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Jared Dunbar 4 years ago
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@ -13,10 +13,12 @@ This guide is in no way comprehensive - if you have more curiosities, you should
* Adding VLAN ID's to a port
* Set up a ACCESS port
* Set up a TRUNK port
* Managing LAG and LACP Configurations
* Managing STP Configurations
* View STP configuration
* Change STP configuration
* Saving Switch Config (!important!)
* Notes on Backups
## Basic Operations
@ -132,6 +134,8 @@ To change to TRUNK, select the ports on the left that you want to change, then c
Do not try to change the PVID here. It will fail (inexplicably).
## Managing LAG and LACP Configurations
## Managing STP configurations
These instructions are for utilization of the STP configuration panel.
@ -149,3 +153,7 @@ To save the config, click on the "Save Config" option on the left menu. When you
![save config](images/TL-SG3424/save-config.png "save config")
This step is important, since **if the switch reboots, it will reset to this saved config**, rather than any config you have without saving. This is important, because if you lock yourself out of the switch, it resets when you reboot it, so that you don't need to get to the console and reset the switch entirely and loose ALL of the configuration.
## Notes on Backups
The best thing to do is NOT screw up the configuration or do a reset. The switch hardly stores any information about how it was configured in the "backup" file, so if you have a reboot, and you didn't save the config to the switch (as above), it can't be restored. Everything besides the root password will be forgotten. The "backup" and "restore" configuration is seriously lacking in any features (and puts out what looks to be an extremely minimal Cisco-style interface listing and config)