HP PS1810 Switches
Management and Configuration Guide

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    HP PS1810 Switches Management and Configuration Guide...

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    HP PS1810 Switches June 2013 Management and Configuration Guide...

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    The Open Source Software modules and “make” files contained in the Software are available for HP in the form of a compact disk (CD). The CD includes the “original package” (original source files plus the “make” files) as well as a “patch”...

  • Page 5: About This Document

    HP PS1810 series switches are ideal for deployment with HP ProLiant Gen8 servers. The HP PS1810 series switches can be managed in-band from a remote network station using a web GUI, and its configuration may also be viewed using an SNMP based management application. This guide describes how to configure and view the software features using the Web-based graphical user interface (GUI).

  • Page 6: Supported Features

    Preface N o t e For the latest version of all HP documentation, visit the HP Web site at www.hp.com/networking/support. Then select your switch product. Supported Features HP PS1810 series switches include support for the following features: Feature PS1810 Series Switches Web session timeout 0–60 min...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Contents Preface About This Document ..............iii About Your Switch Manual Set .

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    4 Switching Port Configuration ..............4-1 Auto Detect and Configure Fiber Modules .

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    10 Maintenance Backup Manager ..............10-1 Example—Backing Up a Configuration File .

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  • Page 11: Connecting The Switch To A Network

    Getting Started Connecting the Switch to a Network Getting Started This chapter describes how to make the initial connections to the switch and provides an overview of the Web interface. Connecting the Switch to a Network To enable remote management of the switch through a Web browser, the switch must be connected to the network.

  • Page 12: Operating System And Browser Support

    Getting Started Connecting the Switch to a Network Operating System and Browser Support The following operating systems and browsers with JavaScript enabled are supported: Operating System Browser Windows XP SP3 Firefox 6, 7, 19, 20 Internet Explorer 7, 8 Google Chrome 13, 14, 25 Windows 7 Firefox 6, 7, 19, 20 Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10...

  • Page 13: Getting Started With The Web Interface

    Getting Started Getting Started With the Web Interface Getting Started With the Web Interface This section describes the following Web pages: ■ “Logging On” on page 1-3 “Interface Layout and Features” on page 1-3 ■ Logging On Follow these steps to log on through Web interface: Open a Web browser and enter the IP address of the switch in the Web browser address field.

  • Page 14: Common Page Elements

    Getting Started Getting Started With the Web Interface Figure 1-2. Interface Layout and Features Web Applet Navigation Pane Common Links Click on any topic in the navigation page to display related configuration options. The System Description page displays when you first log on and when you click Home or Status > System Description in the navigation pane.

  • Page 15: Saving Changes

    Getting Started Getting Started With the Web Interface Click Support to access the HP Networking Web site (Internet access required). ■ Click Logout to end the current management session. ■ Saving Changes When you click , changes are saved automatically to the system configuration file in flash memory.

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    Off—The locator is disabled. This mode can be enabled using the Web interface. See “Locator” on page 9-5. PD LED The PD LED, located on the rear panel of the PS1810-8G switch, provides the following status indications: ■ Power (Green) •...

  • Page 17: System Description

    Status System Description Status You can use the Status pages to view system information and statistics. System Description The System Description page displays basic information such as the product name, model, ports, and switch type: Gigabit Ethernet or a Fast Ethernet. The software and boot ROM versions are also displayed.

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    Status System Description Table 2-1. System Description Fields Field Description System Description The product name of the switch including the model, ports, and whether a Gigabit Ethernet or a Fast Ethernet switch. The software and Boot ROM version are also displayed. System Name Enter the preferred name to identify this switch.

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    Status The Log status page displays logged system messages, such as configuration failures and user sessions. The log page displays the 100 most recent log entries. The newest log entry, by default, is displayed at the bottom of the list. N o t e If more than 100 logs accumulate, their Log Index numbers continue to increment beyond 100 and the oldest entries are deleted (for example, if 200 log entries were generated since the system was last...

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    Status Field Description Log Message Log Index Log number in the log table. Severity Severity associated with the log message. Log Time Time at which the log was entered in the table. Component Component from which the massage was logged. Description Description of the entry.

  • Page 21: Port Summary

    Status Port Summary Port Summary The Port Summary page displays a summary of network traffic from the ports. This summary can be used to identify potential problems with the switch. It also helps to identify what has been configured on this port. The displayed values are accumulated after the last clear operation. Refreshing the page shows the latest statistics, which provide per-port statistics on packets transmitted and received for all the ports.

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    Status Port Summary Table 2-3. Port Summary Fields Field Description Port Summary Interface List of physical and logical interfaces supported or configured on a particular platform. Physical Type Displays whether the port is operating in copper mode or fiber mode. Port Status The physical status (up or down) of the link at the port.

  • Page 23: Lldp Statistics

    Status LLDP Statistics LLDP Statistics The Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) Statistics page displays summary and per-port information for LLDP frames transmitted and received on the switch. To display the LLDP Statistics page, click Status > LLDP Statistics in the navigation pane. Figure 2-4.

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    Status LLDP Statistics Table 2-4. LLDP Statistics Page Fields Field Description LLDP Global Statistics Insertions The number of times the complete set of information advertised by a particular MAC Service Access Point (MSAP) has been inserted into tables associated with the remote systems.

  • Page 25: Trunk

    Status Trunk Trunk The Trunk status page displays the configuration summary and status of each trunk. To display the Trunk page, click Status > Trunk in the navigation pane. Figure 2-5 displays the configuration summary and status of a trunk named Trunk1. This trunk is configured in dynamic mode and has 3 and 5 interfaces as its active members.

  • Page 26: Mac Table

    Status MAC Table MAC Table The MAC Table page displays the MAC addresses configured for ports, and the MAC type including the maximum entries supported an d the current number of entries learned. The default aging interval for forwarding database is 300secs. Dynamically learned entries are removed if they are not updated within the aging interval on a particular interface To display the MAC Table page, click Status >...

  • Page 27: Loop Protection

    Status Loop Protection Loop Protection The Loop Protection status page displays a summary of loop protection configuration data on the switch and on each port, and loop protection network traffic for the switch and status information for each port. To display the Loop Protection status page, click Status > Loop Protection in the navigation pane. Figure 2-7.

  • Page 28: Spanning Tree

    Status Spanning Tree Spanning Tree The Spanning Tree status page displays the global bridge configuration and the per-port spanning tree states. To display the Spanning Tree page, click Status > Spanning Tree in the navigation pane. Figure 2-8. Spanning Tree Status Page Table 2-8.

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    Status Spanning Tree Field Description Root Path Cost The sum of the Port Path costs on the least cost path to the Root bridge. For the Root bridge this is zero. Root Port The port on the switch that forwards traffic toward the Spanning Tree root. Topology Change Number of topology changes since STP was enabled.

  • Page 30: Green Features

    Status Green Features Green Features The Green Features status page displays the status of the power-saving or green features. To display the Green Features page, click Status > Green Features in the navigation bar. Figure 2-9. Green Features Status Page 2-14...

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    Status Green Features Table 2-9. Green Features Status Fields Field Description Port Energy Saving Configuration Auto Port Power-Down The current Auto Port Power-Down setting (Enabled or Disabled). When enabled, the port is set in power save mode when there is no link. Low-Traffic Idle (EEE) The current Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) setting (Enabled or Disabled).

  • Page 32: Dual Image

    Status Dual Image Dual Image The Dual Image status page displays the status of the two software images (image1 and image2) on the switch. It also provides details about the current active and alternate images, and software image versions. To display the Dual Image page, click Status > Dual Image in the navigation bar. As shown in Figure 2-10, Image1 is the active image and will continue to be the active image after a...

  • Page 33: Clock

    Status Clock Clock The Clock status page displays the current time, time zone, and Daylight Savings Time settings. To display the Clock page, click Status > Clock in the navigation bar. Figure 2-11. Clock Status Page Table 2-11. Clock Status Fields Field Description Current Time...

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  • Page 35: Get Connected

    Network Setup Get Connected Network Setup You can use the Network Setup pages to configure how a management computer connects to the switch and how the switch connects to a server to synchronize its time. Get Connected Use the Get Connected page to configure settings for the network interface. The network interface is defined by an IP address, subnet mask, and gateway address.

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    Network Setup Get Connected Table 3-1. Get Connected Fields Field Description Network Details Protocol Type Select the type of network connection: Static: • Select this option to enable the IP address, mask, and gateway fields for data entry. DHCP: • This default option enables the switch to obtain IP information from a DHCP server on the network.

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    Network Setup Get Connected Field Description Community Name Specify a community name or use the default name, public. The switch supports the following MIBs: • BRIDGE-MIB (IEEE 802.1Q) • LLDP-MIB (IEEE 802.3AB) • EtherLike-MIB • IF-MIB • RFC1213-MIB • RMON-MIB (RMON History as in v1) Click Apply to save any changes for the current boot session;...

  • Page 38: Simple Network Time Protocol

    Simple Network Time Protocol Simple Network Time Protocol The HP PS1810 series switch software supports the Simple Network Time Protocol (SNTP). SNTP ensures accurate network device clock time synchronization up to the millisecond. Time synchroniza- tion is performed by a network SNTP server. The software operates only as an SNTP client and cannot provide time services to other systems.

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    Network Setup Simple Network Time Protocol Table 3-2. SNTP Fields Field Description Enable SNTP Select to enable SNTP client mode. Clear to disable SNTP client mode. When disabled, the system time increments from 00:00:00, 1 Jan 1970, which is set at bootup. SNTP/NTP Server Specify the IP address of the SNTP server to send requests to.

  • Page 40: Time Zone

    Network Setup Time Zone Time Zone The Time Zone page is used to configure your local time zone. The switch must be configured to acquire the time from an SNTP server. An acronym can also be assigned to a selected time zone. No time zone is configured by default.

  • Page 41: Daylight Saving Time

    Network Setup Daylight Saving Time Daylight Saving Time The Daylight Saving Time page is used to configure if and when Daylight Saving Time (DST) occurs for your time zone. When configured, the system time will adjust automatically during Daylight Saving Time.

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    Network Setup Daylight Saving Time Table 3-4. Daylight Saving Time Fields Field Description Daylight Saving Time Select how DST will operate: Disabled— • No clock adjustment will be made for DST. Recurring— • The settings will be in effect for the upcoming period and subsequent years. Non-Recurring—...

  • Page 43: Port Configuration

    Switching Port Configuration Switching You can use the Switching Pages to configure port operation and capabilities. Port Configuration Use the Port Configuration page to view and configure the Admin mode and link speed setting for each port on the switch. It is also used to display the link status and physical type of each switch port. The Admin mode is enabled by default and the default link speed is set to auto so that the duplex mode and speed is set by the auto-negotiation process, and the port's maximum capability (full duplex and 1000 Mbps in the case of Gigabit ports) is advertised.

  • Page 44: Jumbo Frames

    Switching Jumbo Frames Table 4-1. Port Configuration Fields Field Description Interface Select the interface to configure. Physical Type Describes the port type (i.e., Copper or Fiber). Down Link Status Displays to indicate operational status. Admin Mode Enable access to the port on the network. Clear to disable the port. Link Speed Configure the duplex mode and transmission rate for the selected port.

  • Page 45: Port Mirroring

    Switching Port Mirroring Port Mirroring Port mirroring sends a copy of all packets sent and/or received on one port (the source port) to another port (the destination port) for monitoring and analysis by an external network analyzer. Multiple switch ports can be configured as source ports, with each port mirrored to the same destination. You can also mirror the internal CPU traffic to an external port for debugging the CPU.

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    Switching Port Mirroring Table 4-3. Port Mirroring Fields Field Description Enable Mirroring Enable port mirroring capability globally on the switch. Clear to disable the feature. Destination Port Select the port to which packets will be mirrored. Source Port For each source port you want to mirror to the destination port, select the direction of the packets to be mirrored: Direction Tx and Rx—...

  • Page 47: Flow Control

    Switching Flow Control Flow Control When a port becomes oversubscribed, it may begin to lose data by dropping traffic intermittently. When 802.3x flow control is enabled, a lower-speed switch is able to communicate with a higher-speed switch without losing data by requesting that the higher-speed switch refrain from sending packets. Transmis- sions are temporarily halted to prevent buffer overflows.

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    Switching Green Features Green Features The switch software allows the user to enable or disable port, cable, and LED energy saving features that consume less power than the normal high-performance mode. To display the Green Features configuration page, click Switching > Green Features in the navigation pane.

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    Switching Green Features Table 4-5. Green Features Configuration Fields Field Description Port Energy Saving Configuration Auto Port Power- Enable power save mode when there is no link. This feature is disabled by default. Down Low-Traffic Idle EEE (Energy Efficient Ethernet) is designed to save power by turning off network ports that are not (EEE) passing traffic.

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    Loop Protection Loops in a network can consume switch resources and degrade performance. Detecting loops manually can be very cumbersome and time consuming. The HP PS1810 series switch software provides an automatic Loop Protection feature. Loop Protection may be enabled or disabled globally and on a port-by-port basis. When enabled globally, the software sends loop protection packets to a reserved layer 2 multicast destination address on all the ports on which the feature is enabled.

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    Switching Loop Protection Table 4-6. Loop Protection Fields Field Description Loop Protection Enable this feature globally. Transmission Time Enter the time interval, in seconds, between sending Loop Protection packets. Shutdown Time Set the number of seconds that a port remains shut down if a loop has been detected on the port.

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    STP protocol by automatically reconfiguring ports to STP-compliant mode if they detect STP protocol messages from attached devices. HP PS1810 series switches support the Spanning Tree versions IEEE 802.1D STP, and 802.1w RSTP in conformance with the IEEE802.1Q 2005.

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    Switching Spanning Tree Field Description Max Age Specify the number of seconds from 6 seconds and 40 seconds until the BPDU information is considered to be aged out or invalid. This value must be <= (FwdDelay-1)*2 and >= (HelloTime+1)*2. The default is 20 seconds. Spanning Tree Interface Configuration BPDU Port Error Set the port to recover from an error-disabled state.

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  • Page 55: Advanced Security

    Security Advanced Security Security The HP PS1810 series switch software includes a robust set of built-in denial-of-service (DoS) and storm-control protections, and allows configuring secure HTTP (HTTPS) management sessions. Advanced Security The HP PS1810 series switch software provides the following built-in security features: ■...

  • Page 56: Secure Connection

    Click Apply to save any changes for the current boot session; the changes take effect immediately. Secure Connection The HP PS1810 series switch software allows the administrator to enable or disable Secure HTTP protocol (HTTPS). When enabled, the administrator can establish a secure connection with the switch using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.

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    Security Secure Connection You can also download the encryption parameter files that provide algorithms for encrypting the key exchanges. To manage HTTP parameters and certificates, you use both the Secure Connection page and the Update Manager page. To display the Secure Connection page, click Security > Secure Connection in the navigation pane. Figure 5-2.

  • Page 58: Downloading Ssl Certificates And Diffie-hellman Files

    Security Secure Connection Downloading SSL Certificates and Diffie-Hellman Files Use the Update Manager page to download a public key certificate that has been signed by another server, or a root certificate that has been signed by a certificate authority. You can also download Diffie- Hellman (DH) encryption parameter files, which establish the algorithms for encrypting key exchanges.

  • Page 59: Generating Certificates

    Security Secure Connection Generating Certificates To have the switch generate the certificates: Click Generate Certificates. The page refreshes with the message “Certificate has been generated.” Click Apply to complete the process. When the process is complete, the page refreshes with the message “No certificate generation in progress,”...

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    Trunks Trunk Configuration and Membership Trunks Trunks allow for the aggregation of multiple full-duplex Ethernet links into a single logical link. Network devices treat the aggregation as if it were a single link, which increases fault tolerance and provides load sharing capability. You assign the trunk VLAN membership after a trunk is created. A trunk interface can be either static or dynamic, but not both.

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    Trunks Trunk Configuration and Membership Figure 6-1. Trunk Configuration Page Table 6-1. Trunk Configuration Fields Field Description Trunk Trunk ID for the settings. “Normal” indicates the port is not part of any trunk. Name Trunk name. A trunk name can have any case-sensitive combination of up to 15 alpha-numeric characters and can contain ‘-’, ‘_’, and ‘.’...

  • Page 63: Example—creating A Trunk

    Trunks Trunk Configuration and Membership LACP Passive—Trunk will only participate if the other end sends LACPDUs (other end is ■ active). Click Apply to save any changes to the currently selected trunk. The changes take effect immediately. Example—Creating a Trunk Follow these instructions to set up a trunk and manually add port members using the Static mode.

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    Trunks Trunk Configuration and Membership Figure 6-4. Trunk Mode Select ports to add them to the trunk. Figure 6-5. Trunk Ports Click Apply to set up a trunk with the selected port members.

  • Page 65: Vlan Configuration

    VLAN ID. A given port may handle traffic for more than one VLAN, but it can only support one default VLAN ID. HP PS1810 series switches support up to 64 VLANs. VLAN Configuration Use the VLAN Configuration page to define VLAN groups. VLAN 1 is the default VLAN of which all ports are members.

  • Page 66: Vlan Ports

    Virtual LAN VLAN Ports Table 7-1. VLAN Configuration Fields Field Description Create VLAN Select this box to create a new VLAN. Apply Create VLAN ID Specify the numeric VLAN Identifier from 2 to 4094 and click to create the VLAN Note: VLAN ID 1 is pre-configured on the switch and is always named “Default.”...

  • Page 67: Vlan Participation / Tagging

    Virtual LAN VLAN Participation / Tagging N o t e Ingress Filtering is enabled on all ports. A frame is discarded if the port is not a member of the VLAN that the frame is associated with. In a tagged frame, the VLAN is identified by the VLAN ID in the tag. In an untagged frame, the VLAN is the Port VLAN ID specified for the port that received the frame.

  • Page 68: Advanced Configuration

    Virtual LAN Advanced Configuration Table 7-3. Participation/Tagging Fields Field Description VLAN Select the VLAN to configure. Tag / Untag / Exclude All For a port or trunk to participate in a VLAN, its tagging policy must be defined. By default, all ports and trunks are configured as untagged members of VLAN1, and are excluded from all other newly created VLANs.

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    Virtual LAN Advanced Configuration Figure 7-4. Advanced Configuration Page Table 7-4. Advanced Configuration Fields Field Description Management VLAN ID ID of the management VLAN IP Address IP address of the management VLAN Subnet Mask Subnet mask of the management VLAN VLAN ID Select a VLAN ID.

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  • Page 71: Lldp Configuration

    Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) LLDP Configuration Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) The IEEE 802.1AB defined standard, Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP), allows stations residing on an IEEE 802 LAN to advertise major capabilities and physical descriptions. This information is viewed by a network manager to identify system topology and detect bad configurations on the LAN.

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    Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) LLDP Configuration Table 8-1. LLDP Configuration Fields Field Description Global Mode Transmit Interval Specify the interval at which frames are transmitted. The default is 30 seconds, and the valid range is 5–32768 seconds. Transmit Hold Specify the multiplier on the transmit interval to, which is used to compute the TTL (range 2–10, default = 4).

  • Page 73: Lldp Local Device

    Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) LLDP Local Device LLDP Local Device Use the LLDP Local Device page to view information about devices on the network for which the switch has received LLDP information. To display the Local Device page, click LLDP > Local Device in the navigation pane. Figure 8-2.

  • Page 74: Lldp Remote Device

    Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) LLDP Remote Device LLDP Remote Device Use the LLDP Remote Device page to view information about remote devices for which the switch has received LLDP information. Click the IP address link in the System IP column to navigate to a remotely connected switch.

  • Page 75: Energy Efficient Ethernet

    Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) Energy Efficient Ethernet Energy Efficient Ethernet EEE (Energy Efficient Ethernet) is designed to save power by turning off network ports that are not passing traffic. EEE includes a mechanism to awaken the port when it needs to send or receive traffic. The transmitter sends LPI (low power idle) signals instead of the normal idle signals to indicate that the EEE protocol is in effect.

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    Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) Energy Efficient Ethernet...

  • Page 77: Ping Test

    Diagnostics Ping Test Diagnostics You can use the Diagnostics features to test, configure, and reboot the HP PS1810 series switch. Ping Test Use the Ping Test page to determine whether another device on the network is reachable. Ping provides a synchronous response when initiated.

  • Page 78: Log Configuration

    Min/Max/Avg RTT—Specifies the Minimum, Maximum, Average Round Trip Time (msec). Log Configuration The HP PS1810 series switch software supports logging system messages to the Log file or forwarding messages over the network using the Syslog protocol. Syslog messages can be captured by a designated host on the network that is running a Syslog daemon.

  • Page 79: Reboot Switch

    Diagnostics Reboot Switch Click Apply to save any changes for the current boot session; the changes take effect immediately. Reboot Switch Use this feature to perform a software reboot of the switch. If you applied configuration changes, wait at least one minute before rebooting to ensure that the changes are saved to the system configuration file.

  • Page 80: Support File

    Diagnostics Support File Support File Use the support file page to display summary information for the switch on a single page. To display the Support File page, click Diagnostics > Support File in the navigation pane. Figure 9-5. Support File Page The support file page includes the following information: System description ■...

  • Page 81: Locator

    Web page. Right-click the data area to see if your browser provides this option. Locator The Locator LED is a special LED on the HP PS1810-24G that enables locating the device physically. When enabling the Locate setting via the Web interface, the Locate LED on the switch blinks for 30 minutes and then turns off.

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  • Page 83: Backup Manager

    Maintenance Backup Manager Maintenance Backup Manager The Backup Manager page provides a means to save a backup copy of the switch’s image or configu- ration files on a local system or network directory. The page displays different options depending on the protocol and image or file type selected for the backup.

  • Page 84: Example—backing Up A Configuration File

    Maintenance Backup Manager For backup using TFTP, ensure that the TFTP server is running and click Upload. Use a TFTP ■ application to initiate the backup. N o t e If using Internet Explorer, when you attempt a backup operation from a secure HTTP session using the HTTP protocol, you may receive the following error message, even though the document is available and downloaded from the server: Internet Explorer cannot download filename from <site name>.

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    Maintenance Backup Manager Figure 10-3. Backup Transfer Status C a u ti o n Do not disturb the browser window while the transfer is in progress. When the backup is complete, a confirmation is displayed. Figure 10-4. Backup Confirmation Click OK. The Backup Manager page displays the transfer status message.

  • Page 86: Update Manager

    Maintenance Update Manager Update Manager The Update Manager page enables a new image or configuration file to be uploaded from the local system or network to the switch. Update Manager displays different options depending on the transfer protocol, file or image type selected for an update.

  • Page 87: Example—updating The Switch Software

    Maintenance Update Manager Field Description Code Image is selected as the update type, select which of the two images stored on the switch is to (for Code updates be updated: only) Active • —The uploaded image will replace the currently active image. Backup •...

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    Maintenance Update Manager Figure 10-8. Update Steps Click OK. A progress bar indicate transfer progress. Figure 10-9. Backup Transfer Status C a u ti o n Do not disturb the browser window while the transfer is in progress. A message is displayed to confirm that the switch will be rebooted immediately to use the new configuration.

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    Maintenance Update Manager Figure 10-11. Update Confirmation Click OK. Update Manager displays a transfer status message. Figure 10-12. Update Transfer Status Click Back to re-display the Update Manager page. Note that, in this example, the image was downloaded as the inactive (backup) image. To complete the update process and to activate the backup image as the operating software, use the Dual Image Configuration page.

  • Page 90: Password Manager

    Maintenance Password Manager Figure 10-13. Dual Image Configuration Page 10. (Optional) Add a description for the selected image (Image2) and click Apply. 11. Click Activate to activate the selected image on the next reboot. Note: You can verify the next active image by viewing the Status > Dual Image screen. 12.

  • Page 91: Dual Image Configuration

    Maintenance Dual Image Configuration Figure 10-16. Password Manager Page N o t e There is no default password. Passwords must be at least 8 characters but no more than 64 alpha- numeric and special characters (~,`,!,@,#,$,%,^,&,*,(,),-,_,+,=,{,[,},],|,\,<,,,>,.,?,/,”,’, and space) in length, and are case sensitive.

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    Maintenance Dual Image Configuration Click Activate to activate the selected image selected in the Image Name field. Be sure to ■ configure the Image Description field to the version of the image loaded so that users can easily distinguish between the images. Click Apply to apply a description to the image selected in the Image Name field.

  • Page 93: Monitor Servers

    OS or server problems remotely. You can use the Monitor Servers page to monitor and add iLO enabled servers, which send periodic status updates to the HP PS1810 series switch. Monitor Servers The Monitor Servers page provides a dashboard-like interface to monitor and add servers.

  • Page 94: Select Server From Discovered List

    Servers Monitor Servers Table 11-1. Monitored Server Fields Field Description Monitored Servers Server: System Health System health indicator for monitored server. OK— System is fully operational. Degraded— System is operating at a reduced capacity. Failed— One or more components are not operational. Not Available—...

  • Page 95: Add Servers Manually

    Servers Monitor Servers Table 11-2. Discovered Servers Fields Field Description Discovered Servers Server Product Name Discovered server name. Server: iLO IP Address IP address of the discovered server. Select to add server. Click Apply to add the marked server. Click Apply under the Discovered Servers List to add a discovered server. ■...

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    Servers Monitor Servers Figure 11-4. Monitor Servers Page Use the Add Server drop-down list to select the Manually option for adding a server. Figure 11-5. Server Add Method Enter the IP address of the server to be added in the Server IP Address field. Figure 11-6.

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    Servers Monitor Servers Click Apply to add the server manually to the Monitored Servers list. Figure 11-7. Monitored Servers 11-5...

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    Servers Monitor Servers 11-6...

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