In wall switches

Andrey Khomyakov khomyakov.andrey at
Mon Feb 22 17:10:28 UTC 2010

I ordered 4 of the 3CNJ2000. The came in the other day. So far, looks like
they will work out fine, considering they even support .1x (supposedly), but
I already noticed an annoying thing - they don't get the DHCP address
reliably and fall back the 169. address. So one would have to disconnect
from the network to configure them and they retain a static IP just fine.
I updated the firmware on them and the annoyance seem to have gone away, but
one would still have to connect them first before one can update the
Just keep in mind if you ever run across those

PS. They also support LLDP which comes in handy during deployment.

On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 12:03 PM, Josh Cheney <josh.cheney at> wrote:

> On 2/16/10 11:28 AM, Andrey Khomyakov wrote:
>> Does anyone know of anything like a small, but managed in wall switch? I
>> have an area where the business needs to deploy more thin client kiosks
>> than
>> I have data drops and it's impossible to add more due to how the walls on
>> that floor (basement) where finished.
> A Mikrotik RB750 would fit the bill nicely. It has additional routing
> features that are probably not necessary, but will do simple managed
> switching features easily, and I think it can even be powered by PoE.
> --
> Josh Cheney
> josh.cheney at


Andrey Khomyakov
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