User Guide Summary

The manual was written in by 3Com. The language is listed as follows: User Guide English. The manual is applied to the following one product model as follows: CoreBuilder 5000. The manual was created in Portable Document Format, called as PDF manual. The PDF document file with the name of 10012821.pdf has 218 pages with the file size of 2371107. The digital document is original with no watermarks.

User Guide Information

Brand:3Com
Category: Network
Model:CoreBuilder 5000
Type:User Guide
Language:English English Manual
File info:PDF / 2.3 Mb / 218 pages
Support:

PDF File Preview

PDF File Information

Title: CB5000 Distributed Management Module User Guide
Subject: 10012821
Author: Tech Pubs MSD
Creator: FrameMaker 5.5.6p145
Producer: Acrobat Distiller 3.02
CreationDate: Mon Nov 1 14:14:07 1999
ModDate: Mon Nov 1 14:31:30 1999
Tagged: no
Pages: 218
Encrypted: no
Page size: 612 x 791 pts
File size: 2371107 bytes
Optimized: no
PDF version: 1.2

PDF Bookmark and List of Contents

  • Contents

  • Figures

  • Tables

  • About This Guide

  • Introduction

  • Audience

  • How to Use This Guide

  • Conventions

  • Related Documents

    • 3Com Documents
    • Reference Documents
  • Introduction

  • DMM Overview

  • CoreBuilder5000 Distributed Hub Management

    • CoreBuilder5000 Management System Components
    • Ethernet Network Monitor Card Description
    • Advanced Ethernet Network Monitor Card Description
    • Token Ring Network Monitor Card Description
    • Example DMM Application
  • Network Management Functions

  • Designing a Management System

  • Understanding CoreBuilder5000 Management Architecture

    • Management Architecture Components
    • Management Architecture Options
  • Understanding CoreBuilder5000 Management Functions

  • Using Multiple DMMs for Fault Tolerance

  • Network Monitoring Options Using DMM

    • Levels of Monitoring
      • Using One NMC for Multiple Networks
      • Using One NMC per Network
    • Incorporating N+1 NMCs for Fault-Tolerance
    • ONline System Concentrator Management Modules in a CoreBuilder5000 Hub
  • Unpacking and Installing the Module

  • Precautionary Procedures

  • Unpacking Procedures

  • Preinstallation Procedures

    • Switching the Auxiliary Port to RS-423 Mode
    • Installing an Ethernet Network Monitor Card
    • Installing an Advanced ENMC
    • Installing a Token Ring NMC
  • Installing the DMM or DMM-EC Modules

    • Hot Swapping
    • Installing the DMM
    • Verifying Operation
  • Using the Module Front Panel

    • DMM-EC and DMM Front Panel Components
    • A/DMM Controller Module Front Panel Components
    • Module Status LED
    • Character Display and Display Button
    • DMM Reset Button
    • Ethernet Network LEDs
    • RS-232 Console and Auxiliary Ports
      • Connecting to a Terminal or Modem
      • Using a Modem
  • Configuring the DMM

  • Quick Reference for Configuring the DMM

  • Configuring the Terminal

    • Configuring the Terminal to Default Settings
    • Changing the Terminal Configuration
    • Customizing Terminal Settings
      • Setting Terminal Hangup
      • Setting Terminal Prompt
      • Setting Terminal Timeout Value
      • Setting Terminal Type
      • Setting the Console or Auxiliary Port for SLIP Operation
  • Configuring User Logins

    • User Access Levels
    • User Login Functions
      • Login Limitations
      • Super User Access
    • Adding New Users
    • Showing Current Users
    • Clearing Login Names
  • Configuring the DMM

    • Configuring the Internal Clock
    • Configuring the DMM Device
      • Assigning the DMM a Name
      • Setting Device Diagnostics
      • Assigning a Contact Name and Location
  • Configuring the TR-NMC

    • Selecting Early Token Release Mode
    • Setting External Wrap Mode
    • Setting Internal Wrap Mode
    • Entering a Locally Administered MAC Address
    • Selecting the MAC Address Type
    • Selecting Monitor Contention Mode
    • Including Routing Information in ARP Request Frames
  • Setting SNMP Values

    • Interaction Between DMM and SNMP
    • Obtaining More Information on SNMP
    • Setting Up IP Connectivity
      • Setting a Subnet Mask
      • Assigning an IP Address to the DMM
      • Defining a Default Gateway for Each Network
      • Selecting the Active Default Gateway
      • Showing and Saving IP Settings
    • Creating a Community Table
    • Configuring the Alert Setting
    • Enabling Trap Receive
  • Making In-band Connections

  • Setting Up Network Monitoring

    • Monitoring Multiple Networks Simultaneously
    • Setting Up Redundant Network Monitor Cards
    • Enabling DLM Mode on an A-ENMC
  • Saving Configuration Values

  • Logging Out

  • Adding a Second DMM for Fault Tolerance

    • DMM Mastership Priority
    • DMM Mastership Elections
  • Using the DMM for Network Administration

  • Using Telnet to Manage DMM Remotely

  • Using DMM Telnet to Log In to Remote Devices

    • Logging In to a Remote Device
    • Logging Out from a Remote Device
  • Setting Up SNMP Access

  • Configuring Networks Using the DMM

    • Allocating Backplane Resources
      • Backplane Path Description
      • Backplane Path Example
      • Network Backplane Restrictions
    • Configuring CoreBuilder5000 Token Ring Networks
      • Enabling Beacon Recovery
      • Setting Network Mode (Backplane or Isolated)
      • Selecting a Network Ring Speed
      • Enabling Mismatch Resolution
    • Configuring Modules
      • Configure Modules
      • Assign Module Networks
    • Configuring Ports
      • Setting Port Mode
      • Setting Up Port Redundancy
      • Using Port Groups
    • Using Token Ring Port Fan-Out Mode
    • Configuring Trunks
      • Enabling and Disabling Trunks
      • Selecting a Trunk Network
      • Setting Trunk Compatibility Mode
    • Controlling the ATM Switch/Control Module
      • Configuring the Module IP Default Gateway
      • Configuring the Module ATM Port
      • Setting the Port IP Address
      • Setting the Port IP Subnet Mask
  • Configuring Token Ring MAC-Address-to-Port Security

    • MAC-Address-to-Port Security Overview
    • Implementing MAC-Address-to-Port Security
    • Using the Autolearning Feature
      • Autolearning Feature Overview
      • Implementing the Autolearning Feature
      • Configuring the Autolearning Mask
      • Downloading the Autolearning Database
      • Showing Learned Addresses
      • Clearing the MAC Address Table
      • Clearing the Autolearning Database
      • Defining a MAC Address Manually
  • Using Ethernet Private Line Card Features

  • Preconfiguring (Staging) New Modules

    • Staging Overview
    • Understanding Staging
      • Staging in a DMM-Managed Hub
      • Staging in an Unmanaged Hub
  • Writing and Scheduling Command Scripts

    • Writing Command Scripts
      • Required Login Privileges
      • Available DMM Commands
      • Maximum Number of Scripts
      • Maximum Script Length
      • Placing Comments in Scripts
      • Calling Other Scripts
      • Using Script Recursion
      • Using the SET ALERT SCRIPT Command
      • Using the RUN SCRIPT Command
      • Using the SHOW SCRIPT Command
    • Downloading ASCII Script Files
      • Script File Header
      • Downloading the Script File
    • Scheduling Command Scripts
      • Including Port Groups in Schedules
      • Scheduling Examples
  • Saving and Reverting Configuration Values

    • Saving Configuration Values
      • Saving Module Settings
      • Saving All DMM Settings
    • Reverting Configuration Values
      • Reverting All Configuration Values
  • Uploading and Downloading DMM Configuration Files

    • Overview
    • Upgrading to Later Versions of Software
    • Uploading a DMM Configuration
    • Downloading a DMM Configuration
  • Determining Hub Configuration Using the SHOW Commands

    • Showing Hub Inventory
    • Showing Device (Master DMM) Information
    • Showing Module Information
      • Displaying A-ENMC Module Information
    • Showing Port Information
    • Showing ATM Switch/Control and Port Configurations
    • Showing Hub Information
    • Showing Network Resource Allocation
    • Showing Trap and Event Logs
  • Understanding Alerts

    • Using Alert Commands
      • SET ALERT Command
      • SET ALERT Trap Options
      • SET ALERT Example
    • Filtering Unwanted Port Up/Port Down Alerts
  • Using BOOTP

  • BOOTP Overview

    • BOOTP Description
    • BOOTP Servers
    • Uses for BOOTP
  • BOOTP Configuration Process

    • BOOTP Process Initiation
    • BOOTP Requests and Responses
  • Using BOOTP

    • Preparing the Configuration File
    • Setting BOOTP Power-up Mode
    • Setting the BOOTP Server IP Address
    • Selecting the BOOTP Module
    • Running BOOTP from the Command Line
    • Showing the BOOTP Configuration
    • Clearing the BOOTP Result
  • Sample BOOTPtab File

  • BOOTP Theory of Operation

    • BOOTP on a DMM Using Default Parameters
    • BOOTP on a DMM Using Configured Parameters
    • Successful BOOTP Requests
  • Connecting to an Unconfigured Hub Using BOOTP

  • Using Power Management

  • Power Management Overview

  • Turning Slot Power On and Off

  • Setting Up Fault-Tolerant Power

  • Setting Power Class

  • Entering Power Information

  • Showing Power Settings

  • Using Power Management with ONline System Concentrator Modules

    • Power Management Overview
    • Verifying Power Availability
  • Using the DMM for Network Analysis

  • Available Statistics Groups Overview

    • Understanding Remote Monitoring
      • RMON MIB
      • Token Ring Extensions to the RMON MIB
    • Understanding IEEE 802.3 Ethernet MIB
    • Understanding IEEE 802.5 Token Ring MIB
    • Understanding MIB II
  • Enabling, Disabling, and Showing Statistics Groups

    • Understanding RMON Control and Data Tables
      • Control Table Description
  • Enabling and Showing Basic Ethernet and Token Ring Statistics

    • Using Basic Ethernet Statistics
    • Using Basic Token Ring Statistics
  • Enabling, Disabling, and Showing Ethernet RMON Groups

    • Enabling the ENMC RMON Probe Mode
    • Using the Ethernet Host Group
      • Activating the Host Group
      • Removing the Host Group
      • Showing the Host Group
    • Using the Matrix Table
      • Understanding the Matrix Table
      • Activating the Matrix Table
      • Removing the Matrix Table
      • Showing the Matrix Table
    • Using Report Generation
      • Understanding Report Generation
      • Using the History Report
      • Activating the History Group
      • Removing the History Group
      • Showing the History Group
      • Using the Host TopN Report
      • Activating the Host TopN Group
      • Clearing the Host TopN Group
      • Showing the Host TopN Group
  • Enabling RMON Event Management (Events and Alarms)

    • Understanding Thresholds
      • Overview of Thresholds
      • Crossing Thresholds
      • Uses for Thresholds
    • Setting Up Events and Alarms
      • Creating an Event
      • Removing an Event
      • Showing Events
      • Creating an Alarm
      • Removing an Alarm
      • Showing Alarm Control Table Entries
      • Setting Up an Alarm and Associated Events
  • Enabling, Disabling, and Showing Token Ring RMON Groups

    • Enabling Token Ring RMON
    • Enabling Individual Statistics Groups
      • Using Host Statistics
      • Using MAC Layer Statistics
      • Using Promiscuous Statistics
      • Using Ring Station Statistics
      • Using Source Routing Statistics
  • Monitoring Networks Using SHOW COUNTER and MONITOR Commands

    • Using the SHOW COUNTER Command
    • Using the MONITOR Command
  • SwitchModule Monitoring Support

  • Triggering Scripts from RMON Events (Autoscript)

    • Setting a Script to Trigger
    • Displaying the Script Event List
  • Using the Token Ring Surrogate

  • Understanding the Surrogate Group

  • Understanding REM and CRS

    • Ring Error Monitor (REM)
    • Configuration Report Server (CRS)
  • Enabling, Disabling, and Showing the TR Surrogate

    • Enabling the Surrogate Function
    • Showing the Surrogate Status
    • Using the REM Function
      • Enabling the REM Function
      • REM Use Considerations
      • Showing the REM Status Table
      • Showing REM Soft Error Statistics
      • Showing the REM Isolating Table
      • Showing the REM Last Received Beacon Data Table
      • Showing the REM Last Received Soft Error Table
      • Showing the REM Non-Isolating Threshold Exceeded Table
      • Showing the REM Error MAC Frame Table
    • Using the CRS Function
      • Enabling CRS
      • Showing CRS Status
      • Setting CRS Station Values
      • Showing CRS Station Values
  • Troubleshooting REM and CRS Functions

  • Interpreting Network Statistics

  • Interpreting Ethernet Statistics

    • Understanding Ethernet Statistics Terminology
    • Interpreting Ethernet Network Statistics
      • Benchmarking Network Statistics
      • Understanding Common Error Types
    • Interpreting Ethernet RMON Statistics
  • Interpreting Token Ring Statistics

    • Soft Errors
    • Hard Errors
    • Insertions
    • Token Ring RMON Host Statistics
    • Token Ring RMON MAC Layer Statistics
    • Token Ring RMON Promiscuous Statistics
    • Token Ring RMON Ring Station Statistics
    • Token Ring RMON Source Routing Statistics
  • Downloading Software to CoreBuilder5000 Modules

  • Download Requirements

    • TFTP Server
    • Latest CoreBuilder 5000 Management Products Release Notes
    • IBM PC/AT or Compatible PC
  • Downloading Software In-band

    • Preparing for the In-Band Software Download
    • Performing the In-Band Software Download
      • In-band Download Example
  • Downloading Software Out-of-Band

    • Preparing for the Out-of-Band Software Download
    • Connecting the PC to the DMM
    • Downloading Software Out-of-Band Using XModem
      • Out-of-Band Download Example
  • TR-NMC Chipset Download

    • TR-NMC Chipset Download Example
  • Standby DMM Download Instructions

    • Standby DMM Download Example
  • Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) Snooping

  • Overview

  • CoreBuilder 5000 Support

  • Locating Multicast Routers in the Network

  • No Multicast Routers on the Network

  • Enabling IGMP Snooping on CoreBuilder 5000 SwitchModules

  • Troubleshooting the DMM

  • Interpreting LEDs

  • Troubleshooting Power-up Problems

  • Troubleshooting Download Problems

  • Troubleshooting the Terminal Interface

  • Understanding DMM/NMC Network Impact

  • Interpreting DMM Trap Messages

  • Troubleshooting TR-NMC Receiver Congestion

  • Obtaining Technical Assistance

  • Specifications

  • DMM Specifications

    • General Specifications for DMM and DMM-EC
    • General Specifications for A/DMM
    • Power Specifications
    • Environmental Specifications
    • Mechanical Specifications
  • ENMC Technical Specifications

    • General Specifications
    • Power Specifications
    • Environmental Specifications
    • Mechanical Specifications
  • A-ENMC Technical Specifications

    • General Specifications
    • Power Specifications
    • Environmental
    • Mechanical
  • TR-NMC Technical Specifications

    • General Specifications
    • Power Specifications
    • Environmental Specifications
    • Mechanical Specifications
  • Expansion Memory

  • Model Numbers for Expansion Memory Cards

  • Installing Expansion Memory

    • Adding Additional Memory to the A-ENMC
  • Technical Support

  • Online Technical Services

    • World Wide Web Site
    • 3Com Knowledgebase Web Services
    • 3Com FTP Site
    • 3Com Bulletin Board Service
      • Access by Analog Modem
      • Access by Digital Modem
    • 3Com Facts Automated Fax Service
  • Support from Your Network Supplier

  • Support from 3Com

  • Returning Products forRepair

  • Index

  • 3Com Corporation Limited Warranty