What does a Netgear ProSafe 8 port Gigabit switch do?
The NETGEAR® ProSafe 8-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch Model GS108A provides you with a low-cost, reliable, high-performance switch to connect up to eight different Ethernet-enabled devices (such as computers, file servers and routers) at blazing Gigabit Ethernet speeds.
How do I connect my Netgear ProSafe switch?
Connect the power adapter to the switch and plug the power adapter into an electrical outlet. The Power LED on the front of the switch lights and the port LEDs for connected devices light. ProSAFE Plus switches are plug-and-play, so you can use them without configuration.
How do I setup my Netgear switch?
Download the latest firmware for your switch from the NETGEAR support site and install it. Connect a computer to your switch’s local management interface and enable Insight management mode. Add your switch to Insight and start configuring it. (Optional) Configure settings that cannot be managed in Insight.
Do Netgear switches have IP addresses?
The switch uses its default IP address of 192.168. 0.239 if a DHCP server does not assign an IP address to the switch. The switch uses its default IP address of 192.168. 0.239 if a DHCP server does not assign an IP address to the switch.
Do unmanaged switches have IP addresses?
Unmanaged and layer 2 network switches do not have an IP address, whereas managed switches and layer 3 switches do. A network switch with an IP address is required for Telnet which allows remote access to the switch. The IP address of a switch can be found via the router or an IP scanner.
How do I connect my router to a gigabit switch?
It’s easy – this is how:
- Connect an Ethernet cable into an outgoing port on your modem or router – sometimes marked as a “WAN” port (on a router – any port will do)
- Take the other end of the Ethernet cable and plug it into any port on your switch.
- Now plug another Ethernet cable cable into another port on your switch.
What is the default IP address for Netgear switch?
The default IP address of the switch is 192.168. 0.239. If you connect the switch to a network with a DHCP server, the DHCP server assigns a different IP address to the switch.
How does Netgear switch work?
A switch is used in a wired network to connect to other devices using Ethernet cables. The switch allows each connected device to talk to the others. Switches allow communication (within your network) that’s even faster than the Internet. High-end switches can be tailored to your network needs with pluggable modules.
Why are hubs not used anymore?
Hubs let data be brodcasted to any device connected to it, which is a large security risk, therefore they have been replaced with switches. Hubs let data be brodcasted to any device connected to it, which is a large security risk, therefore they have been replaced with switches.
What is the manual for the Netgear gs108t smart switch?
The NETGEAR ® GS108T Smart Switch Software Administration Manual describes how to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot the GS108T Gigabit Smart Switch using, its included software. This book describes the software configuration procedures and explains the options available within those procedures.
Where can I find the ProSAFE gs108t user manual?
Page 1 GS108T Smart Switch Software Administration Manual NETGEAR, Inc. 4500 Great America Parkway Santa Clara, CA 95054 USA 202-10249-01 May 2007… NETGEAR does not assume any liability that may occur due to the use or application of the product (s) or circuit layout (s) described herein.
How to register a Netgear Prosafe Ethernet switch?
After installing your device, locate the serial number on the label of your product and use it to register your product at https://my.netgear.com. You must register your product before you can use NETGEAR telephone support. NETGEAR recommends registering your product through the NETGEAR web site.
What kind of Ethernet switch does Netgear use?
The NETGEAR GS108 Unmanaged Desktop Switch features 8-Ports Gigabit Ethernet, ProSAFE Lifetime Protection and more. Infrared NETGEAR Gs108 GS108-400NAS