Cisco Series 300 Switches Dont Cut Networking Corners

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Cisco Series 300 Switches Dont Cut Networking Corners

by P. J. Connolly

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Cisco 300 Series Switch

The Cisco 300 series switches offer a wide range of port configurations and a powerful array of management features.

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ACL Configuration

Creating and modifying access control lists on the 300 Series switches is a simple matter, thanks to the Web browser interface.

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Access Control Engine Management

One can view the access control lists that the switch is using at a glance through the ACE tables; ACLs can be defined for both IPv4 and IPv6 traffic.

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Control Switch Functions

The Web browser interface makes managing the 300 Series switches straightforward, with links to commonly used functions.

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Port Settings at Fingertips

The basic settings for each port can be viewed and edited from a single screen of the management interface.

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View Power Savings

The 300 Series switches were designed for efficient power consumption, and those power savings are reflected in this management page.

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Accessible Service Status

The 300 Series switches can be managed in a variety of ways, and this management pane controls which methods are permitted, and in what fashion.

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Control Spanning Tree

The operation of the fundamental Spanning Tree Protocol can be adjusted when necessary, through this pane of the management interface.

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View Switch Status

This at-a-glance summary of a 300 Series switch's functions makes remote management of the device simple, and includes a rendering of the LEDs for each port.

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Remote Configuration Storage

The configurations of 300 Series switches can be backed up for centralized management, via HTTP or TFTP.

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Define VLANs for Voice

The 300 Series switches can automatically recognize VOIP gear and assign such hardware to an appropriate VLAN when a device is connected.

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