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Part N umber 1 00135 92 ® Cor eBuilder ® 5000 SwitchModule Quick Start and Refer ence 1.0 Introduction The 3Com CoreBuilder ® 5000 SwitchModule is a LAN switching module f or the CoreBuilder 5000 Int egrated System Hub. The SwitchModule is av ail able in several media configurations and in singl e-slot and dual -slot models.
2 C ORE B UILDER ® 5000 S WITCH M ODULE Q UICK S TART AND R EFERENCE 3 Ensure that the CoreBuilder 5000 hub contains either a PacketChannel or a SwitchChannel backp lane. T o verify that the hub has on e of these backplanes , enter the command SHOW HUB.
C ORE B UILDER ® 5000 S WIT CH M ODULE Q UICK S TART AND R EFERENCE 3 For ease o f read ing and because the DMM and A/DMM are basically t he same, the term DMM is used in this re leas e note t o refer to bot h mod ules . CAUTION: Do not upgrade to any later version until instructed to do so in Step 5 .
4 C ORE B UILDER ® 5000 S WITCH M ODULE Q UICK S TART AND R EFERENCE IEC 825, Class 1 LED Device. For connection onl y to Class 1 LED De vices. 6.0 Unpacking Procedure Follow this procedure to unpack a SwitchModule: 1 V erify t hat the Switch Module is the mod el that you order ed by examining the model nu mber on the si de of the shipping carton.
C ORE B UILDER ® 5000 S WIT CH M ODULE Q UICK S TART AND R EFERENCE 5 c The total watts that are available in the hub (f rom step a) must be greater than the total watts that are requir ed by the SwitchModules (f rom step b).
6 C ORE B UILDER ® 5000 S WITCH M ODULE Q UICK S TART AND R EFERENCE 8.0 Basi c Config uration Steps This section uses net work configuration examples to introduce important c oncepts about impl ementing CoreBuilder 5000 SwitchModules in your network.
C ORE B UILDER ® 5000 S WIT CH M ODULE Q UICK S TART AND R EFERENCE 7 The following figure shows t he hub configured with a network management station on the LAN that is attach ed to SwitchModule port 2.
8 C ORE B UILDER ® 5000 S WITCH M ODULE Q UICK S TART AND R EFERENCE 8.4 En abling Commun ication Bet ween Virtua l Bridges Y ou can enable communication between virtual bridges by connecting por ts .
C ORE B UILDER ® 5000 S WIT CH M ODULE Q UICK S TART AND R EFERENCE 9 10.0 Common Front Panel Features This section d escribes front panel features that all SwitchModules have i n common, regar dl ess of technology type and confi guration. The f igure to the right s hows the comm on Switc hModu le fr ont pa nel fea tures .
10 C ORE B UILDER ® 5000 S WITCH M ODULE Q UICK S TART AND R EFERENCE 11.1 LEDs The following table explains the 10BASE-T port status or activity LED blink sequences: Port Stat us or Acti vity LED State Indicate s Green O n Port is enabled and link is OK.
C ORE B UILDER ® 5000 S WIT CH M ODULE Q UICK S TART AND R EFERENCE 11 12.0 Ether net Backp lane SwitchM odule Fr on t Panel Fea tures This section describes the front panel features that are unique to the Et hernet Backplane SwitchModule. See Section 10.
12 C ORE B UILDER ® 5000 S WITCH M ODULE Q UICK S TART AND R EFERENCE 13.0 10BASE-FB/FL SwitchMod ule Fr ont Panel Features This section describes the f ront panel featur es that are unique to the 10BASE-FB/FL SwitchModule.
C ORE B UILDER ® 5000 S WIT CH M ODULE Q UICK S TART AND R EFERENCE 13 14.0 Mixed T echnology SwitchModu le Fr on t Panel Features This se ction de scribe s the Fibe r Dist ributed D ate Inte rface (.
14 C ORE B UILDER ® 5000 S WITCH M ODULE Q UICK S TART AND R EFERENCE 15.0 FDDI SwitchModules Front Pane l Features This section d escribes the FDDI port s and LEDs on the following SwitchModules : ■ 2-Port FDDI SwitchModule ■ 12-Port FDDI Concentrator SwitchModule See Section 10.
15 16. 0 Fas t Ethernet Switc hModul e Fr ont Panel Features This section describes the front panel features that are unique to the Fast Ethernet SwitchModu les. See Section 10.0 for a description of the PacketChannel LED, Module Status LED, and the Reset button.
3Com Corporation L IMITE D W ARRANTY Cor eBuilder ® 5000 SwitchModule H AR DWAR E 3Com warrants to the end user (“Cu stomer”) that this hardw are product will be free from defects in wo rkmanship and mater ials, under n ormal use and service, for one (1) year fr om the date of p urchase from 3Com or its author ized resell er.
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