HP 2530 Switch Series consists of four fully managed Layer 2 edge switches, delivering cost-effective, reliable, and secure connectivity for business networks. 

Device Type Switch - 48 ports - Managed
Enclosure Type Desktop, rack-mountable, wall-mountable 1U
Subtype Gigabit Ethernet
Ports 48 x 10/100/1000 (PoE+) + 4 x Gigabit SFP
Power Over Ethernet (PoE) PoE+
Performance Throughput: 77.3 Mpps Switching capacity: 104 Gbps
MAC Address Table Size 16000 entries
Jumbo Frame Support 9220 bytes
Remote Management Protocol SNMP 1, RMON 1, RMON 2, RMON 3, RMON 9, Telnet, SNMP 3, SNMP 2c, HTTP, TFTP, SSH-2, CLI
Encryption Algorithm SSL
Authentication Method RADIUS, TACACS+, Secure Shell v.2 (SSH2)
Features Flow control, DHCP support, BOOTP support, ARP support, trunking, VLAN support, auto-uplink (auto MDI/MDI-X), port mirroring, IPv6 support, half duplex mode, full duplex mode, SNTP support, sFlow, Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP) support, Access Control List (ACL) support, Multicast Suppression, STP Root Guard, LLDP support, dual firmware images, Class of Service (CoS), Generic Attribute Registration Protocol (GARP)
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.1D, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.3ad (LACP), IEEE 802.1w, IEEE 802.1x, IEEE 802.1s, IEEE 802.1ab (LLDP), IEEE 802.3at, IEEE 802.3az
Processor 1 x ARM: 800 MHz
Flash Memory 128 MB
Interfaces 48 x 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T - RJ-45 PoE+ 4 x SFP+ 1 x management RJ-45
Power Device Internal power supply
Voltage Required AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Compliant Standards FCC Class A certified, CISPR 22 Class A, CISPR 24, EN 61000-3-2, IEC 61000-3-2, IEC 61000-3-3, IEC 61000-4-11, IEC 61000-4-2, IEC 61000-4-3, IEC 61000-4-4, IEC 61000-4-5, IEC 61000-4-6, IEC 61000-4-8, VCCI Class A ITE, EN 61000-3-3, EN55024, EN55022 Class A, UL 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, EN 60950-1, CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1
Width 44.3 cm
Depth 32.26 cm
Height 4.45 cm
Weight 4.72 kg
Min Operating Temperature 0 C
Max Operating Temperature 45 C
Humidity Range Operating 15 - 95% (non-condensing)
Min Storage Temperature -40 C
Max Storage Temperature 70 C
Humidity Range Storage 15 - 90% (non-condensing)
SKU J9772A
Brand HPE

Features and Benefits

Unified Wired and Wireless

  • ClearPass Policy Manager support

unified wired and wireless policies using Aruba ClearPass Policy Manager

·       Switch auto-configuration

automatically configures switch for different settings such as VLAN, CoS, PoE max power, and PoE priority when an Aruba access point is detected

·       User role

defines a set of switch-based policies in areas such as security, authentication, and QoS. A user role can be assigned to a group of users or devices, using local switch configuration (YA version software only).

Quality of Service (QoS)

·       Traffic prioritization (IEEE 802.1p)

allows real-time traffic classification with support for eight priority levels mapped to either two or four queues, and uses weighted deficit round robin (WDRR) or strict priority

·       Simplified QoS configuration

  • Port-based

prioritizes traffic by specifying a port and priority level

–          VLAN-based

prioritizes traffic by specifying a VLAN and priority level

·       Class of Service (CoS)

sets the IEEE 802.1p priority tag based on IP address, IP Type of Service (ToS), Layer 3 protocol, TCP/UDP port number, source port, and DiffServ

·       Rate limiting

establishes per-port ingress-enforced maximums for all ingressed traffic or for broadcast, multicast, or unknown destination traffic

·       Layer 4 prioritization

enables prioritization based on TCP/UDP port numbers

·       Flow control

helps deliver reliable communication during full-duplex operation


  • Choice of management interfaces


  • HTML-based easy-to-use Web GUI

allows configuration of the switch from any Web browser

–          Robust CLI

provides advanced configuration and diagnostics

–          Simple network management protocol (SNMPv1/v2c/v3)

allows the switch to be managed with a variety of third-party network management applications

·       Flexible management with same hardware

supports both cloud-based Central and on-premise AirWave with the same hardware ensuring change management platform without ripping and replacing switching infrastructure

·       Virtual stacking

provides single IP address management for up to 16 switches

·       sFlow (RFC 3176)

delivers wire-speed traffic accounting and monitoring, configured by SNMP and CLI with three terminal encrypted receivers

·       IEEE 802.1AB Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)

automates device discovery protocol for easy mapping by network management applications

·       Logging

provides local and remote logging of events via SNMP (v2c and v3) and syslog; provides log throttling and log filtering to reduce the number of log events generated

·       Port mirroring

allows traffic to be mirrored on any port or a network analyzer to assist with diagnostics or detecting network attacks

·       Remote monitoring (RMON)

provides advanced monitoring and reporting capabilities for statistics, history, alarms, and events

·       Find, fix, and inform

finds and fixes common network problems automatically, and then informs the administrator

·       Friendly port names

allows assignment of descriptive names to ports

·       Dual flash images

provides independent primary and secondary operating system files for backup while upgrading

·       Multiple configuration files

are easily stored with a flash image

·       Front-panel LEDs

  • Locator LEDs

allows users to set the locator LED on a specific switch to turn on, blink, or turn off; and simplifies troubleshooting by making it easy to locate a particular switch within a rack of similar switches

–          Per-port LEDs

provides an at-a-glance view of the status, activity, speed, and full-duplex operation

–          Power and fault LEDs

display issues, if any

·       Download Software via DHCP

adds the option to specify the location of switch software via DHCP

·       TR-069 support

enables zero-touch configuration for switches

·       Zero-Touch ProVisioning (ZTP)

uses settings in DHCP to enable ZTP with Aruba AirWave


  • IPv6
    • IPv6 host

allows the switch to be deployed and managed at the edge of an IPv6 network

–          Dual stack (IPv4/IPv6)

supports connectivity for both protocols; provides a transition mechanism from IPv4 to IPv6

–          MLD snooping

forwards IPv6 multicast traffic to appropriate interface; prevents IPv6 multicast traffic from flooding the network


–          IPv6 ACL/QoS

supports ACL & QoS for IPv6 network traffic on Gigabit & 48 port 10/100 models

–          Security

RA Guard, DHCPv6 Protection, Dynamic IPv6 Lockdown (YA only)

·       IEEE 802.3at Power over Ethernet (PoE+)

provides up to 30 W per port that allows support of the latest PoE+ capable devices such as IP phones, wireless access points, and security cameras, as well as any IEEE 802.3af compliant end device; eliminates the cost of additional electrical cabling and circuits that would otherwise be necessary in IP phone and WLAN deployments

·       Auto-MDIX

adjusts automatically for straight-through or crossover cables on all ports

·       Pre-standard PoE support

detects and provides power to pre-standard PoE devices

·       SFP slots

provides fiber connectivity such as Gigabit-SX, -LX, -LH, and -BX with four SFP slots on all 24- and 48-port Gigabit Ethernet models. Fast Ethernet 24- and 48-port models have two SFP slots and two RJ-45 Gigabit uplinks; 8-port models have two dual-personality ports supporting either SFP or RJ-45 Gigabit uplinks

·       Dual-personality (RJ-45 or USB micro-B) serial console port

gives easy access to switch CLI with front-of-switch location and the flexibility of using either an RJ-45 or USB micro-B serial console port

Layer 2 switching

  • VLANs

provides support for 512 VLANs and 4,094 VLAN IDs

·       Jumbo packet support

supports up to 9,220-byte frame size to improve the performance of large data transfers; 8- and 24-port Fast Ethernet models automatically support up to 2,000-byte frames with no configuration needed

·       16K MAC address table

provides access to many Layer 2 devices

·       GARP VLAN Registration Protocol

allows automatic learning and dynamic assignment of VLANs

·       Rapid Per-VLAN Spanning Tree (RPVST+)

allows each VLAN to build a separate spanning tree to improve link bandwidth usage; is compatible with PVST+


  • ACLs

accommodates IPv4/IPv6 port and VLAN-based ACLs (IPv6 ACL is supported only on Gigabit Ethernet and 48-port models.)

·       Source-port filtering

allows only specified ports to communicate with each other


eases switch management security administration by using a password authentication server

·       Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

encrypts all HTTP traffic, allowing secure access to the browser-based management GUI in the switch

·       Port security

allows access only to specified MAC addresses, which can be learned or specified by the administrator

·       MAC address lockout

prevents particular configured MAC addresses from connecting to the network

·       Multiple user authentication methods

  • IEEE 802.1X

uses an IEEE 802.1X supplicant on the client in conjunction with a RADIUS server to authenticate in accordance with industry standards


–          Web-based authentication

provides a browser-based environment, similar to IEEE 802.1X, to authenticate clients that do not support the IEEE 802.1X supplicant

–          MAC-based authentication

authenticates the client with the RADIUS server based on the client's MAC address

·       Secure shell (SSH) v2

encrypts all transmitted data for secure remote CLI access over IP networks

·       Secure shell

encrypts all transmitted data for secure remote CLI access over IP networks

·       STP BPDU port protection

blocks Bridge Protocol Data Units (BPDUs) on ports that do not require BPDUs, preventing forged BPDU attacks

·       STP root guard

protects the root bridge from malicious attacks or configuration mistakes

·       Secure management access

delivers secure encryption of all access methods (CLI, GUI, or MIB) through SSHv2 and SNMPv3

·       Custom banner

displays security policy when users log in to the switch

·       Secure FTP

allows secure file transfer to and from the switch; protects against unwanted file downloads or unauthorized copying of a switch configuration file

·       Protected ports CLI

offers intuitive CLI to configure the source-port filter feature, by allowing specified ports to be isolated from all other ports on the switch; the protected port or ports can communicate only with the uplink or shared resources

·       Authentication flexibility

  • Multiple IEEE 802.1X users per port

provides authentication for up to eight IEEE 802.1X users per port; prevents a user from "piggybacking" on another user's IEEE 802.1X authentication

–          Concurrent IEEE 802.1X and Web or MAC authentication schemes per port

allows a switch port to accept any IEEE 802.1X and either Web or MAC authentications

·       Switch management logon security

helps secure switch CLI logon by optionally requiring either RADIUS or TACACS+ authentication

·       DHCP protection

blocks DHCP packets from unauthorized DHCP servers, preventing denial-of-service attacks

·       Dynamic ARP protection:

blocks ARP broadcasts from unauthorized hosts, preventing eavesdropping or theft of network data

·       Dynamic IP lockdown

works with DHCP protection to block traffic from unauthorized hosts, preventing IP source address spoofing

·       MAC Pinning

allows non-chatty legacy devices to stay authenticated by pinning client MAC addresses to the port until the clients logoff or get disconnected


  • LLDP-MED (Media Endpoint Discovery)

defines a standard extension of LLDP that stores values for parameters such as QoS and VLAN to automatically configure network devices such as IP phones

·       IP multicast (data-driven IGMP)

prevents flooding of IP multicast traffic

·       IEEE 802.1AB Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP)

facilitates easy mapping using network management applications with LLDP automated device discovery protocol

·       PoE and PoE+ allocations

support multiple methods—automatic, IEEE 802.3at dynamic, LLDP-MED fine grain, IEEE 802.3af device class, or user specified—to allocate and manage PoE/PoE+ power for more efficient energy use

·       Voice VLAN

uses LLDP-MED to automatically configure a VLAN for IP phones


·       IP multicast (data-driven IGMPv3)

prevents flooding of IP multicast traffic

·       LLDP-CDP compatibility

receives and recognizes CDP packets from Cisco's IP phones for seamless interoperation

·       Local MAC Authentication

assigns attributes such as VLAN and QoS using locally configured profile that can be a list of MAC prefixes

Resiliency and high availability

  • Port trunking and link aggregation
    • Trunking

supports up to eight links per trunk to increase bandwidth and create redundant connections; and supports L2, L3, and L4 trunk load-balancing algorithm (L4 trunk load balancing is supported only on Gigabit Ethernet and 48-port models.)

–          IEEE 802.3ad Link Aggregation Control Protocol (LACP)

eases configuration of trunks through automatic configuration

·       IEEE 802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree

provides high link availability in multiple VLAN environments by allowing multiple spanning trees; provides legacy support for IEEE 802.1d and IEEE 802.1w

·       SmartLink

provides easy-to-configure link redundancy of active and standby links

Product Architecture

  • Energy-efficient design
    • IEEE 802.3az

reduces power consumption during periods of low data activity on Gigabit Ethernet switches

–          Port low power mode

enables the port to automatically go into low-power mode to conserve energy when no link is detected

–          Fanless and variable-speed fans

decreases power consumption in fanless (all 8-port, 2530-24, and 2530-48 PoE+ switches) as well as variable- speed fan switches

–          Port LEDs

conserves energy by optionally turning off port link and activity LEDs

·       Switch on a chip

provides a highly integrated, high-performance switch design with a non-blocking architecture


  • Flexible mounting
    • Rack mountable

allows the switch to be mounted on a standard 19-inch rack, with the hardware included

–          Wall mountable

allows the switch to be mounted on a wall, using the hardware included

–          Surface mountable

allows the switch to be mounted above or below a surface (such as a desk or table), using the hardware included

·       Quiet operation

lowers noise, making it suitable for deployments in acoustically sensitive environments such as conference rooms and office spaces

·       Compact size

reduces space requirements (refer to the product specifications for the exact dimensions)

Warranty and support


  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

see http://www.hpe.com/networking/warrantysummary for warranty and support information included with your product purchase.

·       Software releases

to find software for your product, refer to http://www.hpe.com/networking/supportfor details on the software releases available with your product purchase, refer to http://www.hpe.com/networking/warrantysummary

Lifetime Manufacturer Warranty

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