2. Verify and compare software versions.

  • Page 71: Where To Go From Here

    Getting Started With Switch Configuration Updating Software Install Software Image and Reboot. To install the latest software, follow the steps below. N o t e The following example uses a TFTP download method. While other methods such as SCP (secure copy) are also possible, these other methods are not described here (see the Management and Configuration Guide for details).

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    C a u t i o n The ProCurve 8100fl Switch and its components are sensitive to static discharge. Use an antistatic wrist strap and observe all static precautions when hot swapping components. For example, connect your antistatic wrist strap to the ground point on the front of the switch, above the rightmost power supply bay.

  • Page 74: Replacing Power Supplies

    Replacing Power Supplies Replacing Power Supplies If your ProCurve 8100fl Switch is configured with redundant power supplies, you will not suffer any loss of traffic or performance if a power supply fails. Simply replace the failed component as soon as possible. The Power Status LED on the chassis and on the power supply unit itself will indicate which power supply has failed.

  • Page 75: Replacing Fan Trays

    Replacing Hardware Replacing Fan Trays Replacing Fan Trays The Fan Status LEDs on the switch chassis and on each fan try indicate when one or more fans fail. In this case, simply replace the failed component as soon as possible. W A R N I N G For safety, if you are hot swapping out the fan tray assembly, pull the assembly out one-inch and allow the fans to stop rotating before pulling it all the way out.

  • Page 76: Replacing Modules, Hot Swapping And Redundancy

    ■ For a fabric or interface module, you can remove the module from its slot in the ProCurve 8100fl Switch chassis and install a new module in the empty slot while the switch is powered on. For a management module, you must first stop the module by entering the ■...

  • Page 77: Fail Over Protection

    Replacing Hardware Replacing Modules ■ Interface modules do not have redundant protection. If an interface module fails, traffic on the module will stop until you can replace the module. Fail Over Protection If the primary management module fails, the redundant management module will reboot the switch fabric module and interface modules.

  • Page 78: Configuration Changes, Removing Modules, Removal And Installation Precautions

    • Take appropriate care when removing interface modules from the ProCurve 8100fl Switch. They may be hot to the touch. The ProCurve 8100fl Switch modules have “low-force”, high-performance connectors. High ■...

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    3. Tighten the captive screws on each side of the module to secure it to the chassis. Verifying the Installation Once a module is installed, the ProCurve 8100fl Switch recognizes and activates the module. To verify installation, make sure the Status LED on each module is solid green.

  • Page 80: Replacing Compact Flash Card

    Replacing Hardware Replacing Compact Flash Card Replacing Compact Flash Card The Compact Flash card is the primary non-volatile storage medium located on the management module that contains both the boot software and configuration files. To install (or replace) a Compact Flash card: 1. Remove the management module.

  • Page 81: Installing Transceivers, Installing Or Removing Transceivers And Connecting Cables

    Replacing Hardware Installing or Removing Transceivers and Connecting Cables Installing or Removing Transceivers and Connecting Cables If you installed a media-flexible X2 10GbE module, you can now install a copper or fiber optic transceiver to enable network connectivity to a port. N o t e You can install or remove a transceiver without having to power off the switch.

  • Page 82: Removing Transceivers, Optional) Installing An Optical Media Converter

    Replacing Hardware Installing or Removing Transceivers and Connecting Cables Removing Transceivers To remove a transceiver: 1. Disconnect the network cable from the transceiver before removing it from the module. 2. If your transceiver has a wire bail, lower the bail and then use the bail to pull the transceiver from the slot.

  • Page 83: Connecting Network Cables To Transceiver Ports

    Replacing Hardware Installing or Removing Transceivers and Connecting Cables To remove a media converter: 1. Disconnect the network cable from the converter before removing it from the module. 2. Pull the extractor handle to remove the converter from the transceiver. Connecting Network Cables to Transceiver Ports To install fiber-optic cable: Aligning the cable connectors with the slots of the transceiver ports, press...

  • Page 84: Replacing Mini-gbics, Removing Mini-gbics

    Replacing Mini-GBICs You can remove or install a mini-GBIC from the 10-port mini-GBIC Module without having to power off the switch. Use only ProCurve mini-GBICs. The following mini-GBICs are supported by the ProCurve 8100fl mini-GBIC module (as of this printing): ■...

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    Replacing Hardware Replacing Mini-GBICs To remove the a mini-GBIC with a plastic tab or plastic collar: 1. Remove the fiber cable from the mini-GBIC. 2. Push in the plastic tab or collar toward the switch until you see the mini- GBIC release from the switch (you can see it move outward slightly) 3. Pull the mini-GBIC from the slot.

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    Replacing Hardware Replacing Mini-GBICs To remove a mini-GBIC with a wire bail: 1. Remove the fiber cable from the mini-GBIC. 2. Lower the bail until it is approximately horizontal. 3. Using the bail, pull the mini-GBIC from the slot. 4. If the mini-GBIC is not defective (disposable), protect it by inserting a dust plug.

  • Page 87: Installing Mini-gbics

    Replacing Hardware Replacing Mini-GBICs Installing mini-GBICs The ProCurve mini-GBICs use slightly different release mechanisms, but the insertion process is virtually the same for all. To install a mini-GBIC in the 10-Port mini-GBIC Module: 1. Orient the mini-GBIC as shown in the illustration below. Note that the release mechanism is on the left of the receptacle.

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  • Page 89: Troubleshooting, Basic Troubleshooting Tips

    Troubleshooting This chapter describes how to troubleshoot your ProCurve 8100fl switches. Note that this document describes troubleshooting mostly from a hardware perspective. You can perform more in-depth troubleshooting using the soft­ ware tools available with the switch. For more information, see the chapter on “Troubleshooting”...

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    Data path loops will cause broadcast storms that will severely impact your network performance. With your ProCurve 8100fl switches, if you wish to build redundant paths between important nodes in your network to provide some fault toler­...

  • Page 91: Troubleshooting Procedures

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Procedures Troubleshooting Procedures Table 5-1 describes the error conditions and LED patterns that may occur on a switch and switch modules. To troubleshoot Switch 8100fl operation using LEDs: Find the LED pattern in Table 5-1 that you see on your switch. Follow the associated diagnostic procedure to resolve the problem.

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    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Procedures Problem Solution The chassis LEDs indicate Make sure you have properly connected the primary activity but you cannot tell management module to a management console and the what the switch is doing. console is powered on. The LED STATUS light on When the Status LED on the module is lit, this indicates that the interface module is the module received power from the switch, but the...

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    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Procedures Problem Solution An older software version Refer to the Management and Configuration Guide for continues to boot instead procedures on how to configure the Series 8100fl Switch to of the newer version on a boot using newer software. PC card or TFTP server.

  • Page 94: Hardware Diagnostic Tests, Resetting The Switch, Testing Twisted-pair Cabling

    Troubleshooting Hardware Diagnostic Tests Hardware Diagnostic Tests Resetting the Switch If you believe that the switch is not operating correctly, you can reset the switch to test its circuitry and operating code. To reset a switch, choose one of the following options: ■...

  • Page 95: Testing Switch-to-device Network Communications, Testing End-to-end Network Communications

    Troubleshooting Hardware Diagnostic Tests Testing Switch-to-Device Network Communications You can perform the following communication tests to verify the network is operating correctly between the switch and any connected device that can respond correctly to the communication test. ■ Link Test -- a physical layer test that sends IEEE 802.2 test packets to any device identified by its MAC address Ping Test -- a network layer test used on IP networks that sends test ■...

  • Page 96: Restoring The Factory Default Configuration

    Troubleshooting Restoring the Factory Default Configuration Restoring the Factory Default Configuration As part of your troubleshooting process, it may become necessary to return the switch configuration to the factory default settings. This process inter­ rupts the switch operation, clears any passwords, clears the console event log, resets the network counters to zero, performs a complete self test, and reboots the switch into its factory default configuration including deleting an IP address, if one is configured.

  • Page 97: Before Calling Support, Procurve Networking Customer Support

    Troubleshooting ProCurve Networking Customer Support ProCurve Networking Customer Support If you are still having trouble with your switch, ProCurve Networking offers support 24 hours a day, seven days a week through the use of a number of automated electronic services. See the Customer Support/Warranty booklet that came with your switch for information on how to use these services to get technical support.

  • Page 98: Downloading New Code

    Troubleshooting Downloading New Code Downloading New Code When product enhancements occur for the ProCurve Switch 8100fl Series, new code can be downloaded to the switch through several methods, for product enhancements and new features. Please see the Management and Configuration Guide that is on the documentation CD-ROM that came with your switch for more information.

  • Page 99: Specifications

    Specifications Switch 8108fl Physical Width: 43.9 cm (17.3 in) Depth: 54.6 cm (21.5 in) Height: 57.7 cm (22.7 in) Weight: • Minimum (empty chassis without slot covers) 42.5 kg (93.8 lbs) • Maximum (fully loaded with maximum 99.7 kg (219.7 lbs) number of modules, power supplies, fan trays) • Empty chassis with covers and blanks 60.1 kg (132.5 lbs)

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    Specifications Switch 8108fl Electrical AC power (per power supply): 100–240 VAC • Maximum current 15 A • Frequency Range 47–63 Hz AC power (maximum system) 1440 W Maximum input current 15 A @ 100 VAC 12 A @ 120 VAC 10 A @ 150 VAC 8 A @ 208 VAC Environmental...

  • Page 101

    Specifications Switch 8116fl Switch 8116fl Physical Width: 43.9 cm (17.3 in) Depth: 54.6 cm (21.5 in) Height: 88.4 cm (34.8 in) Weight: • Minimum (empty chassis without slot 62.0 kg (136.7 lbs) covers) • Maximum (fully loaded with maximum 154.3 kg (340.2 lbs) number of modules, power supplies, fan trays)

  • Page 102

    Specifications Switch 8116fl Electrical AC power (per power supply): 100–240 VAC • Maximum current 15 A • Frequency Range 47–63 Hz AC power (maximum system) 2800 W Maximum input current 15 A @ 100 VAC 12 A @ 120 VAC 10 A @ 150 VAC 8 A @ 208 VAC Environmental...

  • Page 103

    Switch Ports and Network Cables Switch Ports and Network Cables This appendix includes switch connector information and network cable information for cables that should be used with ProCurve 8100fl switches, including minimum pin-out information and specifications for twisted-pair cables. N o t e Incorrectly wired cabling is the most common cause of problems for LAN communications.

  • Page 104

    Switch Ports and Network Cables Cables Twisted-Pair Cables 10 Mbps Operation Category 3, 4, or 5 100-ohm differential unshielded twisted- pair (UTP) or shielded twisted-pair (STP) cable, complying with IEEE 802.3 Type 10Base-T specifications, fitted with RJ-45 connectors. 100 Mbps Operation Category 5 100-ohm differential UTP or STP cable, complying with IEEE 802.3u 100Base-T specifications, fitted with RJ-45 connectors.

  • Page 105

    Switch Ports and Network Cables Fiber-Optic Cables Port Type Cable Specifications Connector Type Supported Length 62.5/125 mm or 50/125 μm (core/cladding) • 62.5 μm cable: Gigabit-SX LC - Gigabit-SX diameter, graded-index 850 nm, low metal mini-GBIC – 160 MHz*km=220 meters content, multimode fiber-optic cables, –...

  • Page 106

    Switch Ports and Network Cables Port Type Cable Specifications Connector Type Supported Length 62.5 μm cable: ■ 10-GbE Multimode fiber-optic cable designed for Gigabit Ethernet: 62.5/125 μm (core/ LRM – 160 Mhz/km = 2-26 meters cladding) diameter or 50/125 μm, 850 nm, low –...

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    Switch Ports and Network Cables Twisted-Pair Cable/Connector Pin-Outs Twisted-Pair Cable/Connector Pin-Outs The RJ-45 port on the management module and the RJ 45 ports on the 10-Port 100/1000 Base-T interface module operate as MDI-X only and the correct cable type must be used. In general, for connections to other devices on the network use a straight-through cable.

  • Page 108

    Switch Ports and Network Cables Twisted-Pair Cable/Connector Pin-Outs Straight-Through Twisted-Pair Cable for 10/100 Mbps Network Connections The RJ 45 port on the management module operates as an MDI-X port, and straight-through cables must be used for connections to the management console.

  • Page 109

    Switch Ports and Network Cables Twisted-Pair Cable/Connector Pin-Outs Straight-Through Twisted-Pair Cable for 1000 Mbps Network Connections 1000Base-T connections require that all four pairs of wires be connected. Cable Diagram Connector A Connector B orange/white orange green/white blue blue/white green brown/white brown N o t e Pins 1 and 2 on connector “A”...

  • Page 110

    Switch Ports and Network Cables Serial Port Cable and Connections Serial Port Cable and Connections The RS-232 serial port (on top of the chassis) can be connected to a PC’s COM port via an RJ-45 straight-through cable and special RJ-45 to DB-9 adapter (refer to page 2-27 for details on how to connect a console to the switch).

  • Page 111: Safety Information

    Safety and Regulatory Statements Safety Information Documentation reference symbol. If the product is marked with this symbol, refer to the product documentation to get more information about the product. WARNING A WARNING in the manual denotes a hazard that can cause injury or death.

  • Page 112

    Safety and Regulatory Statements Informations concernant la sécurité Informations concernant la sécurité Symbole de référence à la documentation. Si le produit est marqué de ce symbole, reportez-vous à la documentation du produit afin d'obtenir des informations plus détaillées. WARNING Dans la documentation, un WARNING indique un danger susceptible d'entraîner des dommages corporels ou la mort.

  • Page 113: Hinweise Zur Sicherheit

    Safety and Regulatory Statements Hinweise zur Sicherheit Hinweise zur Sicherheit Symbol für Dokumentationsverweis. Wenn das Produkt mit diesem Symbol markiert ist, schlagen Sie bitte in der Produktdokumentation nach, um mehr Informationen über das Produkt zu erhalten. WARNING Symbol für Dokumentationsverweis. Wenn das Produkt mit diesem Symbol markiert ist, schlagen Sie bitte in der Produktdokumentation nach, um mehr Informationen über das Produkt zu erhalten.

  • Page 114: Considerazioni Sulla Sicurezza

    Safety and Regulatory Statements Considerazioni sulla sicurezza Considerazioni sulla sicurezza Simbolo di riferimento alla documentazione. Se il prodotto è contras­ segnato da questo simbolo, fare riferimento alla documentazione sul prodotto per ulteriori informazioni su di esso. WARNING La dicitura WARNING denota un pericolo che può causare lesioni o morte.

  • Page 115: Consideraciones Sobre Seguridad

    Safety and Regulatory Statements Consideraciones sobre seguridad Consideraciones sobre seguridad Símbolo de referencia a la documentación. Si el producto va marcado con este símbolo, consultar la documentación del producto a fin de obtener mayor información sobre el producto. WARNING Una WARNING en la documentación señala un riesgo que podría resultar en lesiones o la muerte.

  • Page 116

    Safety and Regulatory Statements Safety Information (Japan) Safety Information (Japan) J a p a n P o w e r C o r d S t a t e m e n t Please use the attached power cable. The attached power cable is not to be used with any other products.

  • Page 117

    Safety and Regulatory Statements Safety Information (China) Safety Information (China)

  • Page 118: Emc Regulatory Statements

    Safety and Regulatory Statements EMC Regulatory Statements EMC Regulatory Statements U.S.A. FCC Class A This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.

  • Page 119: Regulatory Model Identification Number

    EMC Regulatory Statements Korea Taiwan Regulatory Model Identification Number For regulatory identification purposes, ProCurve 8100fl switches are assigned a Regulatory Model Number. The Regulatory Model Number for these switches is RSVLC­ 0406. This regulatory number should not be confused with the...

  • Page 120: European Community

    Safety and Regulatory Statements EMC Regulatory Statements European Community DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY according to ISO/IEC Guide 22 and EN45014 Manufacturer's Name: Hewlett-Packard Company Manufacturer's Address: 8000 Foothills Blvd. Roseville, CA 95747-5502 U.S.A. declares that the product: Product Name: ProCurve Switch 8100fl Model Number: J8727A, J8728A, J8729A, J8730A, J8731A, J8732A, J8733A, J8734A, J8735A Regulatory Model Number: RSVLC-0406...

  • Page 121

    2㸼⼎ℸ䚼ӊՓ⫼ⱘ᠔᳝ৠ ㉏ᴤ᭭Ёℸ⾡᳝↦៪᳝ ᆇ⠽䋼ⱘ৿䞣ഛԢѢ SJ/T11363-2006 㾘ᅮⱘ 䰤ࠊ㽕∖DŽ X:㸼⼎ℸ䚼ӊՓ⫼ⱘ㟇ᇥϔ⾡ৠ㉏ᴤ᭭Ё ˈℸ⾡᳝↦៪ ᳝ᆇ⠽䋼ⱘ৿ 䞣催Ѣ SJ/T11363-2006 㾘ᅮⱘ䰤ࠊ㽕∖DŽ ⊼˖᠔ᓩ⫼ⱘ ⦃ֱՓ⫼ᳳ䰤ᷛ䆄ḍ᥂ѻકⱘℷᐌ᪡԰Փ⫼ᴵӊ˄བ⏽ᑺ੠⑓ᑺ˅⹂ ᅮDŽ 䰸䴲঺᳝ᷛᯢˈℸ⬉ᄤֵᙃѻક∵ᶧ᥻ࠊᷛ䆄䗖⫼Ѣ᠔᳝ ProCurve Networking by HP ѻકDŽ This information is required by the People’s Republic of China as per their legislation titled “Management Methods for Controlling Pollution by Electronic Information Products”.

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  • Page 123

    Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Statements Disposal of Waste Equipment by Users in Private Household in the European Union This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product must not be disposed of with your other household waste. Instead, it is your responsibility to dispose of your waste equipment by handing it over to a designated collection point for the recycling of waste electrical and electronic equipment.

  • Page 124

    Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Statements Laitteiden hävittäminen kotitalouksissa Euroopan unionin alueella Jos tuotteessa tai sen pakkauksessa on tämä merkki, tuotetta ei saa hävittää kotitalousjätteiden mukana. Tällöin hävitettävä laite on toimitettava sähkölaitteiden ja elektronisten laitteiden kierrätyspisteeseen. Hävitettävien laitteiden erillinen käsittely ja kierrätys auttavat säästämään luonnonvaroja ja varmistamaan, että...

  • Page 125

    Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Statements Smaltimento delle apparecchiature da parte di privati nel territorio dell'Unione Europea Questo simbolo presente sul prodotto o sulla sua confezione indica che il prodotto non può essere smaltito insieme ai rifiuti domestici. È responsabilità dell'utente smaltire le apparecchiature consegnan­ dole presso un punto di raccolta designato al riciclo e allo smaltimento di apparecchiature elettriche ed elettroniche.

  • Page 126

    Para obter mais informações sobre locais que reciclam esse tipo de material, entre em contato com o escritório da HP em sua cidade, com o serviço de coleta de lixo ou com a loja em que o produto foi adquirido.

  • Page 127

    Index Numerics 100/1000Base-T cables ports and cables … 2-7 100/1000Base-T connections … 2-7 10-Port 100/1000Base-T module … 1-9 connecting network devices … 2-31 10-Port mini-GBIC module … 1-10 copper … B-4 1-Port 10GB LR module … 1-8 fiber-optic … B-3 1-Port X2 10Gbe module …...

  • Page 128

    configuration fans basic system information … 3-2 fan trays described … 1-6 contact person … 3-5 installation … 2-15 host name … 3-5 LEDs … 1-2 location … 3-5 replacing fan trays … 4-3 passwords … 3-6 troubleshooting … 5-3 resetting factory default setting …...

  • Page 129

    installation fabric modules … 2-18 management module interface modules … 2-22 assigning an IP address … 3-2 management module … 2-20 management modules mini-GBICs … 4-15 described … 1-4 modules … 2-16 hot swapping … 1-14 power supplies … 2-24 installation …...

  • Page 130

    network devices connecting to switch … 2-31 rack mount kit … 2-2 troubleshooting connections … 2-31 rack mounting network topology precautions … 2-5 examples, using Series 8100fl switches … 2-32 recycle statements … D-1 troubleshooting … 5-1 redundancy … 1-14, 4-4 fabric modules …...

  • Page 131

    Switch 8116fl troubleshooting acoustic specifications … A-4 accessing configuration commands … 5-5 electrical specifications … A-4 basic procedure … 5-1 environmental specifications … A-4 checking cables … 5-1 physical specifications … A-3 configuration changes do not take effect … 5-5 safety specifications …...

  • Page 132

    VRRP support … 1-14 VRRP supported … 2-32 VT-100 terminal serial cable connection … 2-28 waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) statements … D-1 weighted random early detection (WRED) … 1-15 6 – Index...

  • Page 134

    The information in this document is subject to change without notice. © Copyright 2005-2007 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Reproduction, adaptation, or translation without prior written permission is prohibited except as allowed under the copyright laws. Printed in Singapore February 2007 Manual Part Number 5991-6191 *5991-6191*...

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