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HPE Switch 8212zl - switch - Managed - rack-mountable - with fan tray

Manufacturer part number (MPN): J9091A
HPE Switch 8212zl - Switch - Managed - rack-mountable - PoE - with fan tray
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The Switch 8212zl is a high-performance, highly available, chassis switch platform that enables unified core-to-edge adaptive network solutions. It has platform and software high-availability features to ensure system continuity and enhance network productivity. With a full range of connectivity options, comprehensive-networking features, advanced security tools, and unified core-to-edge infrastructure and management tools, the Switch 8212zl reduces complexity and provides lower cost of ownership. The Switch 8212zl is ideal for customers seeking to cost-effectively meet the stringent availability requirements of today's converged network environments without sacrificing performance or flexibility.

  • Remote intelligent mirroring
  • IEEE 802.1AB Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)
  • Command authorization
  • Dual flash images
  • Multiple configuration files
  • USB support
  • Uni-Directional Link Detection (UDLD)
  • Unified Core-to-Edge features
  • IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet
  • Pre-standard PoE support
  • Jumbo frames
  • IPv6 ready
  • High-density port connectivity
  • High-speed/capacity architecture
  • Selectable queue configurations
  • Scalable system design
  • Proven ASIC and system architecture
  • Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol
  • IEEE 802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol
  • IEEE 802.3ad Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)
  • Hot-swappable modules
  • Redundant, scalable power design
  • Redundant switch fabric
  • Redundant switch management
  • Redundant, hot-swappable cooling
  • VLAN support and tagging
  • IEEE 802.1v protocol VLANs
  • GARP VLAN Registration Protocol
  • UDP helper function
  • Loopback interface address
  • Layer 3 IP routing
  • Switch CPU protection
  • Virus throttle
  • ICMP throttling
  • Multiple user authentication methods
  • Authentication flexibility
  • Access control lists (ACLs)
  • Identity-driven ACL
  • DHCP protection
  • BPDU port protection
  • Dynamic IP lockdown
  • Dynamic ARP protection
  • Detection of malicious attacks
  • Port security
  • MAC address lockout
  • Source-port filtering
  • Secure Shell (SSHv2)
  • Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
  • Secure FTP
  • Secure management access
  • Switch management logon security
  • Security banner
  • IP multicast routing
  • IP multicast snooping (data-driven IGMP)
  • LLDP-MED (Media Endpoint Discovery)
  • Layer-4 prioritization
  • Traffic prioritization
  • Bandwidth shaping

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