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MS250 Series Installation Guide

Model number

Description

MS250-24

Stackable Layer-3 24-port gigabit Ethernet switch with 4 SFP+ interfaces, hot-swappable power supplies

MS250-24P

Stackable Layer-3 24-port gigabit Ethernet 370W PoE switch with 4 SFP+ interfaces, hot-swappable power supplies 

MS250-48

Stackable Layer-3 48-port gigabit Ethernet switch with 4 SFP+ interfaces, hot-swappable power supplies

MS250-48LP

Stackable Layer-3 48-port gigabit Ethernet 370W PoE switch with 4 SFP+ interfaces, hot-swappable power supplies

MS250-48FP

Stackable Layer-3 48-port gigabit Ethernet 740W PoE switch with 4 SFP+ interfaces, hot-swappable power supplies

Package contents

In addition to the MS switch, the following are provided:

 

Rack Mount Kit includes:

  • US 12-24 mounting screws and cage nuts, 5 of each
  • INTL M5 mounting screws and cage nuts, 5 of each
  • INTL M6 mounting screws and cage nuts, 5 of each
  • Mounting washers
Note: MS250 does not include stacking cables.  Stacking cables sold separately.
If using a 640WAC or 1025WAC power supply, it will require to use a C15 power cable.

MS250-24 Series front panel

MS250-48 Series front panel

Ports and Status Indicators

The MS uses LEDs to inform the user of the device's status. When the device powers on, all the Internet LEDs flash twice. Additional functions are described below, from left to right.

Item

Function

LED Status

Meaning

1

Power

Solid orange

Switch is unable to connect to the Meraki cloud

   

Flashing white

Firmware upgrade in process

   

Solid white

Switch is fully operational and connected to the Meraki cloud

   

Off

Switch does not have power

2 Restore N/A Restore button to clear switch IP and local configuration settings

3

Switch Ports

Off

No link is detected on this port

   

Solid orange

10/100 Mbps (1 Gbps on SFP+)

   

Solid green

1 Gbps (10 Gbps on SFP+)

In addition, there is a RESTORE button available on the front panel.

Insert a paperclip if a restore is required.

  • A brief, momentary press: To delete a downloaded configuration and reboot.

  • Press and hold for more than 10 sec: To force the unit into a full factory restore.

MS250 Series back panel

 

Item

Function

LED Status

Meaning

1

Management Interface

Green

Connected, used for easy access to the local status page

2

Stack Ports

Green

QSFP stacking cable is connected

    Off No link is detected on this port

3

Redundant Power Supplies

Green

Active and functional power supplies

Power input

The MS comes standard with US power cord. EU/UK/AU power cords may be ordered separately.

Equipment is to be used only in a restricted access location and installed/operated only by trained service personnel.

Bringing your Stack Online

MS250 switches can be connected in a physical stack using dedicated stacking ports and cables. Configuration steps and additional information about stacking can be found here.

Mounting hardware 

The mounting hardware includes a rack mount kit for standard 1U racks. When installing the device, make sure that there is sufficient space between the rear of the rack and other obstacles to ensure adequate airflow.

Optional Mid-Mount bracket

All MS250 models are designed for an optional MA-MNT-MID-1 mid-mount bracket when using 2-post racks.  

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