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3Com S2900-CMW520-R1101P09 Usage Guidelines

Keywords: S2900, resolved problems, usage guideline Abstract: This document describes S2900 with respect to version information, open problems and workarounds, unsolved and resolved problems, software usage and upgrading guidelines. Abbreviations: Abbreviations VLAN LACP Full spelling Virtual LAN access network Link Aggregation control protocol

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Table of Contents
1 Version information .......................................................................................................................3 1.1 Version Number .....................................................................................................................3 1.2 Chronological List of Version .................................................................................................3 1.3 Release Reason ....................................................................................................................3 2 Version Usage Limitations and Important Notes ........................................................................3 2.1 Usage Limitations ..................................................................................................................3 2.2 Supported Web Browsers ......................................................................................................4 3 Unresolved Problems and Avoidance Measures ........................................................................4 4 List of Solved Problems ................................................................................................................5 4.1 Resolved Problems in V5.20 Release 1101P09 ....................................................................5 4.2 Resolved Problems in V5.20 Release 1101P07 ....................................................................5 4.3 Resolved Problems in V5.20 Release 1101P06 ....................................................................5 4.4 Resolved Problems in V5.20 Release 1101P05 ....................................................................7 4.5 Resolved Problems in V5.20 Release 1101P02 ................................................................. 10 4.6 Resolved Problems in V5.20 RELEASE 1101 .................................................................... 10 4.7 Resolved Problems in V5.20 ESS 1101 ............................................................................. 11 5 Software Upgrading Guideline ................................................................................................... 11

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1 Version information
1.1 Version Number
Version number (outer): V5.20 Release 1101P09 Version number (inner): V100R002B03D007

1.2 Chronological List of Version


Table 1 Version Information Table Version number(inner) V100R002B03D 007 V100R002B03D 005 V100R001B03D 002SP03 V100R001B03D 002 V100R001B02D 005SP05 V100R001B02D 005SP03 V100R001B02D 003SP02 Version Number(outer) V5.20 Release 1101P09 V5.20 Release 1101P07 V5.20 Release 1101P06 V5.20 Release 1101P05 V5.20 RELEASE 1101P02 V5.20 RELEASE 1101 V5.20 ESS 1101 Based Version Number V100R001B03D 005 V100R001B03D 002SP03 V100R001B03D 002 V100R001B02D 005SP05 V100R001B02D 005SP03 V100R001B02D 003SP02 None Release Date 2010-03-26 2009-12-09 2009-11-18 2009-08-25 2009-08-20 2009-06-23 Remark None. None. None. None. None. Manufacture version. First release.

2009-05-12

1.3 Release Reason


Manufacture.

2 Version Usage Limitations and Important Notes


2.1 Usage Limitations

Please avoid powering off the device when executing commands like "save" which writes something to flash.

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The device does not show multicast MAC addresses learned on a port by the port index. A VCT test performed on a linked-up port cannot detect the length of the connected cable. The LED indicators of SFP ports will flash only when packets are being received; the LED keeps solid when sending packets. For 2952-SFP which hardware version is REV.A, the release older than V5.20 Release R1101P09 is forbidden, and the BootRom older than 119 is forbidden. Using the summary command the hardware version can be showed. And the hardware version also can be showed in the WEB -> Summary -> System Information page.

2.2 Supported Web Browsers


Microsoft IE 6.0 SP02 and newer Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3 and newer

3 Unresolved Problems and Avoidance Measures


1. LSD44945

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101P06 Description: In following illustration network, all 2900s and the PC are in the same sub-network. MSTP is configured to avoid loop and all 2900 belong to instance 0. Shutdown G1/0/49 of the Root Bridge (2900_2 in this illustration) and at the same time Ping 2900_1 from PC, the ping will break off for about 30s. Avoidance: Configure stp no-agreement-check in those inter-connecting ports.
g1/0/11 2900_5 g1/0/50 g1/0/11 2900_1 I P: 172. 20. 15. 21 g1/0/15

g1/0/1 Alternate port


2900_4

g1/0/49 2900_2 (R oot Br i dge) g1/0/5 g1/0/1 g1/0/3 2900_3 I P: 172. 20. 15. 19

g1/0/15

g1/0/1

pc

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4 List of Solved Problems


4.1 Resolved Problems in V5.20 Release 1101P09
1. LSD46967

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101 Condition: Send the echo requests which TTL value is 1 to the device. Description: There is no responds from the device.

4.2 Resolved Problems in V5.20 Release 1101P07


1. LSD44350

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101P06 Condition: First, on web page, select Network > IPv4 Routing > Remove, delete the default routing, then execute the summary command from the CLI, the Default gateway is still displayed. Then configure the IP address and the default gateway which is same as the foregoing gateway by the ipsetup command from the CLI. Description: The reconfigured default gateway is not functional.

2. LSD44372

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101P06 Condition: Configure a VLAN interface and navigate to Network > VLAN Interface > Summary page. Description: The content of VLAN interface table is not aligned to the table heading.

4.3 Resolved Problems in V5.20 Release 1101P06


1. LSD41531

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101 Condition: View the MAC-Port Binding Management tab of the Address Binding Management Module by the iMC PLAT version 3.20-R2602P06. Description: Only the first page of the MAC address list could be showed in, and any try to the other pages will cause the reading fail information.

2. LSD41944

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101 Condition: When the Statistic value of the RMON Statistics is larger than 0xffffffff. Description: The Statistic value is not precision.
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3. LSD42053

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101 Condition: Setting the VLAN description string more than 18 characters, on web page, select Network > VLAN from the navigation tree. Description: The Select VLAN tab is displayed. In VLAN summary, a character is lost at the word wrap of the corresponding Description item.

4. LSD41910

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101 Condition: 20 percent traffic into one interface, Create an entry in the RMON statistics table on the interface, Create five entries in the RMON history control table on the interface. Description: Display RMON history control entry and history sampling information. The packets sampling information of five entries are almost the same. But the octets and the utilization sampling information differ.

5. LSD43124

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101P05 Condition: On web page, select Device > User > Modify. To change the password on the default user "admin", there are on 2 service-type options, FTP and Telnet. If a user selects either option, the default existing servicetypes (SSH, Telnet, Terminal) will be overwritten with either FTP or Telnet. Description: Console access denied.

6. LSD43577

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101P05 Condition: When configure the default gateway from the CLI, access the webui and save the configuration, then reboot the switch from the CLI, access the console and execute the summary command. Description: The defined default gateway will not be displayed.

7. LSD42547

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101P05 Condition: Windows Internet Explorer 7 or Windows Internet Explorer 8. On web page, Select PoE > PoE from the navigation tree and click the PSE Setup tab. Description: The PSE Setup web page will not be displayed.

8. LSD43694

First Found in Version: Condition: Connect to other switches via the SFP ports.
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Description: Need to force the speed and duplex to 1000 FULL on both ends for it to connect and pass traffic.

9. LSD43502

First Found in Version: Condition: Update the Boot ROM program by the upgrade command with a invalid Boot ROM file. Description: The switch maybe prints exceptions and reboot.

4.4 Resolved Problems in V5.20 Release 1101P05


1. LSD39906

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101 Condition: On web page, select Device > SNMP from the navigation tree, and enter the User tab. Description: The link of the group of an exiting SNMP user is unusable.

2. LSD40358

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101 Condition: On Mozilla Firefox web page, select QoS > Classifier > Setup, in the ACL edit box. Description: The list box is unusable.

3. LSD40358

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101 Condition: On web page, select QOS > Behavior > Port Setup, select a Behavior, click the check box Redirect, select disable, click the apply button with none port selected. Description: A blank dialog box appears.

4. LSD40571

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101 Condition: The configuration of enabling port-isolate on link aggregation group can only be applied to link aggregation interface, not to each member port at the same time. Description: This will bring on link aggregation group down.

5. LSD40570

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101 Condition: On web page, the Advanced Configuration Max Mac Count in the Device > Port Management > Setup web page cant be apply to link aggregation group.
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Description: This will cause the invalid of the max Mac limit on aggregation group, or prevent the aggregations member port which has been configured the max Mac limit from becoming a selected port.

6. LSD40674

First Found in Version: CMW520-E1101 Condition: Setting binding MAC address on the MAC-Port Binding Management tab of the iMC Platforms DM component. Description: The operation will fail.

7. LSD40370

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101 Condition: Shut down one port and running virtual-cable-test on this port. Description: The switch becomes no response and not operational for a long period.

8. LSD40717

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101 Condition: Reboot the switch using iMC DM. Description: The switch prints exceptions and reboot.

9. ZDD02171

First Found in Version: CMW520-E1101 Condition: Switch work as Telnet client or server. Input non-english character after login. Description: Possible unexpected logout.

10. LSD40758

First Found in Version: CMW520-E1101 Condition: Setting the redirect rule under the port by the iMC-QoSM component, and then viewing the configuration through the Web page. Description: The content of the Redirect destination has a VLAN configuration which is useless. As follows.

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11. LSD41365

First Found in Version: CMW520-E1101 Condition: Browsing pages such as QoS through Firefox version 3.5.1 Description: The page is not handsome due to a flaw of frames.

12. LSD41523

First Found in Version: CMW520-E1101 Condition: Adding Link-Aggregation interface on iMC Description: The link aggregation ID for Link-Aggregation interface beyond its supported range can be added also.

13. LSD40823

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101 Condition: On web page, select Authentication > PKI > Entity > Add, Input Entity Name, Common Name and ip address 1.2.3.4, Press Apply button. Description: The column of ip address display 4.3.2.1.

14. LSD41325

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101 Condition: Only default domain system exists, on web page, select Authentication > AAA > Domain Setup, Click Domain Name select box. Description: The domain name display incorrectly.

15. LSD41328

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101 Condition: Configure acl number 2000-2010, On Firefox web page, select QOS > classifier > Setup, Check the ACL IPv4 check box, click the ACL IPv4 select box. Description: The acl number display incorrectly.
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16. LSD40975

First Found in Version: CMW520-E1101 Condition: Delete the MAC address, keep the corresponding ARP entry, and then the MAC address is learnt on another port. Description: The corresponding ARP entry does not update to the new port.

17. LSD40812

First Found in Version: CMW520-E1101 Condition: On Web Page, Selecting Device > Port Management > Detail, look up the duplex status of the port. Description: The result doesn't remark full or half duplex

18. LSD40630

First Found in Version: CMW520-E1101 Condition: On Web Page, selecting Network > LLDP > Port Setup, display Neighbor Information with character &. Description: The page of Neighbor Information cant be browsed.

4.5 Resolved Problems in V5.20 Release 1101P02


1. LSD10100

First Found in Version: CMW520-R1101 Condition: Under -20C, heavy traffic is running on the switch 2952-SFP. Description: Slight packet loss may occasionally occur on ports 29-32.

4.6 Resolved Problems in V5.20 RELEASE 1101


1. LSD39197

First Found in Version: CMW520-E1101 Condition: When layer 3 testing, the ICMP TTL-expire function and ICMP unreachable function are disabled. Description: The ipv4 packets whose TTL is 0 will still be routed as normal layer 3 packets.

2. LSD39116

First Found in Version: CMW520-E1101 Condition: Under the WEB NMS, apply adding the aggregation port into the VLAN in the Network > Vlan > ModifyVlan web page, then a schedule dialog box is popped. Description: The web page will be locked.
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4.7 Resolved Problems in V5.20 ESS 1101


None

5 Software Upgrading Guideline


No change

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