HP J4091A Installation And Reference Manual

Procurve series 100base-t hub 8.
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HP J4091A
HP ProCurve 100Base-T Hub 8

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    Installation and Reference Guide HP J4091A HP ProCurve 100Base-T Hub 8...

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    Warranty See the warranty booklet included with the product. A copy of the specific warranty terms applicable to your Hewlett-Packard product and replacement parts can be obtained from your HP sales and service office or HP authorized reseller. Hewlett-Packard Company...

  • Page 3: Package Contents, Package Checklist

    Carefully unpack the contents of the package and verify them against the checklist given below. Package Checklist æ HP ProCurve 100Base-T Hub 8 (Part No. HP J4091A) æ Your hub is shipped with one of these AC power adapters: Australia/New Zealand/Argentina...

  • Page 5: Quick Installation

    Quick Installation The HP J4091A ProCurve 100Base-T Hub 8 contains 8 100Base-T Fast Ethernet ports. The smart design built into the front display panel provides a friendly interface that simplifies installation and network troubleshooting. If you are already familiar with basic network operations, you should be able to install this hub as described below: 1.

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    9. If you encounter any problems in installing the HP 100Base-T Hub 8, refer to Chapter 2 for a detailed description of installation procedures, Chapter 3 for sample configurations, or Appendix A for help in troubleshooting.

  • Page 7: About This Guide

    About this Guide This guide is designed for the experienced network installer. It describes how to install and operate the HP ProCurve 100Base-T Hub 8. This manual covers the following topics: Chapter 1 - Product Overview Brief description of this hub and a summary of its important features and specifications.

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 1: Product Overview ..........1-1 Introduction to Fast Ethernet ................1-1 HP ProCurve 100Base-T Hub 8 ................1-1 Basic Features ....................... 1-1 Chapter 2: Installing the System ........2-1 Pre-Installation Requirements ................2-1 Connecting the Hub System ................. 2-2 Making a Connection via an MDI-X Port ............2-2 Making a Connection via the MDI Cascade Port ...........

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    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Hub Integrity ....................A-3 Appendix B: Port Assignments ........B-1 RJ-45 Port ......................B-1 Appendix C: Specifications ..........C-1 Appendix D: Safety and Regulatory Statements ..D-1 Mounting Precautions ..................D-1 Power Precautions ....................D-2 Safety Information ....................

  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Figures Figure 3.1 Standalone Configuration ..............3-1 Figure 3.2 Multiple Hub Configuration Using the Cascade Port ......3-2 Figure 4.1 Front Panel ..................4-1 Figure 4.2 Indicators ..................... 4-2 Figure 4.3 Rear Panel ................... 4-5 Figure B.1 RJ-45 Connector (on the Hub Side) ..........

  • Page 13: Chapter 1: Product Overview

    HP ProCurve 100Base-T Hub 8 The HP J4091A ProCurve 100Base-T Hub 8 is an 8-port Class II repeater. With this type of hub, you can connect computers and other devices together in an twisted-pair cable network. This hub is compliant with the IEEE 802.3u 100Base-T standard.

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    Automatic polarity detection and correction permits automatic adjust- ment for wiring errors Plug-and-play operation The HP 100Base-T Hub 8 also supports basic system safeguards, including automatic partitioning and reconnection, jabber lockup protection, and automatic polarity detection for network cabling. With automatic partitioning and reconnection, any port is automatically isolated if excessive collisions occur on it.

  • Page 15: Chapter 2: Installing The System

    Chapter 2: Installing the System This chapter provides information on installing the HP 100Base-T Hub 8, establishing network connections, and configuring the system. You may install this hub on any level surface (e.g., a table or shelf) or in a standard EIA equipment rack.

  • Page 16: Connecting The Hub System

    Connecting the Hub System The HP 100Base-T Hub 8 has 8 RJ-45 ports and 1 RJ-45 cascade port. The ports allow you to make connections to devices such as a workstation or server. You can also cascade to another compatible hub or switch by con- necting an MDI port on one device (e.g., port 8MDI on this hub) to an...

  • Page 17: Making A Connection Via The Mdi Cascade Port

    Every 100Base-T hub (repeater) adds a small propagation delay to the packet, which can be equated to a certain number of bit times. The propagation delay (repeater delay) of the HP 100Base-T Hub 8 is 80 bit times, or a cable equivalent length of 72 meters.

  • Page 18: Providing Power To The Hub

    Providing Power to the Hub 1. Plug the adapter’s power cord into the hub’s receptacle. 2. Plug the AC adapter into an AC power source. When installing the HP 100Base-T Hub 8, note that the AC outlet must be located near the equipment and should be easily accessible.

  • Page 19: Verifying System Operation

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Verifying System Operation Verify that all attached devices have a valid connection. The hub monitors link status for each port. If any device is properly connected to the hub and transmitting a link beat signal, the Link indicator lights up for the corre- sponding port.

  • Page 21: Chapter 3: Configuring The Network

    Chapter 3: Configuring the Network The HP ProCurve 100Base-T Hub 8 allows great flexibility in configuring your network. You can use it in a standalone or multiple hub configuration. Some of the common applications for this Fast Ethernet hub are described in this chapter.

  • Page 22: Connecting Multiple Hubs

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Connecting Multiple Hubs You can easily connect to another hub via the MDI cascade port. Figure 3.2 shows a sample configuration. Figure 3.2 Multiple Hub Configuration Using the Cascade Port Configuring the Network...

  • Page 23: Chapter 4: Hardware Reference

    Chapter 3 for a brief look at common network architectures. This chapter describes the hardware features of the HP ProCurve 100Base-T Hub 8. For easier management and control of the hub, familiarize yourself with the display indicators and ports.

  • Page 24: Statistical Display For System Performance

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide The front panel array provides indicators that show the utilization of network bandwidth and indicate the status of port connections as shown below. Figure 4.2 Indicators Color: Green Function: Power indicator Condition Indication Unit is receiving power.

  • Page 25: Port Status Display

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide For example, if network utilization reaches 1%, the LED labeled 1% will light up. However, if network utilization rises above 1% (e.g., 12%), the LED labeled 12 and all the other LEDs before it (i.e., 1 and 6) will also light up in rapid succession.

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    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Troubleshooting: If the Link LED does not light up when a device is connected to its corresponding port, check that both the hub and connected device are powered on. Check that the cable length does not exceed 100 meters. You should have standard, straight-through cables and not crossover or other specialized cables.

  • Page 27: Rj-45 100base-t Ports

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide RJ-45 100Base-T Ports This HP 100Base-T Hub 8 includes 8 100Base-T ports on the front panel; of which Port 8 can also serve as a cascade port. Connect the MDI-X ports to network devices such as workstations or servers, and the MDI port to a network interconnection device such as another hub or switch.

  • Page 29: Appendix A: Troubleshooting

    Try a different electrical outlelt. If the to be working problem persists, return the hub and AC adapter to your HP-authorized dealer or reseller following the instructions in the war- ranty booklet. Partition indicator Hub has partitioned a port...

  • Page 30: System Diagnostics

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Use the diagnostic procedures described in the following section to verify that all other system components are functioning properly. If you still cannot resolve the problem, contact your HP-authorized dealer or reseller. System Diagnostics Installation Verify that all system components have been properly installed.

  • Page 31: Hub Integrity

    As a last resort verify the hub’s integrity with a power-on reset. Turn the power to the hub off and then on a few times. If the problem still persists and you have completed all the preceding diagnoses, contact your HP- authorized dealer or reseller for further assistance.

  • Page 33: Appendix B: Port Assignments

    Appendix B: Port Assignments RJ-45 Port Figure B.1 RJ-45 Connector (on the Hub Side) MDI-X Assignment MDI Assignment (Port 1-8) (Cascade Port 8) Receive Data + Transmit Data + Receive data - Transmit Data - Transmit Data + Receive Data + Transmit Data - Receive data - 4,5,7,8...

  • Page 35: Appendix C: Specifications

    Appendix C: Specifications Baseband Transmission Technique Star or Tree Topology CSMA/CD, 100Mbit/s Access Method IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-T Standards Conformance Unshielded or shielded twisted-pair cable Media Supported (100Ω Category 5 STP/UTP) 8 RJ-45 MDI-X ports, Interfaces 1 RJ-45 MDI cascade port 100 meters maximum Hub-to-Workstation Distance 5 meters maximum...

  • Page 37: Appendix D: Safety And Regulatory Statements

    Make sure that the power source circuits are properly grounded, then use the supplied power cord to connect the HP 100Base-T Hub 8s to the cir- cuit. See the Safety Statements in this chapter. Do not block airflow around the sides and the back of the unit.

  • Page 38: Power Precautions

    Follow these precautions when unplugging and plugging in power to the hub. Caution Use only the power adapter supplied with the HP 100Base-T Hub 8. Using other adapters, including those meant for other HP networking equipment, may result in damage to the equipment and will void the warranty.

  • Page 39: Safety Information

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide 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 40: Informations Concernant La Sécurité

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide 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 41: Hinweise Zur Sicherheit

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide 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 42: Considerazioni Sulla Sicurezza

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Considerazioni sulla sicurezza Simbolo di riferimento alla documentazione. Se il prodotto è contrassegnato da questo simbolo, fare riferimento alla documentazione sul prodotto per ulteriori infor- mazioni su di esso. WARNING La dicitura WARNINGdenota un pericolo che può causare lesioni o morte.

  • Page 43: Consideraciones Sobre Seguridad

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Consideraciones sobre seguridad Símbolo de referencia a la documentación. Si el producto va marcado con este sím- bolo, consultar la documentación del producto a fin de obtener mayor información sobre el producto.

  • Page 44: Safety Information (chinese)

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Safety Information (Chinese) Safety and Regulatory Statements...

  • Page 45: Safety Information (japanese)

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Safety Information (Japanese) Safety and Regulatory Statements...

  • Page 46: Regulatory Statements

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Regulatory Statements FCC Class A Statement (for U.S.A. Only) 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 harmful interference when the equipment is operated in a commercial environment.

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    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Japan VCCI Class A (For Japan Only) VCCI Class B (For Japan Only) Canada This product complies with Class A Canadian EMC requirements when using unshielded cables and Class B EMC requirements when using shielded cables.

  • Page 48: European Community

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Korea The top statement is for Class A products. The bottom statement is for Class B products. European Community This equipment complies with ISO/IEC Guide 22 and EN55022 Class A with unshielded cables and EN55022. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interfe ence, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures.

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    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Taiwan Australia/New Zealand Complies with Australia/New Zealand EMC Class A requirements. Safety and Regulatory Statements D-13...

  • Page 50: Declaration Of Conformity

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Declaration of Conformity The following Declaration of Conformity for the HP J4091A ProCurve 100Base-T Hub 8 complies with ISO/IEC Guide 22 and EN 45014. The declaration identifies the product, the manufacturer’s name and address, and the specifications that are recognized in the European community.

  • Page 51: Fast Ethernet

    Glossary 100Base-T IEEE’s specifications for 100 Mbit/s Ethernet using twisted-pair cable (100Ω STP or UTP). The maximum length of cable for a hub to end-node connection is 100 meters. Collision A condition in which two packets transmitted over a medium interfere with each other.

  • Page 52: Star Topology

    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Light emitting diode on the front panel of the hub used for monitoring a hub or network condition. An LED display corresponds to a hub condition. Local Area Network (LAN) A group of interconnected computers and support devices.

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    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide Unshielded Twisted-Pair (UTP) Cable composed of two insulated wires twisted together to reduce electrical interference; used in common telephone cord. Glossary...

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    Index front panel • 4-1 automatic partitioning • 1-2 automatic polarity detection • 1-2 hardware description • 4-1 hub power • 2-4 hub specifications • C-1 cables category 5 twisted-pair • 2-2 crossover • B-1 distance limit • 2-3, 3-2 indicator panel •...

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    HP 100Base-T Hub 8 Installation and Reference Guide network utilization • 4-2 installation • A-2 twisted-pair cable • 2-2 port assignments • B-1 port connections • 2-2 Utilization LEDs • 4-2 port status indicators • 4-2, 4-3 port status, verifying • 2-4 ports verifying port status •...

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