CABA Information Series

 
IS-2007-62: When Should I Use a Managed Ethernet Switch?


This white paper from Contemporary Controls describes the functions of an Ethernet switch. First the differences between a hub and an unmanaged switch are explained. Then the functions possible in a managed switch are listed. A managed switch can control the data rate delivered to each port. Also, diagnostic tools are available using the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP).
 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 

 
 




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IS-2007-62
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