Standard Module for XGS3-42000R with 48-Port Gigabit copper

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Standard Module for XGS3-42000R with 48-Port Gigabit copper



The PLANET XGS3-42000R Core-Layer Routing Switch is specially designed for large network applications such as Enterprise, Campus, Community, ISP or Data Center network whereflexible configuration, large capacity, high-density, high-reliability and advanced traffic management are required.


The XGS3-42000R is a High-Density Chassis Ethernet Switch built with 4 module slots and redundant power supply. It provides great porting flexibility for network deployment by offering various and combinable management modules and standard interfaces. For instance, one management module can be collaborated with three standard modules, or two management modules work with two standard modules to perform mutually system backup. Within the 6U height, single chassis, the maximum configuration can be:




  • 168-Port 10/100/1000Base-T Copper
  • 156-Port 1000Base-SX/LX SFP Fiber Slots
  • 13-Port 10G XFP Fiber Slots




Positioned as the Core layer switch, the XGS3-42000R serves ideally for large and medium-sized networks and IP metropolitan networks by supplying advanced intelligent and secure features and giving high performance and flexibility.





Supports 10-Gigabit Ethernet

10-Gigabit Ethernet which adopts full-duplex technology instead of low-speed, half-duplex CSMA/CD protocol, is a big leap in the evolution of Ethernet. 10-Gigabit Ethernet can be deployed in star or ring topologies. With 10-Gigabit Ethernet technology applied, the XGS3-42000R provides broad bandwidth and powerful processing capacity. It is suitable for metropolitan networks and wide area networks. Using the XGS3-42000R, users can simplify network structures and reduce cost of network construction.




Abundant IPv6 Support


The XGS3-42000R Chassis Switch supports IPv6 routing in hardware for maximum performance. As more network devices growing and the need for larger addressing and higher security become critical, the XGS3-42000R Chassis Switch will be a right product to meet the requirement.





Scalable Performance

The XGS3-42000R delivers wire-speed Gigabit and 10-Gigabit Ethernet connectivity in a highly flexible and resilitnt modular platform. With high switching capacity, the XGS3-42000R Chassis Switch supports wire-speed L2/L3 forwarding and high routing performance for IPv4 and IPv6 protocols. The scalable and flexible modular architecture supports up to 376Gps forwarding performance in a single system. The XGS3-42000R is ideal for the core layer of campuses, enterprise networks and the aggregation layer of IP metropolitan networks.




Rich Multi-Layer and Multicast Networking Protocols

The XGS3-42000R supports various Layer 2 and management networking protocols to meet the requirements of complex network constructions. It is compatible with 802.1d/w/s, 802.1Q, 802.1p, 802.3ad, 802.3x, GVRP, DHCP, SNTP and etc.

The Chassis Switch also supports IPv6 / IPv4 routing protocols including Layer 3 IP Static Routing, RIPv1/v2, OSPF, and VRRP protocols. Built-in with abundant multicast features, the XGS3-42000R supports rich L2 multicast features such as IGMPv1/v2/v3 and snooping and L3 multicast protocols such as DVMRPPIM-DMPIM-SM and PIM-SSM. Offering the rich application experience, the product supports Multicast VLAN Registration, multicast receive control and illegal multicast source detect functions. The XGS3-42000R Chassis Switch solution performs a cost-effective solution for today with the ability to expand as network demands grow.





Enhanced Security

PLANET XGS3-42000R offers comprehensive Layer 2 to Layer 4 Access Control List (ACL) for enforcing security to the edge. It can be used to restrict network access by denying packets based on source and destination IP address, TCP / UDP ports or defined typical network applications. Its protection mechanism also comprises of 802.1x port-based and MAC-based user and device authentication. With the private VLAN function, communication between edge ports can be prevented to ensure user privacy. The XGS3-42000R Net Security also provides DHCP SnoopingIP Source Guard and Dynamic ARP Inspection functions to prevent IP snooping attack and discard ARP packets with invalid MAC address. The network administrators can now construct highly secured corporate networks with considerably less time and effort than before.





Enhanced Quality of Service

The XGS3-42000R switch fully supports DiffServ Module so users can specify a queue bandwidth on each port. WRR / SP / SWRR scheduling is also provided. The XGS3-42000R supports the port security to enable trusted CoS, DSCP, IP precedence and port priority. Users can modify packets’ DSCP and COS values so the traffic can be classified by port, VLAN, DSCP, IP precedence and ACL table. User can also modify packets’ DSCP and IP precedence values to specify different bandwidths for voice / data / video to customize different qualities of service.





Efficient and Secure Management

For efficient management, the XGS3-42000R Chassis Switch is equipped with console, WEB and SNMP management interfaces. With the built-in Web-Based management interface, the XGS3-42000R offers an easy-to-use, platform-independent management and configuration facility. The XGS3-42000R supports standard Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) and can be managed via any standard-based management software. For text-based management, the XGS3-42000R can be accessed via Telnet and the console port. Moreover, the XGS3-42000R offers secure remote management by supporting SSHSSL and SNMPv3 connection which encrypt the packet content at each session.




High Performance, High-Density, High Reliable Enterprise Backbone Switch

10-Gigabit Ethernet supported equipment has become the fundamental unit of Enterprises and Network servers. The PLANET XGS3-42000R Chassis Switch can easily provide the cost-effective, high-density and high-bandwidth required from now on. Dedicated Chassis architecture features built into the XGS3-42000R makes all modules in the platform operate together as a one much larger switch providing multiple high performance 10-Gigabit Ethernet network for backbone of enterprise, campus or Telecoms. The redundant management modules and dual power supplies provide the XGS3-42000R nonstop network service ability. Moreover, all modules are hot swappable. They can be added or exchanged without interrupting the whole system operation. The XGS3-42000R Chassis Switch is ideal to be used as a server farm switch connecting servers and perfectly suited to networking environments requiring constant access to critical business applications.




Carrier Class Backbone Switch for the Campus and Community

For small area network communication such as in campus and community, the PLANET XGS3-42000R Chassis Switch enables an affordable and scalable network deployment. It offers a high capacity chassis platform with high quality and reliability in 10/100/1000Base-T, 1000Base-SX/LX and 10GBase-SR/LR scalable solutions that integrate easily into any large network. The XGS3-42000R provides up to 188 high-density Gigabit Ethernet ports, in which up to 156 mini-GBIC / SFP ports are available for remote uplink connectivity in a single system and provide the uplink to the edge network through 1000Base-SX/LX SFP modules. The XGS3-42000R offers a comprehensive set of modules for complex network and gives network manager the flexibility to expand large area network when needed.




Hardware and Performance

  • 4 open module slots design
    – 2 Management Modules with 2 Standard Modules
    – 1 Management Module with 3 Standard Modules
  • Up to 168-Port Gigabit copper / 156-Port Gigabit SFP / 13-Port 10G XFP
  • Hot-Swappable switching modules
  • Non-Blocking wire-speed Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching
  • 1 RJ-45 serial console interface on Management Module for Switch basic management and setup


Redundant Power System

  • 100~240V AC Dual power redundant
    – 1 default AC power supply 
    – 1 additional open slot for optional power supply
  • Active-active redundant power failure protection
  • Backup of catastrophic power failure on one supply


IP Stacking

  • IP stacking technology, connect with stack member via any Gigabit or 10G interface
  • Single IP address management, supports up to 24 units stacking together


IP Routing Features

  • IP Routing protocol supports RIP v1/v2, OSPF v2, BGP4
  • Routing interface provides VLAN routing mode
  • Policy based Routing(PBR) for IPv4 and IPv6
  • VRRP protocol for redundant routing deploy
  • Supports route redistribution


Multicast Routing Features

  • Supports Multicast Routing Protocols:
    – PIM-DM (Protocol Independent Multicast – Dense Mode)
    – PIM-SM (Protocol Independent Multicast – Sparse Mode)
    – PIM-SSM (Protocol Independent Multicast – Source-Specific multicast Mode)
    – DVMRP (Distance Vector Multicast Routing Protocol)
  • Supports IGMP v1/v2/v3


Layer 2 Features

  • Supports Auto-Negotiation, Auto-MDI/MDI-x and Half-Duplex / Full-Duplex modes for all 1000Base-T ports.
  • Prevents packet loss with back pressure (Half-Duplex) and IEEE 802.3x PAUSE frame flow control (Full-Duplex)
  • Supports VLAN
    – IEEE 802.1Q Tagged VLAN
    – Up to 4K VLANs groups, out of 4041 VLAN IDs
    – Provider Bridging (VLAN Q-in-Q) support (IEEE 802.1ad) 
    – GVRP protocol for VLAN Management
    – Private VLAN Edge (PVE)
  • Supports Spanning Tree Protocol
  • STP, IEEE 802.1d (Spanning Tree Protocol)
    – RSTP, IEEE 802.1w (Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol)
    – MSTP, IEEE 802.1s (Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol, spanning tree by VLAN)
  • Supports Link Aggregation
    – 802.3ad Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)
    – Cisco ether-channel (Static Trunk)
    – Maximum 128 trunk groups per module, up to 8 ports per trunk group 
    – Up to 16Gbps bandwidth (Duplex Mode)
  • Provide Port Mirror (many-to-1)
  • Port Mirroring to monitor the incoming or outgoing traffic on a particular port


Quality of Service

  • 8 priority queues on all switch ports
  • Supports for strict priority and Weighted Round Robin (WRR) CoS policies
  • Ingress Shaper and Egress Rate Limit per port bandwidth controlTraffic-policing policies based on application



  • Supports IGMP Snooping v1, v2 and v3
  • Querier mode support



  • IEEE 802.1x Port-Based network access authentication
  • MAC-Based network access authentication
  • IP-Based Access Control List (ACL)
  • MAC-Based Access Control List
  • Static MAC



  • IPv4 / IPv6 Switch Management Interfaces
    – Console / Telnet Command Line Interface 
    – Web switch management
    – SNMP v1, v2c, and v3 switch management
    – SSH (Secure Shell) / SSL secure access
  • Four RMON groups (history, statistics, alarms, and events)
  • IPv6 IP Address / NTP / DNS management
  • Built-in Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) client
  • BOOTP and DHCP for IP address assignment
  • DHCP / BootP relay and Relay Option 82
  • DHCP Server
  • DNS-Proxy
  • Firmware upload/download via FTP / TFTP
  • SNTP (Simple Network Time Protocol)
  • LLDP (Link Layer Discovery Protocol)
  • User Privilege levels control









Total Number of Slots

4 ( 2 Management Modules + 2 Standard Modules or 1 Managed module + 3 Standard modules)

Max. Management Module

2 (Slot 1, Slot 2)

Max. Standard Module

3 (Slot 2,3,4)

Management Module Redundancy


Number of Power Supply Bays


Number of FAN Trays

1, hot-pluggable

Max. 10G XFP Slot


Max. 10/100/1000Base-T


Max. 1000Base-SX/LX SFP Slot



Management module / 24 10/100/1000Base-T with 12 Shared SFP Slots + 1 10G XFP Slot


Standard module / 24 10/100/1000Base-T with 12 Shared SFP slots


Standard module / 48 10/100/1000Base-T


Standard module / 48 1000Base-SX/SL SFP slots


Standard module / 4 10GBase-SR/LR XFP slots

Switch Processing Scheme


Backplane Bandwidth


Switching Capacity


Full-Mesh Switching Capacity


Forwarding Rate

264Mpps@64Bytes, Line speed

MAC Table


VLAN Table


ACL Table

16K max.

Routing Table

IPv4 Protocol: 128K max.

IPv6 Protocol: 64K max.

Layer 3 Interface

500 max.

Port Queues


Flow Control

IEEE 802.3x Pause Frame for Full-Duplex

Back pressure for Half-Duplex

Jumbo Frame


Dimension (W x D x H)

445 x 421 x 266 mm

Relative Humidity

10~90%, non-condensing

Operating Temperature

0 ~ 50 Degree C

Power Input

AC: Input 200~240V, 50~60 Hz

Power Consumption


IP Routing Protocol

Static Route, RIPv1/v2, OSPFv2, BGP4

Policy-Based Routing (PBR)

LPM Routing (MD5 authentication)

Multicast Routing Protocol


IPv4 Layer 3 Protocol


Routing Interface


IP Routing Protocol

RIPng, OSPFv3, BGP4+

Multicast Routing Protocol

PIM-SM/DM for IPv6

MLD for IPv6


MLD Snooping, 6 to 4 Tunnels

Multicast receive control

Illegal multicast source detect

IPv6 Layer 3 Protocol

Configured Tunnels , ISATAP, CIDR

Port configuration

Port disable / enable

Auto-Negotiation 10/100/1000Mbps full and half duplex mode selection

Bandwidth control on each port

Port Loopback detect


802.1Q Tagged Based VLAN ,up to 4K VLAN groups



Private VLAN

Spanning Tree Protocol

STP, IEEE 802.1d (Spanning Tree Protocol)

RSTP, IEEE 802.1w (Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol)

MSTP, IEEE 802.1s (Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol, spanning tree by VLAN)

Root Guard

BPDU Guard

Link Aggregation

Static Trunk

IEEE 802.3ad LACP

128 groups of 8-Port trunk support


Traffic classification based, Strict priority and WRR

8-level priority for switching

– Port Number

– 802.1p priority

– DSCP / TOS field in IP Packet

Policy-Based DiffServ


IGMP v1 / v2 / v3 Snooping

IGMP Proxy

IGMP Querier mode support

MLDv1 / v2, MLD v1/v2 Snooping

Access Control List

Supports Standard and Expanded ACL

IP-Based ACL / MAC-Based ACL

Time-Based ACL

ACL Pool can be used for QoS classification

Up to 1K entries


Supports MAC+ port binding

IPv4 / IPv6 + MAC+ port binding

IPv4 / IPv6 + port binding

Supports MAC filter

ARP Spoofing Prevention

ARP Scanning Prevention

IP Source Guard


IEEE 802.1x Port-Based network access control

AAA Authentication: IPv4 / IPv6 over RADIUS




RFC-1493 Bridge MIB

RFC-1643 Ethernet MIB

RFC-2863 Interface MIB

RFC-2665 Ether-Like MIB

RFC-2674 Extended Bridge MIB

RFC-2819 RMON MIB (Group 1, 2, 3 and 9)

RFC-2737 Entity MIB

RFC-2618 RADIUS Client MIB


RFC3411 SNMP-Frameworks-MIB




System Configuration

Console, Telnet, SSH, Web Browser, SSL, SNMPv1, v2c and v3

Management Interface


Telnet, CLI


RMOM 1,2,3,9 for group

SNMP MTB and trap

Regulation Compliance

FCC Part 15 Class A, CE

Standards Compliance

IEEE 802.3 10Base-T

IEEE 802.3u 100Base-TX

IEEE 802.3z 1000Base-SX/LX

IEEE 802.3ab Gigabit 1000T

IEEE 802.3ae 10 Gigabit Ethernet

IEEE 802.3x Flow Control and Back pressure

IEEE 802.3ad Port trunk with LACP

IEEE 802.1d Spanning tree protocol

IEEE 802.1w Rapid spanning tree protocol

IEEE 802.1s Multiple spanning tree protocol

IEEE 802.1p Class of service

IEEE 802.1Q VLAN Tagging

IEEE 802.1x Port Authentication Network Control

IEEE 802.1ab LLDP


Temperature: 0 ~ 50 Degree C

Relative Humidity: 10 ~ 90% (non-condensing)


Temperature: -10 ~ 70 Degree C

Relative Humidity: 5 ~ 90% (non-condensing)