Linksys LGS310MPC Frequently Asked Questions

TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
HARDWARE INFORMATION

1.  
What is the Linksys LGS310MPC 8-Port Managed Gigabit PoE+ Switch with 2 1G SFP Uplinks 110W TAA Compliant?
2.  What is included in the packaging of the switch?
3.  What is its PoE+ Power Budget?
4.  What does the light activity on the switch indicate?

SETUP AND INSTALLATION

1.  
What is its default IP address?
2.  How do I access its web interface?
3.  Can the switch be rack mounted or wall-mounted?
4.  How do I reset or reboot the switch?
5.  How do I back up or restore the switch's configuration?

FIRMWARE UPGRADE

1.  
How do I upgrade or check the firmware of the switch?

TROUBLESHOOTING

1.  
What is PoE+ and how can I access this on the switch?
2.  What is VLAN and how do I configure it on the switch?
3.  Can I configure the Voice VLAN settings of the switch?
4.  How do I configure the IP Settings of the switch?
5.  How do I change the switch's Access Timeout settings?
6.  What are the Security settings of the switch?
7.  How do I add users to the switch?
8.  How do I configure the Access Control settings of the switch?
9.  How do I configure the Monitor settings of the switch?
10.  How do I access the virtual port display page of the switch?
11.  How do I access the Menu CLI using the console port on the switch?
 
 

HARDWARE INFORMATION

1.  What is the Linksys LGS310MPC 8-Port Managed Gigabit PoE+ Switch with 2 1G SFP Uplinks 110W TAA Compliant?

The Linksys LGS310MPC 8-Port Managed Gigabit PoE+ Switch with 2 1G SFP Uplinks 110W TAA Compliant offers a quick and easy solution to extend your office network.  It features gigabit speed ports, a web interface for easy configuration and management, and PoE+ support for networking devices to be located anywhere without the need for alternating current (AC) outlets.  To learn more, click here
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2.  What is included in the packaging of the switch?

The following are its packaging contents:
 
  • Quick start guide
  • Mounting kit + two screws and two anchors
  • Power adapter (120W AC/DC; Single output:  54V DC/2.22A)

3.  What is its PoE+ Power Budget?

The Linksys LGS310MPC has a PoE+ Power Budget of 110W.

4.  What does the light activity on the switch indicate?

For a detailed description of its light behavior, click here.

SETUP AND INSTALLATION


1.  What is its default IP address?

The switch is a DHCP client by default.  If the device fails to retrieve an IP address through DHCP, the default IP address is 192.168.1.251 and the factory default subnet mask is 255.255.255.0.

2.  How do I access its web interface?

Click here for instructions on how to access the switch’s web interface.

3.  Can the switch be rack mounted or wall-mounted?

The Linksys LGS310MPC can be placed on a desktop or wall mounted.

4.  How do I reset or reboot the switch?

To learn how to reset or reboot your switch, click here.

5.  How do I back up or restore the switch's configuration?

For instructions on how to back up and restore your switch’s current configuration, click here.

FIRMWARE UPGRADE

1.  How do I upgrade or check the firmware of the switch?

Click here for instructions on how to upgrade or check the firmware of your switch.    

TROUBLESHOOTING


1.  What is PoE+ and how can I access this on the switch?

The PoE+ contains PoE subsystem information for monitoring the current power usage and assigns the total amount of power the switch can provide to all of its PoE+ ports.  Click here to learn more. 

2.  What is VLAN and how do I configure it on the switch?

A Virtual LAN (VLAN) is a group of ports that form a logical ethernet segment on a Layer 2 switch which provides better administration, security, and management of multicast traffic.  Click here to learn more. 
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3.  Can I configure the Voice VLAN settings of the switch?

Voice VLAN provides Quality of Service (QoS) to VoIP, ensuring that the quality of the call does not deteriorate if the IP traffic is erratic or uneven.  Click here to learn more. 

4.  How do I configure the IP Settings of the switch?

Click here to learn how to configure the IP Settings of the switch.  

5.  How do I change the switch's Access Timeout settings?

Click here for instructions on how to change the switch’s Access Timeout settings.

6.  What are the Security settings of the switch?

Click here for an overview of the Security settings of the router.

7.  How do I add users to the switch?

For instructions on how to add users, click here.

8.  How do I configure the Access Control settings of the switch?

To configure the Access Control (ACL) settings of the switch, click here.

9.  How do I configure the Monitor settings of the switch?

To configure the Monitor settings of the switch, click here to learn more.

10.  How do I access the virtual port display page of the switch?

Click here to learn how.

11.  How do I access the Menu CLI using the console port on the switch?

Click here for instructions.

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