Managed Switches – Configuration in Web Server (4/5)


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Hello everybody and welcome back! Now we will talk about the web server of Murrelektronik’s switches. To start we open the Siemens Proneta tool. Here you can see the real setup of the products that is shown in the Proneta Tool. In PRONETA we mark one of the switches and open the web server with a right mouse click. On the start page of the web server you can select the language in the upper right corner. Username is “admin” Password is “private” Click the “Login” button to start the web server. On the left side you can see the device name: here it’s TREE M-5TX PN IP67. Along with that you can see the device description. On the right side you can see the device information like order number, serial number, hardware version and so on. On the bottom left side you can see the IP addess of the subnet mask and the Gateway. And on the right side you can see the log. Scroll back to the top to see main menu: Information, Profinet, Device Configuration, Ports, Network, Software and Log. Each main menu item has a sub menu like in this case General, Neighborhood and ARP table. Now we go to the item Neighbourhood Here you can see all connected ports from 1 to 5 and you can see which device is connected to the port and what is the IP address. Now we go to the next item: Profinet. Here you have the chance to download the GSDML file for the Profinet Switch. Below you can see the device name and that the AR connection is connected because we have it connected to the PLC. And you can also see the Controller’s IP address. On the right side you can see the MRP information but in this case we did not activate it. Now we take a look at the device configuration. Here yo can see the system description. Here you can change the device name, the device description the physical location or a contact. Now we go to the IP configuration. Here you can change the IP address, the subnet mask or the gateway. On the left side on the tab Manage Configuration you can save the current configuration of the switch. So if you have done any changes you can save it and for example copy it to another switch by using the “Load configuration” function. Now let’s take a look at the ports using the port table. The port table shows all five ports of the switch. In the column port state you can see that all ports are activated. If you want to disable a port you can deactivate it here then nobody can connect to this port anymore. In the column Port link state you can see that every port is currently working with 100 megabit full duplex. You can change this transfer rate manually in the column Port mode if want to limit it to a certain rate. In the last column you can activate or deactivate the SNMP monitoring. On the next tab called statistics you can see port by port how many packets have already been transmitted, the number of broadcast or the fragments collisions. On the tab “Port Mirroring” you can set one port as a mirroring port to use it for diagnostics for example with Wireshark. So you can check if everything is okay in the network. On the tab port network you can see the RSTP and SNMP configuration. Here you can for example disable the different SNMP protocol versions or the SNMP traps or something else. On the tab software you find the sub menu Installation. Here you can install a firmware update if you downloaded it from Murrelektronik’s online shop. On the Tab Plugin overview you can see all features that are currently activated. Here it’s NTP, SSH server and the web server. You can also activate the OpenVPN Client here. The last tab is the log server. Here you can always see the last 20 entries. And in the sub menu Settings you can set a destination IP address. Thank you for watching, I hope it was interesting for you! See you in the next video!

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