Dell PCT8164 48 Ports Switch
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Dell PCT8164 PowerConnect 8164 48 Ports L3 48X40GbE QSFP+ Refurbished

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Short Description:
PCT8164 PowerConnect 8164 48 Ports Layer3 (L3) 48X40 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) Quad Small Form-Factor Pluggable Plus (QSFP+) Switch | Made by Dell | Refurbished
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Security and Access Control

Security and access control refers to the measures taken to protect a network from unauthorized access and to ensure that only authorized users and devices are able to communicate over the network.

In the context of a network switch, security and access control can be achieved through several mechanisms, including:

  • Authentication: The switch can require authentication from users and devices before allowing them to access the network. This can be done using protocols such as RADIUS and TACACS+.
  • Access control lists (ACLs): ACLs allow administrators to specify rules for filtering traffic based on various criteria such as source IP address, destination IP address, and port number. This allows administrators to control which devices and users are able to access specific parts of the network.
  • Port security: Port security allows administrators to restrict access to a specific port on the switch to a single device. This can be used to prevent unauthorized devices from accessing the network.
  • Encryption: The switch can use encryption technologies such as SSL, TLS, and IPsec to protect the confidentiality and integrity of data transmitted over the network.
  • Firewall: The switch can include a firewall to provide additional protection against network-based attacks by filtering and blocking unwanted traffic.

By implementing security and access control measures, a network switch helps to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data transmitted over the network. This is particularly important in business networks, where sensitive information must be protected against unauthorized access and theft.

L3 Routing Capabilities

L3 Routing capabilities refer to the ability of a network switch to perform layer 3 routing functions. In other words, L3 routing allows the switch to forward data packets based on the destination IP address rather than just the destination MAC address, as is done in layer 2 switches.

With L3 routing capabilities, the switch can act as a router, making routing decisions based on the IP address of the incoming and outgoing data packets. This enables the switch to route traffic between different subnets and VLANs (Virtual Local Area Networks) within the network.

L3 routing also enables the switch to support features such as static routing, dynamic routing protocols (such as OSPF and BGP), and access control lists (ACLs) for filtering and managing network traffic.

Advanced Traffic Monitoring

Advanced Traffic Monitoring refers to the ability of a network switch to monitor and analyze network traffic in real-time, providing detailed information about the behavior and patterns of network traffic. This information can be used by network administrators to optimize network performance, troubleshoot issues, and identify potential security threats.

Some of the key features of advanced traffic monitoring include:

  • Traffic Analysis: The switch can collect detailed information about network traffic, such as the number of packets sent, the bandwidth usage, and the distribution of traffic by source and destination IP addresses.
  • Traffic Filtering: The switch can be configured to filter and capture specific types of network traffic, such as traffic to and from a specific IP address or port.
  • Traffic Visualization: The switch can provide graphical representations of network traffic, allowing administrators to quickly and easily identify trends, patterns, and potential issues.
  • Alerts and Notifications: The switch can generate alerts and notifications in real-time when certain traffic thresholds are exceeded or when potential security threats are detected.
  • Traffic History: The switch can store detailed information about network traffic over time, allowing administrators to perform historical analysis and trend analysis to identify long-term trends and patterns.

Advanced Traffic Monitoring is a crucial tool for network administrators, as it provides the visibility and insight needed to ensure the efficient and secure operation of a network. By monitoring network traffic in real-time, administrators can quickly identify and resolve issues, and make informed decisions about how to optimize network performance.

General Information about this Dell PCT8164

  • Manufacturer: Dell
  • Part Number or SKU# PCT8164
  • Device Type: Layer 3 Switch

Technical Information of Dell 48 Ports Switch

  • Total Number of Network Ports: 48
  • Number of Network (rj-45) Ports: 48
  • Layer Supported: 4
  • Manageable: Yes
  • Poe (rj-45) Port: No
  • Input Voltage: 110 V Ac, 220 V Ac
  • Form Factor: Rack-mountable
  • Media Type Supported: Twisted Pair
  • Ethernet Technology: 40 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Network Technology: 10gbase-t
  • Number of Total Expansion Slots: 3
  • Expansion Slot Type: QSFP+
  • Compatible Rack Unit: 1u
  • Port/expansion Slot Details: 48 X 10 Gigabit Ethernet Network, 2 X 40 Gigabit Ethernet Expansion Slot, 1 X Expansion Slot
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

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