Question about 3Com SuperStack 3 4228G 24-Port Ethernet Switch (0662705446844)

1 Answer

3Com 3c17304 port 25 up not connecting

The port flashes orange and green even without a cable plugged into it. When we do connect an ethernet cable, we cannot get through the port to the router. We have trouble shot by taking that cable and putting it in one of the other 10/100 ports. This does slow us down. Any help is greatly appreciated and thanks for taking the time to read this.

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • Rick Spotanski Feb 26, 2009

    We have the line to the router in port 1 of the switch. 25 connected the switches from the other side of the building. I have that now in port 3. When I disconnect any other cable the lights quit flashing. Port 25 flashes all the time. Why is that and can I fix it or does the switch need replaced?

  • Rick Spotanski Feb 27, 2009

    Thanks. I called 3Com and set up a Rma to get it replaced. Thanks again.

  • Tim Crosslin May 11, 2010

    Can you explain your set up. And what port is the router plugged into?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 59 Answers

Well I think the port is bad, I had one that did something similar to your problem. I got on the 3Com website and submitted and RMA request and they upgraded my with the newest model. But if yours is still in stock they will replace with the same type. That is what I would do. Hope this helps ya.

Posted on Feb 26, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I want to know how I can re-set my 3Com 3crwe955275 wireless access point to its default factory settings. Can anyone help?


1 Remove power from the Gateway. 2 Disconnect all your computers and the cable/DSL modem from the Gateway router. 3 Using a straight through Ethernet cable, connect the Ethernet Cable/DSL port on the rear of the Gateway to any one of the LAN ports. 4 Re-apply power to the Gateway. The Alert LED will flash as the Gateway starts up, and after approximately 30 seconds will start to flash more slowly (typically 2 seconds on, 2 seconds off). Once the Alert LED has started to flash slowly, remove power from the Gateway. 5 Remove the cable connecting the Cable/DSL port to the LAN port, and reconnect one of your computers to one of the Gateway LAN ports. 6 Re-apply power to the Gateway, and when the start-up sequence has completed, browse to: http://192.168.1.1 and run the configuration wizard. You may need to restart your computer before you attempt this. 7 When the configuration wizard has completed, you may reconnect your network as it was before

Here on page 85 of the manual
3Com 3CRWE53172 User Manual Forgotten Password And Reset To Factory...

Feb 18, 2015 | 3Com Computers & Internet

1 Answer

What do the different color leds mean on the NVG589 on the ethernet ports


From the manufacturer's manual (page 92):

Ethernet 1,2 3,4:
  • Orange/Amber:when a Gigabit Ethernet device is connected to each port.
  • Green: when 10/100 Ethernet device is connected.
  • Flash for Ethernet traffic passing.
http://community.arubanetworks.com/aruba/attachments/aruba/unified-wired-wireless-access/26009/1/Motorola%20NVG589%20VDSL2%20Gateway.pdf

Dec 12, 2014 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

3com Switch Intermittently Losing Connection.


this could be a problem with the second switch unit. what happens if you connect a pc to this cable, is that intermittent, if so, that is your problem. try fault finding with a LAN cable tester to see if there's any issue with the link cable.

Jul 16, 2013 | 3Com Baseline Switch 2024 24-Port...

1 Answer

My 3com 4200 28 ports is restarting by itself many


Base from the description of your problem its only showing that some of the port on of your Ethernet switch is already getting bad and this usually happen on switch like this and eventually all port will go bad and will lead to the replacement of the device. With this type of problem you can first try to adjust the speed of your network card to 10 half duplex and check if that will correct the connectivity problem and if it does its just a sign that sooner or later the device is already getting bad and since its only a switch there's no firmware that we can load to it or even a reset button to bring the device back to its default settings.

Jan 27, 2010 | 3Com 4200 24-Port Ethernet Switch

1 Answer

Manually address internet ethernet ports


crossover cable is used when you want to connect two computers.... i am giving you the ethernet cabling standard using which you can connect two pc's ...easily.

one end will consist of the following combinations...

white - green
green
white - orange
Blue
white - blue
orange
white - brown
brown

the other end will consist of the following combination

white - orange
orange
white - green
blue
white - blue
green
white - brown
brown


Dec 29, 2009 | Microsoft Windows 98 for PC

1 Answer

I get no sync between my network card and the


Make sure your not using a crossover through cable. Also make sure your not connecting the cable into the internet port, which is usually the first or last port.
  • A straight-thru cable has identical ends.
  • A crossover cable has different ends.
  • A straight-thru is used as a patch cord in Ethernet connections.
  • A crossover is used to connect two Ethernet devices without a hub or for connecting two hubs.
  • A crossover has one end with the Orange set of wires switched with the Green set.

Nov 30, 2009 | Belkin F5D5131-8 Ethernet Switch 8 x...

1 Answer

When I connect the ethernet cable to my tower, I gave an orange light. What could be causing this to happen?


What Orange light are you refering to? You have an orange and green LED on the block of the Ethernet connecter, if the cable is plugged into the plug and the other end is terminated into another deive such as a modem,bridge,router or switch the orange light(led) should come on as that indicates a valdi link hence being called the link light, the green light(led) indicates data being received or transmitted. If orange flash with sparks(bad) from the plug it means there is power on the cable..very bad as this could be due to the ethernet card that is faulty or the device on the other end of the cable is faulty.

Aug 01, 2009 | Intel Ethernet 10/100 Network Adapter

1 Answer

Ethernet port not "active"


Hi there.
Restart the PC and go into the bios to make sure the on-board LAN is enabled, if it is try as jery says and try another ethernet cable.

Post back please and good luck

Apr 21, 2009 | Dell Latitude C400 Notebook

2 Answers

I cann't connect to my switch


The primary connection method for those switches would be serial connection. In the box there should have been a DB9 serial to RJ45 cable. Hyperterminal default settings would allow you to connect.

Jul 25, 2008 | 3Com 4500 24-Port Ethernet Switch

1 Answer

Link and activity lights on 3Com Switch ports without connection


Do the ports work when the cables are connect?  I did some re-search and this seems to be an ongoing issue with 3com switches.  It should not effect the use of the switch

Oct 09, 2007 | 3Com 3C16985B /REF3COM SSII 24-PORT SWITCH...

Not finding what you are looking for?
3Com SuperStack 3 4228G 24-Port Ethernet Switch (0662705446844) Logo

765 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top 3Com Computers & Internet Experts

NBX_Tech
NBX_Tech

Level 1 Expert

58 Answers

steve morris
steve morris

Level 3 Expert

1675 Answers

micky dee

Level 3 Expert

2644 Answers

Are you a 3Com Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...