I have an issue with an Addtron AES820TX Hub. The device is passing traffic, but I am unable to ping the IP address that has been assigned to it. This occurred out of the blue about 10 days ago. Tried rebooting it, and still it will not respond to ICMP, yet continues to pass traffic. Any thoughts other than perhaps the device is just faulty?
Is there any change in the configuration made, like is ICMP blocked. If youa re bale to pass traffic without any issues and if the issue is just that you are not able to ping the HUB there is a posibility of blocking the ICMP requests.
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Wich kind of problems, you are unable to ping the copier or you cant print, or ...
If you connecting the PC directly use the croswired cable if you are connected over HUB, or other network device you must use normal UTP patch cable, from copier to the HUB, and from the HUB to PC.
Do you have right IP, subnet and gateway?
Check the network cards on copier and PC, if you crimp the cables by yourself check the cables,...
Do you have printer FLASH on your copier?
When did errors occured? Were you able to print before?
You do what you are describing, attach the hub to the router in any regular lan port. Then just plug everything you need to into the hub. Make sure dhcp is on on the router (it probably is) and just set it to automatically obtain the IP on the computers attached. The router can go through the hub (or switch) to give them IPs.
You have a real beast screwing around in that hub. You have choises:
1. Call the animal control department :)
2. Shoot it with a 22 :):)
3. Get another one.
A Hub acting like that has got its marbles juggled. Switching it on and off is the only way of flashing, and if that doesn't work, its jinxed. If you network it, you could spend a lot of time fixing network problems.
If I remember correctly, this device has vlan. Did you check to make sure that the vlan is configured or turned off? And does this have a firewall? Seems like a firewall is blocking ping port but allowing traffic.
Also, I thought the 24WM was a 24 port switch, you mentioned a hub, but what kind of hub is it?
It really sounds like a port blocking issue.
Port forwarding and static routes isn?t the route to go down to fix this issue. I have an FR114 in a similar configuration and yours should work as well.
-When connecting a hub to a router you should be using a certified, standard Ethernet cable, not a crossover. Make sure it?s certified for at least 100 Mbps.
-If you are using port 8 on the hub to connect to the router make sure the Normal/Uplink button is set to Normal.
-Are the Link and 100 Mbps LED green on both the hub and router ports you use to connect? If not try a known good cable; if that doesn?t work try different ports.
Let us know how things work out and please don?t forget to rate this post.