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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 513_4.pdf has 114 pages with the file size of 2153346. The digital document is original with no watermarks.

User Guide Information

Category: Network
Model:CoreBuilder 5000
Type:User Guide
Language:English English Manual
File info:PDF / 2.1 Mb / 114 pages

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Title: CoreBuilder 5000 Token Ring Media Modules User Guide
Subject: Document Number 17-00513-4
Keywords: CoreBuilder, Token Ring, 3Com, Active, Mapping, Backbone, Collapsed, Ring, Beacon, Recovery, Lobe, Dip Switch, Fiber, Jitter, Trunk, Media, Medium Interface Connector, MIC, NMC, Network Monitor Card, Passive, PLL, Phase-Locked Loop, Ring In, Ring Out
Creator: FrameMaker 5.1P2a
Producer: Acrobat Distiller 3.0 for Windows
CreationDate: Thu May 8 13:07:34 1997
ModDate: Thu May 8 17:16:08 1997
Tagged: no
Pages: 114
Encrypted: yes (print:yes copy:yes change:no addNotes:no)
Page size: 540 x 648 pts
File size: 2153346 bytes
Optimized: yes
PDF version: 1.2

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  • Contents

  • Figures

  • Tables

  • How to Use This Guide

    • Audience
    • Structure of This Guide
    • Document Conventions
    • Related Documents
      • 3Com Documents
      • Reference Documents
  • Introduction

    • CoreBuilder 5000 Token Ring Module Features
      • Port Switching
      • Module Switching
      • Automatic Ring Speed Detection
      • Active Port Retiming and Jitter Reduction
        • Reducing Internal (CoreBuilder 5000) Jitter
        • Reducing External (Non-CoreBuilder 5000) Jitter
      • Automatic Beacon Recovery
      • Address-to-Port Mapping
    • CoreBuilder 5000 Token Ring Modules
      • Active Per-Port Switching Media Module (6218M-ATPP...
      • Active Per-Module Switching Media Module (6218M-AT...
        • Ring Mapping on the APM When Trunks Are Configured...
      • Passive Media Module (6220M-TP)
      • Dual Fiber Repeater Module (6210M-DFR)
      • Jitter Attenuator Card (6200D-JA)
    • Where to Go From Here
  • Designing and Expanding the Network

    • Building a CoreBuilder 5000 Token Ring Network
      • Additional Configuration Information
    • Determining the Maximum Number of Stations on a Ri...
    • Selecting Appropriate Cable Lengths
      • Calculating Cable Lengths (Copper Wiring)
        • Additional Cable and Lobe Length Recommendations
        • Maximum Attenuation
        • Signal to NEXT Ratio
        • Transmitter Variation
        • Temperature
      • Cabling Standards
      • 3Com Lobe Cable Length Recommendations
      • Lobe Cabling Requirements
        • STP Lobe Cables
        • UTP/Levels 3, 4, and 5 Lobe Cables
        • 120 ohm (Screened Twisted Pair) Lobe Cables
        • Connection Hardware
      • 3Com Trunk Cable Recommendations
        • Copper Trunk Cables
        • Fiber Trunk Cables
      • Determining Fiber Cable Lengths Using Alternate Fi...
    • Using Media Filters
    • Configuration Examples
      • Traditional Backbone Ring
      • Collapsed Backbone Configuration
        • Ring 1 Description
        • Ring 2 Description
        • Ring 3 Description
        • Devices Internetworked in the Master Hub
      • Single Extended Ring Configuration
    • Where to Go From Here
  • Installing the Module

    • Precautionary Procedures
    • Quick Installation
    • Unpacking Procedures
    • Module Overview
      • Using Network Monitor Cards
    • Setting the DIP Switches
    • Setting the Lobe/Trunk Jumper (6218M-ATPP and 6218...
    • Installing Optional Daughter Cards
      • Installing a Token Ring Network Monitor Card
      • Installing a Token Ring Jitter Attenuator Card
    • Installing the Module
      • Copper Lobe Port Connections
      • Copper Ring-In/Ring-Out Trunk Connections
      • Fiber Ring-In/Ring-Out Connections
    • Where to Go From Here
  • Configuring the Module

    • Configuration Overview
    • Before You Begin
    • Configuring the Modules
      • Setting Network Ring Speed
      • Selecting a Network
        • Assigning Modules
        • Assigning Ports
      • Enabling Ports
      • Enabling Beacon Recovery
      • Setting Beacon Threshold
      • Enabling Static Ring Switching
      • Enabling Mismatch Resolution (Passive and Active P...
      • Moving Rings from Module-Level to Hub-Level
      • Setting Port Alert Filters
      • Enabling Speed Detect (Passive Module Only)
      • Setting Module Speed Threshold (Passive Module Onl...
    • Configuring Trunks
      • Trunk Enable
      • Trunk Network Selection
      • Trunk Compatibility Mode
    • Saving the Configuration
    • Showing Module Configurations
      • Using the Show Module Command
      • Using the Show Port Command
    • Monitoring the Front Panel
    • LED and Network Verification
      • Using the CoreBuilder 5000 Controller Module to Ve...
      • Using the DMM to Verify Network Connections
    • Where to Go From Here
  • Troubleshooting

    • General Troubleshooting Tips
    • Troubleshooting Using the Status LEDs
      • Troubleshooting Using the Module Status LED
      • Troubleshooting Using the Port Status LEDs
    • Troubleshooting Ring Problems
      • Problems Adding a New Station to an Operating Ring...
      • Intermittent Errors on an Operating Ring
      • Ring Failures
    • Trunk Interoperability Problems
    • Technical Assistance
    • Where to Go From Here
  • Specifications

    • Token Ring Active Per-Port Switching Media Module ...
    • Token Ring Active Per-Module Switching Media Modul...
    • Token Ring Dual Fiber Repeater Module Specificatio...
    • Token Ring Passive Media Module Specifications
    • Token Ring Jitter Attenuator Card Specifications
    • Twisted Pair (Copper) Connector Pinouts
    • Active Per-Port and Active Per-Module Media Module...
  • Technical Support

    • Online Technical Services
      • World Wide Web Site
      • 3Com Bulletin Board Service
        • Access by Analog Modem
        • Access by Digital Modem
      • 3ComFacts Automated Fax Service
      • 3ComForum on CompuServe Online Service
    • Support From Your Network Supplier
    • Support From 3Com Corporation
    • Returning Products for Repair
    • Accessing the 3ComMIB
    • Contacting 3Com Technical Publications
  • Index

  • 3Com Corporation Limited Warranty