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About the H3C S12500X-AF configuration guides



For information about modules supported by software Release 3606, see the release notes for H3C S12500X-AF Release 3606.


The H3C S12500X-AF configuration guides describe the software features available in Release 3606 of the H3C S12500X-AF Switch Series, and guide you through the software configuration procedures. These configuration guides also provide configuration examples to help you apply the software features to different network scenarios.


Configuration guide


Fundamentals Configuration Guide

Covers information about using the command line interface, logging in to and setting up the device, and using the basic management features. This guide includes:

·     CLI (command line interface overview and how to use the CLI).

·     RBAC.

·     Logging in to the device (login methods such as Telnet, and user interface configuration and access control).

·     FTP and TFTP.

·     File system management.

·     Configuration file management.

·     Software upgrade.

·     Automatic configuration.

·     Preprovisioning.

·     Device management.

·     Tcl.

·     Python.

·     License management.

Layer 2—LAN Switching Configuration Guide

Covers Layer 2 technologies and features used on a LAN switched network, such as VLAN technology and port isolation. You can use these features to divide broadcast domains, remove Layer 2 loops, isolate users within a VLAN, or re-mark VLAN tags. This guide includes:

·     MAC address table and MAC Information.

·     Bulk interface configuration.

·     Ethernet interface.

·     Ethernet link aggregation.

·     Port isolation.

·     VLAN (including super VLAN).

·     Loopback, null, and inloopback interfaces.

·     VLAN mapping.

·     VLAN termination.

·     Loop detection.

·     LLDP.

·     Service loopback group.

·     Spanning tree.

·     Cut-through Layer 2 forwarding.

Layer 3—IP Services Configuration Guide

Covers IP addressing (including static and dynamic IPv4 and IPv6 address assignment), network performance optimization, ARP, and interoperation between IPv4 and IPv6. This guide includes:

·     ARP (ARP, gratuitous ARP, proxy ARP, ARP snooping, ARP fast-reply, ARP suppression, and ARP direct route advertisement).

·     IP addressing.

·     DHCP (DHCP overview, DHCP server, DHCP relay agent, DHCP client, DHCP snooping, and BOOTP client).

·     DNS and DDNS.

·     IP forwarding basics and load sharing.

·     Fast forwarding.

·     Adjacency table.

·     IRDP.

·     IP performance optimization.

·     UDP Helper.

·     IPv6 basics.

·     DHCPv6 (DHCPv6 overview, DHCPv6 server, DHCPv6 relay agent, DHCPv6 client, and DHCPv6 snooping).

·     IPv6 fast forwarding.

·     Tunneling.

·     GRE.

Layer 3—IP Routing Configuration Guide

Covers the routing technologies for IPv4 and IPv6 networks of different sizes, route filtering, route control, and policy based routing. This guide includes:

·     Basic IP routing.

·     Static routing and default route.

·     RIP.

·     OSPF.

·     IS-IS.

·     BGP.

·     Policy-based routing.

·     IPv6 static routing.

·     RIPng.

·     OSPFv3.

·     Routing policy.

IP Multicast Configuration Guide

Covers Layer 2 IPv4 multicast protocols (including IGMP snooping), Layer 3 IPv4 multicast protocols (including IGMP and PIM), Layer 2 IPv6 multicast protocols (including MLD snooping), and Layer 3 IPv6 multicast protocols (including MLD, IPv6 PIM, and MSDP). This guide includes:

·     Multicast overview.

·     IGMP snooping.

·     Multicast routing and forwarding.

·     IGMP.

·     PIM.

·     MSDP.

·     MLD snooping.

·     IPv6 multicast routing and forwarding.

·     MLD.

·     IPv6 PIM.

MPLS Configuration Guide

Covers MPLS features. This guide includes:

·     Basic MPLS.

·     Static LSP.

·     LDP.

·     MPLS TE.

·     Static CRLSP.

·     RSVP.

·     Tunnel policy.

·     MPLS L3VPN and IPv6 MPLS L3VPN.

·     MPLS L2VPN.

·     VPLS.

·     MPLS OAM.

·     MCE and IPv6 MCE.

Segment Routing Configuration Guide

Covers SR features. This guide includes:

·     MPLS SR.

·     SR-TE policy.

ACL and QoS Configuration Guide

Covers information about classifying traffic with ACLs, and allocating network resources and managing congestions with QoS technologies to improve network performance and network use efficiency. You can use ACLs to help feature modules (such as QoS and IP routing) classify or filter traffic. This guide includes:

·     ACL.

·     QoS:

¡     QoS overview.

¡     QoS policy.

¡     Priority mapping.

¡     Traffic policing, GTS, and rate limit.

¡     Congestion management.

¡     Congestion avoidance.

¡     Traffic filtering.

¡     Protocol packet rate limiting.

¡     Priority marking.

¡     Nesting.

¡     Traffic redirecting.

¡     Aggregate CAR.

¡     Class-based accounting.

¡     Queue-based accounting.

¡     QPPB.

¡     Appendixes.

·     MPLS QoS.

·     Data buffer.

·     Time range.

Security Configuration Guide

Covers security features. The major security features available on the switch include identity authentication, access security, secure management, and attack protection. This guide includes:

·     AAA.

·     Password control.

·     Keychain.

·     Public key management.

·     PKI.

·     IPsec, IKE, and IKEv2.

·     SSH.

·     SSL.

·     Attack detection and prevention.

·     IP source guard.

·     ARP attack protection.

·     ND attack defense.

·     uRPF.

·     Crypto engine.

High Availability Configuration Guide

Covers high availability technologies and features available on the switch for failure detection and failover. Failure detection technologies focus on fault detection and isolation. Failover technologies focus on network recovery. This guide includes:

·     Ethernet OAM.

·     CFD.

·     DLDP.

·     RRPP.

·     ERPS.

·     Smart Link.

·     Monitor Link.

·     Error code detection.

·     VRRP.

·     BFD.

·     Track.

·     Process placement.

·     S-Trunk.

Network Management and Monitoring Configuration Guide

Covers features that help you manage and monitor your network, for example, manage system events and test network connectivity. This guide includes:

·     System maintenance and debugging (ping, tracert, and system debugging).

·     NQA.

·     NTP and SNTP.

·     SNMP.

·     RMON.

·     Event MIB.

·     NETCONF.

·     Puppet.

·     Chef.

·     EAA.

·     Process monitoring and maintenance.

·     Sampler.

·     Mirroring (including both port and flow mirroring).

·     NetStream.

·     IPv6 NetStream.

·     sFlow.

·     TCP connection trace.

·     Performance management.

·     Information center.

·     GOLD.

Telemetry Configuration Guide

Covers gRPC fundamentals and configuration.

OpenFlow Configuration Guide

Covers OpenFlow fundamentals and configuration.

VXLAN Configuration Guide

Covers VXLAN fundamentals and configuration.

EVPN Configuration Guide

Covers EVPN fundamentals and configuration. This guide includes:

·     EVPN overview.

·     EVPN VPLS.

·     EVPN VPWS.


Lists the significant acronyms in the configuration guides.