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3Com

 

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Corporation

 

PathBuilder

 

 

 S200 Series Switch 

IP and LAN Features Manual

 


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Notice

©

1998 3Com Corporation

5400 Bayfront Plaza
Santa Clara, CA 95052-8145
(408) 326-5000
All rights reserved.
Printed in U.S.A.
Portions reprinted with the permission of Motorola, Inc.

Restricted Rights Notification for U.S. Government Users

The software (including firmware) addressed in this manual is provided to the U.S. 
Government under agreement which grants the government the minimum “restricted rights” 
in the software, as defined in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) or the Defense 
Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), whichever is applicable.

If the software is procured for use by the Department of Defense, the following legend 
applies:

Restricted Rights Legend

Use, duplication, or disclosure by the Government 

is subject to restrictions as set forth in 

subparagraph (c)(1)(ii) of the 

Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software 

clause at DFARS 252.227-7013.

If the software is procured for use by any U.S. Government entity other than the Department 
of Defense, the following notice applies:

Notice

Notwithstanding any other lease or license agreement that may pertain to, 
or accompany the delivery of, this computer software, the rights of the 
Government regarding its use, reproduction, and disclosure are as set forth 
in FAR 52.227-19(C).

Unpublished - rights reserved under the copyright laws of the United States.

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Proprietary Material

Information and software in this document are proprietary to 3Com (or its Suppliers) and 
without the express prior permission of an officer of 3Com, may not be copied, reproduced, 
disclosed to others, published, or used, in whole or in part, for any purpose other than that for 
which it is being made available. Use of software described in this document is subject to the 
terms and conditions of the 3Com Software License Agreement.

This document is for information purposes only and is subject to change without notice.

Part No. T0100, Rev A
First Printing: October 1998

Manual is current for Release 5.2M.

 


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About The IP and LAN Feature Protocols Manual

Overview

Introduction

The IP and LAN Feature Protocols Manual contains user manuals that describe the 
options and protocols found in 3Com’s Operating Network Software (ONS) License 
for IP and LAN. 

Audience

This binder is intended for users of PathBuilder S200 series switches who are 
authorized to use the IP or LAN software licenses.

Software Revision 
Level

This manual is current for Release 5.2M of the 3Com ONS, IP and LAN software 
licenses.

Special Notices

These special notices emphasize important information in each of the option and 
protocol user manuals. Each serves a special purpose and appears in the format 
shown:

Note

Note emphasizes any significant procedural information.

Caution

Caution provides you with information that, if not followed, can result in damage to 
software, hardware, or data.

Mise en Garde

Une mise en garde vous fournit des informations qui, si elles ne sont pas observées, 
peuvent se traduire par des dommages pour le logiciel, le matériel ou les données.

Vorsicht

Ein Vorsichtshinweis macht Sie darauf aufmerksam, daß Nichtbefolgung zu 
Software-, Hardware- oder Datenschäden führen kann.

Warning

Warning is the most serious notice, indicating that you can be physically hurt.

Avertissement

Un avertissement constitue le message le plus sérieux, indiquant que vous pouvez 
subir des blessures corporelles.

Warnung

Eine Warnung ist der ernsthafteste Hinweis auf Körperverletzungsgefahr.

 


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Trademark

These are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies or 
organizations:

Crosstalk / Digital Communications Associates, Inc.

Hewlett-Packard and HP / Hewlett-Packard Company

Modulus 8/18 and Modulus 9/21 / Motorola, Inc.

MS-DOS / Microsoft Corporation

Multimedia Periphery Routing and MPRouter / Motorola, Inc.

PathBuilder / 3Com Corporation

Procomm / Datastorm Technologies, Inc.

Proteon / Proteon Inc.

Telenet / Telenet Communications Corporation

Tymnet / British Telecommunication Public Limited Company

IBM / International Business Machines Corporation

XDLC / Motorola, Inc. (Pending)

 


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What’s In This Manual

Introduction

This manual contains detailed documentation covering all software features, options, 
and protocols that are supported in the IP and LAN ONS Software License package.

Bridging

This manual describes features and capabilities of the bridging option.

Routing

This manual describes ARP, IP Routing, Gateway Protocols, configuration 
information, statistics, and worksheets. Refer to this manual for information on ARP 
and IP.

Serial Line IP 
(SLIP)

This manual describes how the packet framing protocol defines a method of 
encapsulating IP packets for point-to-point serial connections running TCP/IP. 
Includes configuration, statistics, and reports.

Open Shortest Path 
First (OSPF)

This manual describes OSPF, an Interior Gateway Protocol, and includes operation, 
routing information, and configuration.

Ethernet Basics 
Guide

This manual is part of the basics series of manuals and contains information on:

• Ethernet features

• high-level application examples

• software configuration examples

• explanation of statistics and troubleshooting procedures as they pertain to the 

ways in which Ethernet is addressed by the ONS

 


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About This Manual (continued)

Related Documentation

Introduction

It may become necessary to refer to other documents in order to obtain all of the 
technical information that you may require. This section identifies all of the related 
3Com PathBuilder S200 series switch documentation including:

• PathBuilder S200 Series Switch Installation Manuals on page xii

• Software License Feature Documentation on page xiii

• Software Coldloading/Installation and Alarms and Reports Manuals on page 

xiv

 


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About This Manual (continued)

PathBuilder S200 Series Switch Installation Manuals

Introduction

Installation manuals describe the installation and set up of specific PathBuilder S200 
series switch equipment. Installation Manuals provide information that may assist 
you in locating ports and modifying DTE/DCE settings.

Available 
Installation 
Manuals

This table identifies the Installation Manuals available from 3Com:

Ordering 
Additional 
Copies...

These manuals are usually shipped with the products that they apply to. However, if 
you require additional copies, or have misplaced the one shipped with your product, 
you can order one from your 3Com representative, quoting the product codes 
referenced above.

Part 

Number

Product 

Code

Title

T0004

50930

PathBuilder S24x, 26x and 27x Switch 
Installation Manual

T0032

50927

PathBuilder S21x Switch Installation Manual

 


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About This Manual (continued)

Software License Feature Documentation

Introduction

The PathBuilder S200 series switch ONS software is supported by a suite of protocol 
documentation to provide you with the information required to fully understand the 
ways in which you can use your ONS license.

In addition to this IP and LAN Feature Protocols Manual, these additional 
documentation suites are available:

• PathBuilder S200 Series Basic Protocols

• Multimedia Feature Protocols

PathBuilder S200 
Series Basic 
Protocols Manual

This manual contains options and protocol documentation that you must be familiar 
with to successfully understand the PathBuilder S200 series switch ONS software. 
The content of this manual, as listed below, describes the underlying functionality of 
the PathBuilder S200 series switch ONS. 

The protocols covered in this manual include:

• Frame Relay Interface/Access

• SNMP

• SLIP

• TELNET

• Point to Point

• X.25 Configuration Basics Guide

• Configuration for APAD/ATPAD

• Bandwidth Management Basics Manual

Multimedia Feature 
Protocols 

This manual contains options and protocol documentation that you should become 
familiar with in order required to understand the functionality found in the 
PathBuilder S200 series switch ONS Multimedia software license. 

The protocols covered in this manual include:

• Voice over IP

• Voice Relay

 


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About This Manual (continued)

Software Coldloading/Installation and Alarms and Reports Manuals

Introduction

These manuals offer direction on installing and coldloading software into 
PathBuilder S200 series switches, and explanations of the alarms and report 
messages that may be displayed on your terminal screen.

Software 
Coldloading and 
Installation Manual

This manual describes the different methods of installing software in nodes 
containing 3Com Network Access Products. It describes software installation by:

• downloading software from a Macintosh or PC using Communication 

Software such as Procomm Plus

• Ping software from a LAN

Alarms and 
Reports Manual

This manual lists the PathBuilder S200 series switch operating software alarms and 
reports in alphabetical order. Descriptions, and suggested actions, are also included 
where applicable.