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HP HP ProCurve series 2500 Management And Configuration Manual

HP HP ProCurve series 2500 Management And Configuration Manual (392 pages)

ProCurve 2500 series  
Brand: HP | Category: Switch | Size: 4.79 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Menu Interface7................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Command Line Interface (cli)7................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Hp Web Browser Interface8................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter Contents19................................................................................................................................................................
Overview20................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding Management Interfaces20................................................................................................................................................................
Advantages Of Using The Menu Interface21................................................................................................................................................................
Advantages Of Using The Cli22................................................................................................................................................................
Cli Usage22................................................................................................................................................................
Advantages Of Using The Hp Web Browser Interface23................................................................................................................................................................
Advantages Of Using Hp Toptools For Hubs & Switches24................................................................................................................................................................
Starting And Ending A Menu Session29................................................................................................................................................................
How To Start A Menu Interface Session30................................................................................................................................................................
How To End A Menu Session And Exit From The Console:31................................................................................................................................................................
Main Menu Features33................................................................................................................................................................
Screen Structure And Navigation35................................................................................................................................................................
Rebooting The Switch38................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Features List40................................................................................................................................................................
Where To Go From Here41................................................................................................................................................................
Accessing The Cli44................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cli44................................................................................................................................................................
Privilege Levels At Logon45................................................................................................................................................................
Privilege Level Operation46................................................................................................................................................................
Operator Privileges46................................................................................................................................................................
Manager Privileges47................................................................................................................................................................
How To Move Between Levels49................................................................................................................................................................
Listing Commands And Command Options50................................................................................................................................................................
Listing Commands Available At Any Privilege Level50................................................................................................................................................................
Command Option Displays52................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Cli "help"53................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Cli "help53................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Commands And The Context Configuration Modes55................................................................................................................................................................
Cli Control And Editing58................................................................................................................................................................
General Features61................................................................................................................................................................
Web Browser Interface Requirements62................................................................................................................................................................
Starting An Hp Web Browser Interface Session With The Switch63................................................................................................................................................................
Using A Standalone Web Browser In A Pc Or Unix Workstation63................................................................................................................................................................
Using Hp Toptools For Hubs & Switches64................................................................................................................................................................
Tasks For Your First Hp Web Browser Interface Session66................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The "first Time Install" Window66................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Usernames And Passwords In The Browser Interface67................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Passwords69................................................................................................................................................................
Using The User Names69................................................................................................................................................................
If You Lose A Password69................................................................................................................................................................
Online Help For The Hp Web Browser Interface70................................................................................................................................................................
Support/mgmt Urls Feature71................................................................................................................................................................
Support Url72................................................................................................................................................................
Help And The Management Server Url72................................................................................................................................................................
Status Reporting Features74................................................................................................................................................................
The Overview Window74................................................................................................................................................................
The Port Utilization And Status Displays75................................................................................................................................................................
Port Utilization75................................................................................................................................................................
Port Status77................................................................................................................................................................
The Alert Log78................................................................................................................................................................
Sorting The Alert Log Entries78................................................................................................................................................................
Alert Types79................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Detail Views Of Alert Log Entries80................................................................................................................................................................
The Status Bar81................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Fault Detection Policy82................................................................................................................................................................
Ip Configuration87................................................................................................................................................................
Just Want A Quick Start?88................................................................................................................................................................
Ip Addressing With Multiple Vlans88................................................................................................................................................................
Just Want A Quick Start88................................................................................................................................................................
Ip Addressing In A Stacking Environment89................................................................................................................................................................
And Timep89................................................................................................................................................................
Web: Configuring Ip Addressing94................................................................................................................................................................
How Ip Addressing Affects Switch Operation94................................................................................................................................................................
Dhcp/bootp Operation95................................................................................................................................................................
Network Preparations For Configuring Dhcp/bootp98................................................................................................................................................................
Globally Assigned Ip Network Addresses99................................................................................................................................................................
Interface Access: Console/serial Link, Web, And Inbound Telnet100................................................................................................................................................................
Menu: Modifying The Interface Access101................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Modifying The Interface Access102................................................................................................................................................................
System Information105................................................................................................................................................................
Menu: Viewing And Configuring System Information106................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Viewing And Configuring System Information107................................................................................................................................................................
Web: Configuring System Parameters109................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Port Status And Configuring Port Parameters112................................................................................................................................................................
Menu: Viewing Port Status And Configuring Port Parameters115................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Viewing Port Status And Configuring Port Parameters116................................................................................................................................................................
Web: Viewing Port Status And Configuring Port Parameters119................................................................................................................................................................
Port Trunking120................................................................................................................................................................
Switch 2512 And 2524 Port Trunk Features And Operation121................................................................................................................................................................
Trunk Configuration Methods122................................................................................................................................................................
Menu: Viewing And Configuring A Static Trunk Group126................................................................................................................................................................
Ports Are Operating Properly128................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cli To View Port Trunks128................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cli To Configure A Static Or Dynamic Trunk Group130................................................................................................................................................................
Using Cli To Configure Trunk Group130................................................................................................................................................................
Web: Viewing Existing Port Trunk Groups133................................................................................................................................................................
Trunk Group Operation Using Lacp134................................................................................................................................................................
Default Port Operation135................................................................................................................................................................
Lacp Notes And Restrictions136................................................................................................................................................................
Trunk Group Operation Using The "trunk" Option137................................................................................................................................................................
Trunk Operation Using The "fec" Option137................................................................................................................................................................
How The Switch Lists Trunk Data138................................................................................................................................................................
Outbound Traffic Distribution Across Trunked Links138................................................................................................................................................................
Using Passwords, Port Security, And Authorized Ip Managers To Protect Against Unauthorized Access141................................................................................................................................................................
Using Password Security144................................................................................................................................................................
Menu: Setting Manager And Operator Passwords145................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Setting Manager And Operator Passwords147................................................................................................................................................................
Web: Configuring User Names And Passwords148................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring And Monitoring Port Security149................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Operation149................................................................................................................................................................
Blocking Unauthorized Traffic150................................................................................................................................................................
Trunk Group Exclusion151................................................................................................................................................................
Planning Port Security151................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Port Security Command Options And Operation153................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Displaying Current Port Security Settings156................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Configuring Port Security157................................................................................................................................................................
Web: Displaying And Configuring Port Security Features161................................................................................................................................................................
Reading Intrusion Alerts And Resetting Alert Flags162................................................................................................................................................................
Notice Of Security Violations162................................................................................................................................................................
How The Intrusion Log Operates162................................................................................................................................................................
Keeping The Intrusion Log Current By Resetting Alert Flags163................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting Alert Flags164................................................................................................................................................................
Alert Flags165................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Event Log To Find Intrusion Alerts167................................................................................................................................................................
And Resetting Alert Flags168................................................................................................................................................................
Operating Notes For Port Security168................................................................................................................................................................
Using Ip Authorized Managers170................................................................................................................................................................
Access Levels171................................................................................................................................................................
Defining Authorized Management Stations171................................................................................................................................................................
Overview Of Ip Mask Operation172................................................................................................................................................................
Menu: Viewing And Configuring Ip Authorized Managers173................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Viewing And Configuring Authorized Ip Managers174................................................................................................................................................................
Listing The Switch's Current Authorized Ip Manager(s)174................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Ip Authorized Managers For The Switch175................................................................................................................................................................
Web: Configuring Ip Authorized Managers176................................................................................................................................................................
Building Ip Masks176................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring One Station Per Authorized Manager Ip Entry176................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Multiple Stations Per Authorized Manager Ip Entry177................................................................................................................................................................
Additional Examples For Authorizing Multiple Stations179................................................................................................................................................................
Operating And Troubleshooting Notes179................................................................................................................................................................
Snmp Management Features183................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring For Snmp Access To The Switch184................................................................................................................................................................
Snmp Communities186................................................................................................................................................................
Menu: Viewing And Configuring Snmp Communities186................................................................................................................................................................
To View, Edit, Or Add Snmp Communities:186................................................................................................................................................................
To View, Edit, Or Add Snmp Communities186................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Viewing And Configuring Community Names188................................................................................................................................................................
Listing Current Community Names And Values188................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Identity Information189................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Community Names And Values189................................................................................................................................................................
Trap Receivers And Authentication Traps190................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Configuring And Displaying Trap Receivers191................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cli To List Current Snmp Trap Receivers191................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Trap Receivers192................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cli To Enable Authentication Traps192................................................................................................................................................................
Rmon Support193................................................................................................................................................................
Rmon193................................................................................................................................................................
Extended Rmon193................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Management: Rmon And Hp Extended Rmon Support193................................................................................................................................................................
Hp Procurve Stack Management199................................................................................................................................................................
Which Devices Support Stacking?200................................................................................................................................................................
Which Devices Support Stacking200................................................................................................................................................................
Components Of Hp Procurve Stack Management201................................................................................................................................................................
General Stacking Operation201................................................................................................................................................................
Operating Rules For Stacking202................................................................................................................................................................
General Rules202................................................................................................................................................................
Specific Rules203................................................................................................................................................................
Overview Of Configuring And Bringing Up A Stack205................................................................................................................................................................
General Steps For Creating A Stack207................................................................................................................................................................
Configure Stacking209................................................................................................................................................................
Commander Switch209................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Menu To Manage A Candidate Switch211................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Commander To Manage The Stack213................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Commander To Access Member Switches For Configuration Changes And Monitoring Traffic220................................................................................................................................................................
Another Stack221................................................................................................................................................................
Monitoring Stack Status222................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cli To View Stack Status And Configure Stacking226................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cli To View Stack Status228................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cli To Configure A Commander Switch230................................................................................................................................................................
Adding To A Stack Or Moving Switches Between Stacks232................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cli To Remove A Member From A Stack237................................................................................................................................................................
Changes And Traffic Monitoring239................................................................................................................................................................
Snmp Community Operation In A Stack240................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cli To Disable Or Re-enable Stacking241................................................................................................................................................................
Transmission Interval241................................................................................................................................................................
Stacking Operation With Multiple Vlans Configured241................................................................................................................................................................
Web: Viewing And Configuring Stacking242................................................................................................................................................................
Status Messages243................................................................................................................................................................
Port-based Virtual Lans (static Vlans)244................................................................................................................................................................
Overview Of Using Vlans247................................................................................................................................................................
Vlan Support And The Default Vlan247................................................................................................................................................................
Which Vlan Is Primary?247................................................................................................................................................................
Which Vlan Is Primary247................................................................................................................................................................
Per-port Static Vlan Configuration Options248................................................................................................................................................................
General Steps For Using Vlans250................................................................................................................................................................
Notes On Using Vlans250................................................................................................................................................................
Menu: Configuring Vlan Parameters251................................................................................................................................................................
To Change Vlan Support Settings251................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Or Editing Vlan Names253................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Or Changing A Vlan Port Assignment254................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Configuring Vlan Parameters256................................................................................................................................................................
Web: Viewing And Configuring Vlan Parameters262................................................................................................................................................................
Vlan Tagging Information263................................................................................................................................................................
Effect Of Vlans On Other Switch Features267................................................................................................................................................................
Spanning Tree Protocol Operation With Vlans267................................................................................................................................................................
Ip Interfaces267................................................................................................................................................................
Vlan Mac Addresses268................................................................................................................................................................
Port Trunks268................................................................................................................................................................
Port Monitoring268................................................................................................................................................................
Vlan Restrictions269................................................................................................................................................................
Symptoms Of Duplicate Mac Addresses In Vlan Environments270................................................................................................................................................................
Gvrp271................................................................................................................................................................
General Operation272................................................................................................................................................................
Per-port Options For Handling Gvrp "unknown Vlans"274................................................................................................................................................................
Per-port Options For Handling Gvrp "unknown Vlans274................................................................................................................................................................
Per-port Options For Dynamic Vlan Advertising And Joining276................................................................................................................................................................
Gvrp And Vlan Access Control277................................................................................................................................................................
Port-leave From A Dynamic Vlan277................................................................................................................................................................
Planning For Gvrp Operation278................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring Gvrp On A Switch278................................................................................................................................................................
Menu: Viewing And Configuring Gvrp278................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Viewing And Configuring Gvrp280................................................................................................................................................................
Web: Viewing And Configuring Gvrp283................................................................................................................................................................
Gvrp Operating Notes283................................................................................................................................................................
Multimedia Traffic Control With Ip Multicast (igmp)285................................................................................................................................................................
Igmp Operating Features286................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Configuring And Displaying Igmp287................................................................................................................................................................
Web: Enabling Or Disabling Igmp291................................................................................................................................................................
How Igmp Operates291................................................................................................................................................................
Role Of The Switch292................................................................................................................................................................
Number Of Ip Multicast Addresses Allowed295................................................................................................................................................................
Interaction With Multicast Traffic/security Filters295................................................................................................................................................................
Spanning Tree Protocol (stp)296................................................................................................................................................................
Menu: Configuring Stp297................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Configuring Stp299................................................................................................................................................................
Web: Enabling Or Disabling Stp302................................................................................................................................................................
How Stp Operates302................................................................................................................................................................
Stp Fast Mode303................................................................................................................................................................
Stp Operation With 802.1q Vlans304................................................................................................................................................................
Status And Counters Data309................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Access To Status And Counters310................................................................................................................................................................
General System Information311................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Access311................................................................................................................................................................
Cli Access311................................................................................................................................................................
Switch Management Address Information312................................................................................................................................................................
Menu: Displaying Port Status313................................................................................................................................................................
Web Access313................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Port And Trunk Group Statistics314................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Access To Port And Trunk Statistics315................................................................................................................................................................
Cli Access To Port And Trunk Group Statistics316................................................................................................................................................................
Web Browser Access To View Port And Trunk Group Statistics316................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing The Switch's Mac Address Tables317................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Access To The Mac Address Views And Searches318................................................................................................................................................................
Cli Access For Mac Address Views And Searches320................................................................................................................................................................
Spanning Tree Protocol (stp) Information321................................................................................................................................................................
Menu Access To Stp Data321................................................................................................................................................................
Cli Access To Stp Data322................................................................................................................................................................
Internet Group Management Protocol (igmp) Status323................................................................................................................................................................
Vlan Information324................................................................................................................................................................
Web Browser Interface Status Information326................................................................................................................................................................
Port Monitoring Features327................................................................................................................................................................
Menu: Configuring Port Monitoring328................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Configuring Port Monitoring330................................................................................................................................................................
Web: Configuring Port Monitoring332................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Approaches335................................................................................................................................................................
Browser Or Console Access Problems336................................................................................................................................................................
Unusual Network Activity338................................................................................................................................................................
General Problems338................................................................................................................................................................
Igmp-related Problems339................................................................................................................................................................
Problems Related To Spanning-tree Protocol (stp)340................................................................................................................................................................
Stacking-related Problems340................................................................................................................................................................
Timep Or Gateway Problems340................................................................................................................................................................
Vlan-related Problems341................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Event Log To Identify Problem Sources343................................................................................................................................................................
Menu: Entering And Navigating In The Event Log344................................................................................................................................................................
Cli:345................................................................................................................................................................
Diagnostic Tools346................................................................................................................................................................
Ping And Link Tests346................................................................................................................................................................
Web: Executing Ping Or Link Tests347................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Ping Or Link Tests348................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying The Configuration File350................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Viewing The Configuration File350................................................................................................................................................................
Web: Viewing The Configuration File350................................................................................................................................................................
Cli Administrative And Troubleshooting Commands351................................................................................................................................................................
Restoring The Factory-default Configuration352................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Resetting To The Factory-default Configuration352................................................................................................................................................................
Clear/reset: Resetting To The Factory-default Configuration352................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix Contents353................................................................................................................................................................
Transferring Switch Configurations353................................................................................................................................................................
Downloading An Operating System (os)354................................................................................................................................................................
Using Tftp To Download The Os File From A Server355................................................................................................................................................................
Menu: Tftp Download From A Server356................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Tftp Download From A Server357................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Snmp-based Software Update Utility358................................................................................................................................................................
Series 2500 Switch-to-switch Download358................................................................................................................................................................
Menu: Switch-to-switch Download358................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Switch-to-switch Download359................................................................................................................................................................
Using Xmodem To Download The Os File From A Pc359................................................................................................................................................................
Menu: Xmodem Download359................................................................................................................................................................
Cli: Xmodem Download From A Pc Or Unix Workstation360................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting Tftp Downloads361................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B Contents365................................................................................................................................................................
Determining Mac Addresses366................................................................................................................................................................
Overview Of Configuration File Management370................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Cli To Implement Configuration Changes372................................................................................................................................................................
Configuration Changes375................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Menu Interface To Implement Configuration Changes375................................................................................................................................................................
Rebooting From The Menu Interface377................................................................................................................................................................

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