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6–16 MULTILINK ML1200 MANAGED FIELD SWITCH – INSTRUCTION MANUAL
ACCESS CONSIDERATIONS CHAPTER 6: ACCESS CONSIDERATIONS
Severity has one of the following values, and depending on the severity type, is assigned a
I (information, severity level 1) indicates routine events.
A (activity, severity level 2) indicates the activity on the switch.
D (debug, severity level 3) is reserved for GE Multilin internal diagnostic information
C (critical, severity level 4) indicates that a severe switch error has occurred.
F (fatal, severity level 5) indicates that a service has behaved unexpectedly.
6.3.3 Authorized Managers
Just as port security allows and disallows specific MAC addresses from accessing a
network, the EnerVista Secure Web Management software can allow or block specific IP
addresses or a range of IP addresses to access the switch.
Z Access this functionality via the Configuration > Access > IP Access
The window above show the authorized access list for managing the switch. Note specific
services can be authorized. Also note that individual stations or a group of stations with IP
addresses can be authorized.
It is assumed that users are familiar with IP addressing schemes (e.g. class A, B, C etc.),
subnet masking and masking issues such as how many stations are allowed for a given