FS S5860 Series L3 Fully Managed Pro Switches Introduction and FAQ
FS S5860 Series Fully Managed Pro Switches are L3 enterprise switches featuring advanced Layer 3 functions as well as versatile management. These switches offer easy operation and network reliability for large-scale campus network aggregations, and small and medium-sized network cores. The graph below introduces the concrete specifications of the three S5860 series switch models:
|RJ45 Ports||/||2 x 1G SFP||2 x 1G SFP (Combo)|
|SFP+ Ports||20 x 10G SFP+||48 x 10G SFP+||4 x 10G SFP+|
|25G/40G/100G Ports||4 x 25G SFP28, 2 x 40G QSFP+||8 x 100G QSFP28||4 x 25G SFP28|
|Power Supply||2x hot-swappable power supplies (1+1 redundancy)||2x hot-swappable power supplies (1+1 redundancy)||2x hot-swappable power supplies (1+1 redundancy)|
|Cooling Method||1+1 hot-swappable fans||3+1 hot-swappable fans||2+1 hot-swappable fans|
|Airflow||Front-to-Back||Front-to-Back||Front-to-Back and Left-to-Back|
To better understand FS S5860 series fully managed pro switches and use them, here's a list of some frequently asked questions from our customers. Click on the chapter title to jump to the related FAQs.
Q: What optical transceivers do FS S5860 series switches support?
A: Please check out the Support Transceivers DACs and AOCs.pdf at Resources section of their product pages.
Q: Do S5860 series switches support stacking?
A: Yes, all of S5860 series switches support 2 units of stacking. One S5860 series switch supports mixed stack with another S5860 series model.
Q: Do S5860 series switches require a license?
A: No, S5860 series don't require a license.
Q: Do S5860 series switches require stacking via special stacking cables?
A: No, S5860 series switches do not need speicial stacking cables. They can be stacked via transceivers or DAC/AOC cables.
Q: What switch ports can I use for stacking S5860 series switches?
A: FS S5860 switches supports all Ethernet ports for stacking. For exmaple, S5860-20SQ switches support stacking through 10G, 25G and 40G ports.
Q: Is it possible to run LACP over a pair of S5860 series switch stack?
A: Yes, they can run LACP when multiple switches are under stack status.
Q: Can FS S5860 series switches be rack mounted?
A: Yes, FS S5860 series switches can be rack mounted. S5860 series switches come with rackmount ears.
Software and Protocol
Q: Do FS S5860 series support OpenFlow?
A: Yes, FS S5860 series switches support OpenFlow but the implementation of OpenFlow requires an SDN controller.
Q: Does FS S5860 series switches support SNMP protocol?
A: Yes, these switches support SNMP protocol.
Q: Can S5860 series switches do ACLs in mirroring?
A: Yes, FS S5860 series switches support ACLs in mirroring.
Q: Are FS S5860 series switches IPv6 capable?
A: Yes, all of S5860 series are compatible with IPv6 protocol.
Q: How many BGP entries does S5860-48SC support?
A: S5860-48SC supports the BGP Routing Table (RIB), and the maximum BGP entries is 128K via single neighbor path.
Q: Do FS S5860 series switches support Spanning Tree Protocol?
A: Yes, these switches can meet the function requirements of Spanning Tree Protocol.
Q: What security features do FS S5860 series switches support?
A: FS S5860 series switches support DHCP, SSH, SNMPv3, NFPP, etc.
Q: Can FS S5860 series switches support GVRP both dynamic and static?
A: Yes, they can support GVRP both dynamic and static.
Q: Does S5860 switches support NAT functionality for connection to public ISP?
A: No, S5860 series switches do not support NAT function, but you can use gateway, firewalls or routers.
Q: Are FS S5860 series switches TAA compliant?
A: No, FS S5860 series switches are not TAA compliant.
Q: How do I see per vlan STP info when i have the switch in RSTP mode?
A: If you want each VLAN to run a spanning tree protocol, you can use MSTP. After configuring MSTP, you can use the command: show spanning-tree summary view displays the information of each instance of MSTP and its port forwarding status information. RSTP does not have a command to view the STP information of each VLAN. You can use the command: show spanning-tree summary to view the spanning tree topology and protocol configuration parameters.
Q: How can I configure S5860 series switches?
A: S5860 series switches support easy management through web or CLI.
Q: Can I manage FS S5860 series switches together with third-party switches such as Cisco switches?
A: Yes, FS S5860 series switches support SNMP, you can use Zabbix to manage S5860 series switches with the third-party switches via SNMP.
Q: Can I reset the switch via the so-called "func" button on the front of the switch?
A: No, the "func" button is to restart the switch. To reset the switch, please configure the command \'delete startup-config\' and \'reload\' to restart via the console port.
Q: Where can I see the firmware update for FS S5860 series switches?
A: The firmware update is released in the Resource Section of the product page.
Power and PoE
Q: How many power supplies are FS S5860 series switches equipped with?
A: Each S5860 series switch is equipped with 1+1 dual redundant AC power supplies. When one power supply fails, the other power supply can take over its work.
Q: Do I need to buy extra power supplies?
A: No, you don't have to. The power supplies are included in the switch.
Q: Can FS S5860 series switches be operated on 48VDC power?
A: No. FS S5860 series switches only support the AC power supply.
Q: Do FS S5860 series switches support replaceable power supplies?
A: Yes, FS S5860 series switches support hot-swappable dual power supply units. You can remove or replace the PSUs without shutting down the system.
Q: Do spare power supplies for FS S5860 series switches available?
A: You can contact your account manager to get the swappable AC power supply for S5860-24XB-U offline.
Q: What are the idle power consumption of S5860 series switches?
A: The idle power consumption is 60% of the max power consumption, namely 51W.
Q: Do FS S5860 series switches support PoE?
A: Of the three S5860 switch models, S5860-24XB-U switch supports PoE++. A maximum of 90W can be supported on a single RJ45 port.
Q: Can PoE function be turned off for data transmission only?
A: Yes, PoE function can be turned off manually. Also, the PoE supply function will not be turned on when no powered device is detected.
Q: Do FS S5860 series switches support Wi-Fi 6 standard AP devices?
A: FS S5860-24XB-U PoE++ switch meets the high rate interface required by Wi-Fi 6.
Q: What power management do FS S5860 series switches support?
A: FS S5860 series switches support Energy Efficiency Ethernet (EEE).
Warranty and Support
Q: What's the warranty of the hardware and technical support for FS S5860 series switches?
A: FS S5860 series switches comes with 5-year warranty and lifetime tech support. Free after-sale support services are available for users purchasing from FS.com.
Q: If the S5860 series switches are discontinued, will support continue to be offered?
A: Yes, FS will continue to offer support throughout the limited warranty period.
Q: Is it possible to have a remote test?
A: Yes, contact your account manager and they will arrange a remote test for you.