User Guide for the Catalyst Express 500 Switches, 12.2(25)FY
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Table Of Contents

Numerics - A - B - C - D - E - F - H - I - L - M - N - O - P - R - S - T - U - V - W -

Index

Numerics

10/100/1000 ports

See ports

10/100 ports

See ports

A

access control, customization 3-11

access VLAN 3-15

acoustic noise A-13

AC power, specifications A-11

administrative settings, customization 3-24

Alert LED

features 1-7

using 4-3

Alert Log

features 1-7

using 4-23

Alert Log window

displaying 4-23

using 4-23

altitude, operating 2-9, A-12

assistance, technical B-7

requesting service B-8

SMB Support Assistant

applications B-7

client B-7

portal B-7

automatic-medium-dependent interface crossover

See auto-MDIX

auto-MDIX

default 3-10

features 1-6

setting 3-10

autonegotiation 1-6

duplex mode 3-10

speed 3-10

B

bandwidth used gauge 4-10

bandwidth utilization graph 4-15

basics, networking (link to) xi

benefits

hardware 1-6

introduction 1-1

overview 1-2

software 1-7

brackets

See rack-mounting

browsers, supported 1-11

C

cable guide, attaching 2-10

cabling

10/100/1000 ports A-13

10/100 ports A-13

guidelines A-13

SFP module ports

LC connector A-17

LC patch cables A-15

Cisco-Guest VLAN 3-7, 3-16

Cisco Network Assistant

See Network Assistant

Cisco Redundant Power Supply

see RPS

Cisco-Voice VLAN 3-7, 3-16

configuration file, restore settings 5-5

connector specifications A-16

cryptographic software

SSL 1-8, 2-13

upgrade considerations 5-7

customization

access control 3-11

administrative settings 3-24

date and time settings 3-24

daylight saving time 3-25

default gateway 3-24

EtherChannels 3-18

features 1-8

grouping ports 3-18

host name 3-24

increasing bandwidth 3-18

introduction 3-1

IP address 3-23

IP assignment mode 3-23

IP information 3-21

isolate traffic and users 3-12

management interface (VLAN ID) 3-22

management VLAN 3-22

network settings 3-21

password 3-11

port settings 3-9

remote management settings 3-25

Smartports port roles 3-2

SNMP 3-25

subnet mask 3-23

system date 3-24

system time 3-24

time zone 3-25

VLANs 3-12

D

Dashboard window

displaying 4-8

using 4-8

daylight saving time

customization 3-25

initial setup 2-5

default gateway

customization 3-24

initial setup 2-4

default VLAN 3-7, 3-14

desktop-mounting 2-11

device manager

accessing 2-13

displaying 2-13

features 1-8

using SSL 2-13

DHCP

features 1-7

IP assignment mode 2-3, 3-23

diagnostics

features 1-7

general test 1-7

link test 1-7, 5-2

report 5-3

running 5-2

switch test 5-2

Diagnostics window

displaying 5-3

using 5-3

dimensions, switch A-13

documentation

additional sources B-3, B-8

cisco.com B-3

DVD B-4

feedback B-5

networking basics xi

ordering B-4

related products xiv

switch xiii

dual-purpose uplink ports

See ports

duplex mode

default 3-10

setting 3-10

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol

See DHCP

E

EtherChannels

benefits 3-19

creating 3-20

customization 3-18

deleting 3-20

features 1-8

maximum number supported 3-20

modes

LACP 3-20

Static 3-20

modifying 3-20

overview 3-19

EtherChannels window

displaying 3-20

using 3-21

Express Setup

See initial setup 1-7

Express Setup window

displaying 3-21

using 3-22

F

fan status 4-12

features

device manager GUI 1-8

hardware 1-5

introduction 1-1

management options 1-11

device manager 1-8

Network Assistant 1-12

SNMP 1-13

overview 1-2

software 1-7

supported RPS 1-13

supported SFP modules 1-13

front panel view

features 1-7

using 4-2

full-duplex mode 3-10

H

half-duplex mode 3-10

hardware

benefits 1-6

features 1-5, 1-6

installation 2-5

desktop-mounting 2-11

guidelines 2-9

rack-mounting 2-10

wall-mounting 2-12

warnings 2-6

supported RPS 1-13

supported SFP modules 1-13

host name

customization 3-24

default 2-5

initial setup 2-5

humidity, relative 2-9, A-12

I

IEEE 802.3ad (LACP) mode 3-20

IGMP snooping

changing 3-17

features 1-8, 3-18

initial setup

daylight saving time 2-5

default gateway 2-4

features 1-7

host name 2-5

IP address 2-3

IP assignment mode 2-3

management interface (VLAN ID) 2-2

management VLAN 2-2

network settings 2-2

optional settings 2-5

password 2-4

subnet mask 2-3

system date 2-5

system time 2-5

time zone 2-5

username 2-4

installation

desktop-mounting 2-11

guidelines

cabling 2-9

electrical noise, avoiding 2-9

front panel, clearance 2-9

temperature, humidity, altitude 2-9

initial setup 2-2

rack-mounting 2-10

wall-mounting 2-12

Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) snooping

See IGMP snooping

IP address

customization 3-23

initial setup 2-3

IP assignment mode 2-3, 3-23

IP assignment mode

customization 3-23

default 2-3, 3-23

DHCP 2-3, 3-23

initial setup 2-3

Static 2-3, 3-23

IP information, customization 3-21

L

LACP mode, EtherChannels 3-20

LEDs 1-6

See also port LEDs and system LEDs

LEDs, features 1-6

log

See Alert Log

M

management interface

customization 3-22

initial setup 2-2

management options

device manager 1-8

Network Assistant 1-12

SNMP 1-13

management VLAN 3-15

changing 3-22

customization 3-22

default ID 2-2

default name 2-2

initial setup 2-2

MIBs, supported 3-28

mismatch prevention, Smartports port roles 3-6

models, switch 1-2

recommended assignments (Smartports port roles) 3-5

monitoring

Alert Log 4-23

bandwidth used gauge 4-10

dashboard 4-8

fan status 4-12

features 1-7

front panel 4-2

introduction 4-1

LED legend 4-4

overview 4-2

packet error gauge 4-11

PoE gauge 4-12

port error graph 4-13

port LEDs 4-4, 4-5

port statistics

clear statistics 4-19

overview 4-18

overview detail tab 4-19

receive detail tab 4-21

transmit detail tab 4-20

why use 4-18

port status

field descriptions 4-17

overview 4-17

why use 4-17

port utilization graph 4-13

status field 4-7

switch information 4-9

switch status 4-2

system LEDs 4-3, 4-6

temperature status 4-13

trends

bandwidth utilization 4-15

overview 4-14

packet error 4-16

per-port utilization and per-port error 4-16

PoE utilization 4-16

why use 4-14

mounting

desktop-mounting 2-11

rack-mounting 2-10

wall-mounting 2-12

mounting brackets

See rack-mounting

N

native VLAN 3-15

Network Assistant, features 1-12

networking basics, link to xi

network settings

customization 3-21

initial setup 2-2

O

operating systems, supported 1-11

optional settings

customization 3-24

initial setup 2-5

P

packet error gauge 4-11

packet error graph

monitoring 4-16

password

customization 3-11

features 1-8

initial setup 2-4

recovery 5-8

per-port error graph 4-16

per-port utilization graph 4-16

PoE

benefits 1-4

features 1-4, 1-6

setting 3-11

specifications A-12

PoE gauge 4-12

PoE graph 4-16

PoE ports

See PoE and ports

pop-up blockers 1-11

port error graph 4-13

port LEDs 4-4, 4-5

port roles

See Smartports port roles

ports

10/100

cable lengths A-13

connecting to 1-6

described 1-6

pinouts A-16

recommended cables 1-6

10/100/1000

cable lengths A-13

connecting to 1-6

described 1-6

pinouts A-17

recommended cables 1-6

PoE

specifications A-12

port settings

auto-MDIX 3-10

customization 3-9

description 3-10

descriptions of 3-10

duplex mode 3-10

enable/disable 3-10

default 3-10

PoE 3-11

default 3-11

See also ports 3-9

speed 3-10

default 3-10

Port Settings window

displaying 3-9

using 3-9

port statistics

clearing 4-19

monitoring 4-18

overview tab 4-19

receive detail tab 4-21

transmit detail tab 4-20

why use 4-18

Port Statistics window

displaying 4-18

using 4-18

port status

field descriptions 4-17

monitoring 4-17

why use 4-17

Port Status window

displaying 4-17

using 4-17

port utilization graph 4-13

Power over Ethernet

See PoE

proxy settings 1-11

R

rack-mounting

attaching brackets 2-10

cable guide, attaching 2-10

procedure 2-10

recommended assignments, Smartports port roles 3-5

requirements, system 1-10

hardware 1-11

software 1-11

reset switch 5-4

Restart / Reset window

displaying 5-4

using 5-4

restart switch 5-4

restore settings 5-5

RPS

features 1-6

supported 1-13

S

safety warnings 2-6

secured sessions

See SSL

Secure Socket Layer

See SSL

security

reporting problems B-6

vulnerability policy B-5

security slots, features 1-6

server priorities

changing 3-8

default 3-8

description of 3-8

Setup button 4-3

features 1-6

password recovery 5-8

software recovery 5-9

SFP module ports

LC connector A-17

LC patch cables A-15

SFP modules

features 1-6

supported 1-13

Simple Network Management Protocol

See SNMP

small form-factor pluggable modules

See SFP modules

Smartports Customize window

displaying 3-8

using 3-8

Smartports port roles

applying 3-6

changing server priorities 3-8

changing VLAN memberships 3-7

Cisco-Guest VLAN 3-7

Cisco-Voice VLAN 3-7

customization 3-7

optimize ports 3-2

definitions 3-3

features 1-8

mismatch prevention 3-6

overview 3-2

recommended assignments 3-5

Smartports window

displaying 3-6

using 3-5

SMB Support Assistant

applications B-7

client B-7

portal B-7

SNMP

benefits 3-25

configuring 3-26

customization 3-25

default 3-26

features 1-8, 1-13

MIBs supported 3-28

overview 3-25

SNMP window

displaying 3-27

using 3-27

software features

customization

access control 3-11

administrative settings 3-24

EtherChannels 3-18

IP information 3-21

overview 3-1

password 3-11

port settings 3-9

Smartports port roles 3-2

SNMP 3-25

VLANs 3-12

monitoring 4-1

troubleshooting

diagnostics 5-2

overview 5-1

password recovery 5-8

restart/reset 5-4

software recovery 5-9

software upgrade 5-5

software recovery 5-9

Software Recovery window

displaying 5-9

using 5-10

software upgrade

cryptographic considerations 5-7

troubleshooting 5-7

Software Upgrade window

displaying 5-5

using 5-6

Spanning Tree Protocol

See STP

specifications A-11

speed, setting 3-10

SSL

features 1-8

using with device manager 2-13

stacking switches 2-11

Static mode, EtherChannels 3-20

STP

changing 3-17

features 1-8, 3-17

subnet mask

customization 3-23

default 2-3

initial setup 2-3

system date

customization 3-24

initial setup 2-5

system LEDs 4-3, 4-6

system requirements 1-10

hardware 1-11

software 1-11

system time

customization 3-24

initial setup 2-5

T

technical assistance

obtaining B-7

requesting service B-8

SMB Support Assistant

applications B-7

client B-7

portal B-7

technical specifications A-11

temperature

operating 2-9, A-11, A-12

status 4-13

time zone

customization 3-25

initial setup 2-5

trends

bandwidth utilization graph 4-15

overview 4-14

packet error graph 4-16

per-port error graph 4-16

per-port utilization graph 4-16

PoE utilization 4-16

why use 4-14

Trends window

displaying 4-14

using 4-14

troubleshooting

diagnostics 5-2

features 1-7

introduction 5-1

link diagnostics 1-7

password recovery 5-8

restart/reset 5-4

software recovery 5-9

software upgrade 5-5

switch diagnostics 1-7

U

upgrade software 5-5

uplink ports

See ports

username

customization 3-11

initial setup 2-4

Users and Passwords window

displaying 3-11

using 3-12

V

View list 4-3

VLAN memberships

changing 3-7

Cisco-Guest VLAN 3-7

Cisco-Voice VLAN 3-7

prerequisite 3-7

VLANs

access VLAN 3-15

advanced settings 3-17

benefits 3-12

Cisco-Guest 3-7, 3-16

Cisco-Voice 3-7, 3-16

creating 3-16

customization 3-12

default VLAN 3-14

deleting 3-16

features 1-8

grouping different users 3-14

isolating traffic 3-14

management VLAN 3-15

maximum number supported 3-16

modifying 3-16

native VLAN 3-15

overview 3-12

special VLANs 3-16

types of 3-14

VLANs Advanced window 3-18

displaying 3-18

using 3-18

VLANs window

displaying 3-17

using 3-17

W

wall-mounting, procedure 2-12

warnings

defined 2-6

installation 2-6

weight, switch A-12