Using VLANs
Static VLAN operation
VLAN environments
VLAN operation
General VLAN operation
Types of static VLANs available in the switch
Multiple port-based VLANs
Protocol VLAN environment
Routing options for VLANs
802.1Q VLAN tagging
Introducing tagged VLANs into legacy networks running only untagged VLANs
VLAN tagging rules
Applying VLAN tagging
Additional VLAN tagging considerations
Multiple VLAN considerations
Single forwarding database operation
Correcting an unsupported configuration
Connecting an HP Switch to another switch with a multiple forwarding database (Example)
Configuring VLANs
Per-port static VLAN configuration options example
Using the Menu to configure port-based VLAN parameters
Changing VLAN support settings (Menu)
Adding or editing VLAN names (Menu)
Adding or changing a VLAN port assignment (Menu)
Using the CLI to configure port-based and protocol-based VLAN parameters
Creating a new static VLAN (port-based or protocol-based) (CLI)
Configuring or changing static VLAN per-port settings (CLI)
Converting a dynamic VLAN to a static VLAN (CLI)
Deleting a static VLAN (CLI)
Deleting multiple VLANs
Using IP enable/disable for all VLANs
Interaction with other features
Interactions with DHCP
Changing the Primary VLAN (CLI)
Configuring a secure Management VLAN (CLI)
Configuring an existing VLAN as the Management VLAN (CLI)
Obtaining an IP address using DHCP (CLI)
Disabling the Management feature (CLI)
Changing the number of VLANs allowed on the switch (CLI)
Displaying a switch VLAN configuration
Viewing the VLAN membership of one or more ports (CLI)
Viewing the configuration for a particular VLAN (CLI)
Customizing the show VLANs output (CLI)
Using pattern matching with the show VLANs custom command
Creating an alias for show VLAN commands (CLI)
Configuring a VLAN MAC address with heartbeat interval
Displaying a VLAN MAC address configuration (CLI)
Using voice VLANs
Operating rules for voice VLANs
Components of voice VLAN operation
Voice VLAN access security
Prioritizing voice VLAN QoS (Optional)
Special VLAN types
VLAN support and the default VLAN
The primary VLAN
The secure Management VLAN
Operating notes for Management VLANs
VLAN operating notes
Effects of VLANs on other switch features
Spanning Tree operation with VLANs
Spanning Tree operates differently in different devices
IP interfaces
VLAN MAC address
Port trunks
Port monitoring
Jumbo packet support
VLAN restrictions
Migrating Layer 3 VLANs using VLAN MAC configuration
VLAN MAC address reconfiguration
Handling incoming and outgoing VLAN Traffic
Incoming VLAN data packets and ARP requests
Outgoing VLAN traffic
Sending heartbeat packets with a configured MAC Address
Displaying a VLAN MAC address configuration (CLI)
Using GVRP
Planning for GVRP operation
Displaying switch current GVRP configuration (CLI)
Displaying switch current GVRP configuration (CLI)
Viewing and configuring GVRP (Menu)
Enabling and disabling GVRP on the switch (CLI)
Controlling how individual ports handle advertisements for new VLANs (CLI)
Listing static and dynamic VLANs on a GVRP-enabled switch (CLI)
Converting a Dynamic VLAN to a Static VLAN (CLI)
About GVRP
GVRP operational rules
Example of GVRP operation
Options for a GVRP-aware port receiving advertisements
Options for a port belonging to a Tagged or Untagged static VLAN
IP addressing
Per-port options for handling GVRP "unknown VLANs"
Per-port options for dynamic VLAN advertising and joining
Initiating advertisements
Enabling a port for dynamic joins
Parameters for controlling VLAN propagation behavior
GVRP and VLAN access control
Advertisements and dynamic joins
Port-Leave from a dynamic VLAN
Multiple Instance Spanning Tree Operation
Planning an MSTP application
Configuring MSTP at a glance
Configuring MSTP operation mode and global settings
Selecting MSTP as the spanning tree mode
Clearing spanning tree debug counters
Resetting the configuration name of the MST region in which a switch resides
Designating the revision number of the MST region for a switch
Setting the spanning tree compatibility mode
Setting the time interval between listening, learning and forwarding states
Setting spanning tree to operate in 802. ID legacy mode
Setting spanning tree to operate with 802. ID legacy path cost values
Specifying the time interval between BPDU transmissions
Setting the hop limit for BPDUs
Setting the maximum age of received STP information
Manipulating the pending MSTP configuration
Setting the bridge priority for a region and determining the root switch
Enabling SNMP traps
Configuring MSTP per-port parameters
Enabling immediate transition to forwarding on end nodes
Identifying edge ports automatically
Specifying the interval between BPDU transmissions
Forcing a port to send RST/MST BPDUs
Determining which ports are forwarding ports by assigning port cost
Informing the switch of the device type to which a port connects
Determining which port to use for forwarding
Denying a port the role of root port
Denying a port propagation change information
Configuring BPDU filtering
Displaying BPDU filtering
Enabling and disabling BPDU protection
Displaying BPDU protection status
Configuring PVST
Enabling and disabling PVST protection on ports
Enabling and disabling PVST filters on ports
Re-enabling a port manually
Displaying ports configured with PVST protection and filtering
Listing ports to see which have PVST protection or filtering enabled
Configuring MST instances
Configuring MST instance parameters
Setting the bridge priority for an instance
Configuring MST instance per-port parameters
Assigning a port cost for an MST instance
Setting the priority for a port in a specified MST instance
Setting the priority for specified ports for the IST
Enabling or disabling spanning tree operation
Enabling an entire MST region at once or exchanging one region configuration for another
Creating a pending MSTP configuration
MSTP topologies
Preconfiguring an MSTP regional topology
Preconfiguring VLANs in an MST instance
Configuring MSTP instances with the VLAN range option (Example)
Saving the current configuration before a software upgrade
Displaying MSTP statistics
Displaying global MSTP status
Displaying detailed port information
Displaying status for a specific MST instance
Displaying the MSTP configuration
Displaying the global MSTP configuration
Displaying per-instance MSTP configurations
Displaying the region-level configuration
Displaying the pending MSTP configuration
Configuring loop protection
Enabling loop protection in port mode
Enabling loop protection in VLAN mode
Changing modes for loop protection
Displaying loop protection status
Displaying loop protection status in VLAN mode
STP loop guard
Troubleshooting an MSTP configuration
Displaying the change history of root bridges
Enabling traps and displaying trap configuration
Displaying debug counters for all MST instances
Displaying debug counters for one MST instance
Displaying debug counters for ports in an MST instance
Field descriptions in MSTP debug command output
Troubleshooting MSTP operation
About MSTP
MSTP structure
How MSTP operates
802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP)
Types of Multiple Spanning Tree Instances
Operating rules
Operating notes for the VLAN configuration enhancement
MSTP compatibility with RSTP or STP
PVST protection and filtering
Loop protection
Operating notes
Quality of Service (QoS): Managing bandwidth effectively
Using QoS to classify and prioritize network traffic
Applying QoS to inbound traffic at the network edge
Preserving QoS in outbound traffic in a VLAN
Using QoS to optimize existing network resources
Using classifier-based QoS to provide additional policy actions and aid migration in networks with legacy and OEM devices
QoS operation
Globally-configured QoS
QoS packet classification
Globally-configured packet classification
QoS traffic marking
Globally-configured traffic marking
Layer 2 802.1p prioritization
Layer 3 DSCP marking
VLAN and untagged VLAN environments
Classifier-based traffic marking
Globally-configured QoS
Global QoS configuration procedure
Viewing a global QoS configuration
No override
Global QoS restrictions
Global TCP/UDP classifier
Global QoS classifier precedence: 1
Viewing resource usage for QoS policies
Global IP-device classifier
Global QoS classifier precedence: 2
Assigning a priority for a global IP-device classifier
Assigning a DSCP policy for a global IP-device classifier
Global IP Type-of-Service classifier
Global QoS classifier precedence: 3
IPv4 ToS Traffic Class byte
Assigning an 802.1p priority for a global IP-precedence classifier
Assigning an 802.1p priority for a Global IP-Diffserv classifier
Assigning a DSCP policy for a Global IP-Diffserv classifier
Comparing global IP ToS classifiers
Global Layer-3 protocol classifier
Global QoS classifier precedence: 4
Assigning a priority for a global Layer-3 protocol classifier
Global VLAN-ID (VID) classifier
Global QoS classifier precedence: 5
Options for assigning priority
Assigning a priority for a global VID classifier
Assigning a DSCP policy for a global VID classifier
QoS source-port classifier
Global QoS classifier precedence: 6
Options for assigning priority on the switch
Options for assigning priority from a RADIUS server
Assigning a priority for a global source-port classifier
Assigning a DSCP policy for a global source-port classifier
Differentiated Services Codepoint (DSCP) mapping
Default priority settings for selected codepoints
Quickly listing non-default codepoint settings
Note on changing a priority setting
Error messages for DSCP policy changes
Changing the priority setting on a policy when one or more classifiers are currently using the policy (example)
Configuring traffic templates
Displaying traffic template information
Creating a traffic template
Configuring traffic groups within a traffic template
Moving a priority from one traffic group to another
Applying a traffic template
Applying a traffic template using 8 queues
QoS queue configuration
Mapping of outbound port queues
Impact of QoS queue configuration on guaranteed minimum bandwidth (GMB)
Configuring the number of priority queues
Viewing the QoS queue configuration
Rapid per-VLAN spanning tree (RPVST+) operation
General steps for configuring RPVST+
Configuring RPVST+
Selecting RPVST+ as the spanning tree mode
Configuring global spanning tree
Configuring per-VLAN spanning tree
Configuring per-port per-VLAN spanning tree
Configuring per-port spanning tree
Enabling or disabling RPVST+ spanning tree
BPDU filtering
Viewing BPDU filtering
Configuring and managing BPDU protection
Viewing BPDU protection status
Re-enabling a port blocked by BPDU protection
Allowing traffic on VLAN ID (PVID) mismatched links
Configuring STP loop guard
Displaying RPVST+ statistics and configuration
Displaying RPVST+ global statistics
Displaying global and VLAN spanning tree status
Displaying status for a specific VLAN
Displaying status for a specific port list
Displaying status per-port per-VLAN
Displaying BPDU status and related information
Displaying RPVST+ VLAN and vPort system limits
Displaying the RPVST+ configuration
Displaying the global RPVST+ configuration
Displaying the global RPVST+ configuration per VLAN
Displaying the global RPVST+ configuration per port
Displaying the global RPVST+ configuration per port per VLAN
Troubleshooting an RPVST+ configuration
Displaying the change history of root bridges
Enabling traps and displaying trap configuration
Displaying debug counters for all VLAN instances
Displaying debug counters per-VLAN
Displaying debug counters per-port per-VLAN
Field descriptions for RPVST+ debug command output
RPVST+ event log messages
Using RPVST+ debug
About RPVST+
Comparing spanning tree options
Understanding how RPVST+ operates
Working with the default RPVST+ configuration
Operating notes
Switch Stack Management
Configuring stack management
Options for configuring a commander and candidates
Creating a stack (Overview)
Viewing stack status (CLI)
Viewing the status of an individual switch
Viewing the status of candidates the Commander has detected (CLI)
Viewing the status of all stack-enabled switches discovered in the IP subnet (CLI)
Viewing the status of the Commander and current members of the Commander’s stack (CLI)
Viewing stack status and configuring a Commander switch (Menu)
Configuring a Commander switch (CLI)
Making a switch a Commander (CLI)
Using a Member’s CLI to make the Member Commander of a new stack
Adding to a stack, or moving switches between stacks (CLI)
Manually adding a Candidate to a stack (Menu)
Moving a Member from one stack to another (Menu)
Using auto join on a Candidate (CLI)
Using a Candidate CLI to push the Candidate into a stack
Using the destination Commander CLI to pull a member from another stack
Using a Member CLI to push the Member into another stack
Converting a Commander to a Member of another stack (CLI)
Split stacking policy
Configuring merge stacking
Converting a Commander or Member to a Member of another stack (Commander Menu)
Removing a Member from a stack (CLI)
Removing a stack Member using the Commander’s CLI
Removing a stack Member using the Member’s CLI
Removing a stack Member (Menu)
Accessing Member switches for configuration changes and traffic monitoring (CLI)
Accessing Member switches for configuring changes and monitoring traffic (Commander Menu)
Disabling or re-enabling stacking (CLI)
Setting the transmission interval (CLI)
Managing a Candidate switch (Menu)
Pushing a switch into a stack, modifying the switch’s configuration, or disabling stacking on the switch (Menu)
Using the Commander to manage the stack
Monitoring stack status (Menu)
Using a stacked switch to view status for all switches with stacking enabled (Menu)
Viewing Commander status (Menu)
Viewing Member status, and a Commander’s IP and MAC addresses and status (Menu)
Viewing Candidate status (Menu)
About stack management
Components of HP Switch stack management
General stacking operation
Interface options
Operating rules for stacking
General rules
Specific rules
Stacking operation with multiple VLANs configured
Status messages
SNMP community operation in a stack
Community Membership
SNMP management station access to members via the Commander
SNMP Interactions
Interoperability with other switch features
Interoperability with other vendors
Creating a BYOD server
Associating a BYOD server
Creating a BYOD ACL rule
Implementing BYOD-redirect configuration
Show commands
Show portal server
Associating with the BYOD server on a specified VLAN
Support and other resources
Contacting HP
Subscription service
Typographic conventions
Documentation feedback