Configuring the ZyXEL ES-2108 Switch

I recently configured the ZyXEL ES-2108 switch.
Standard IP 192.168.1.1, login – admin, password – 1234.

I will give below examples of commands.

Let’s review the current configuration:

show running-config
show system-information

Now go to the configuration mode:

configure

Change the administrator password:

admin-password PASSWORD
password PASSWORD

Turn on flood control and loop protection:

storm-control
loopguard

Let’s configure the VLAN to manage and assign the IP (I have a 207 vlan tag, 1 – uplink port):

vlan 207
  name core
  normal ""
  fixed 1
  forbidden 2-8
  untagged 2-8
  ip address default-management 192.168.1.20 255.255.255.0
  ip address default-gateway 192.168.1.1
exit

Let’s configure VLAN for users (comes without a tag):

vlan 226
  name users
  normal ""
  fixed 1-8
  untagged 1-8
exit

Configure the uplink port:

interface port-channel 1
  pvid 226
  vlan-trunking
exit

Configure the other client ports:

interface port-channel 2-8
bmstorm-limit
bmstorm-limit 128
loopguard
pvid 226
exit

Set the time parameters:

time timezone 200
timesync server 192.168.1.1
timesync ntp

Configuring SNMP:

snmp-server set-community NAME
snmp-server trap-community NAME
snmp-server contact admin location LOCATION

Configure the logs:

syslog
syslog type system
syslog type interface
syslog type switch
syslog type aaa
syslog type ip

Let’s specify which IPs are allowed to administer the switch:

remote-management 1
remote-management 2
remote-management 1 start-addr 192.168.1.1 end-addr 192.168.1.1 service telnet ftp http icmp snmp ssh https
remote-management 2 start-addr 192.168.1.5 end-addr 192.168.1.5 service telnet ftp http icmp snmp ssh https

Exit the configuration mode:

exit

To view mac-addresses, use the command:

show mac address-table

Save the settings:

write memory

Done.

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