XGS-5240-24X2QR – Planet 24 Port Stackable Managed Switch

Part Number: XGS-5240-24X2QR Category

The Planet XGS-5240-24X2QR is a high performance Layer 2+ Stackable Managed Switch that meets the next generation Metro, Data Center, Campus and Enterprise network requirements. It supports IPv4/IPv6 Layer 3 static routing capability and abundant L2/L4 switching engine, and provides high-density 24 10G SFP+ and 2 40G QSFP+ fiber interfaces delivered in a 1U rugged case. Up to 4 switches with a total of 96 10G SFP+ slots can be stacked up, making the management of a high-capacity network and all-purpose applications easier and more flexible.



Physical Port

  • 24 10GBASE-SR/LR SFP+ ports, compatible with 1000BASE-SX/LX/BX SFP
  • 2 QSFP+ slots with each supporting native 40G and four 10 Gigabit Ethernet modes.
  • 1 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ45 in-band management port
  • 1 USB2.0 interface for configuration and firmware storage
  • RJ45 console interface for switch basic management and setup


Stacking Features

    • Hardware Stacking

– Virtualized multiple XGS-5240-24X2QR switches into one logical device

    – Connects with stack member via assigned 10G SFP+ interfaces or 40G QSFP+ interfaces
    – Single IP address stack management, supporting up to 4 switches stacked together
    – Stacking architecture supports redundancy Ring mode
    • IP Stacking

– Connects with stack member via both SFP+ and QSFP+ interfaces

    – Single IP address management, supporting up to 24 units stacked together


IP Routing Features

  • IP routing protocol supports
  • Routing interface provides per VLAN routing mode
  • Supports route redistribution


Layer 2 Features

    • Prevents packet loss flow control

– IEEE 802.3x pause frame flow control in full-duplex mode

    – Back-pressure flow control in half-duplex mode
    • High performance Store-and-Forward architecture, broadcast storm control and port loopback detection
    • 32K MAC address table, automatic source address learning and aging
    • Supports VLAN

– IEEE 802.1Q tag-based VLAN

    – GVRP for dynamic VLAN management
    – Up to 256 VLANs groups, out of 4041 VLAN IDs
    – Provider Bridging (VLAN Q-in-Q, IEEE 802.1ad) supported
    – Private VLAN Edge (PVE) supported
    – GVRP protocol for Management VLAN
    – Protocol-based VLAN
    – MAC-based VLAN
    – IP subnet VLAN
    • Supports Link Aggregation

– Maximum 12 trunk groups, up to 8 ports per trunk group

    – IEEE 802.3ad LACP (Link Aggregation Control Protocol)
    – Cisco ether-channel (static trunk)
    • Supports Spanning Tree Protocol

– STP, IEEE 802.1D (Classic Spanning Tree Protocol)

    – RSTP, IEEE 802.1w (Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol)
    – MSTP, IEEE 802.1s (Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol, spanning tree by VLAN)
    – Supports BPDU and root guard
  • Port mirroring to monitor the incoming or outgoing traffic on a particular port (many to many)
  • Provides port mirror (many-to-1)


Quality of Service

    • 8 priority queues on all switch ports
    • Support for strict priority and WRR (Weighted Round Robin) CoS policies
    • Traffic classification

– IEEE 802.1p CoS/ToS

    – IPv4/IPv6 DSCP
    – Port-based WRR
  • Strict priority and WRR CoS policies



  • Supports IPv4 IGMP snooping v1, v2 and v3
  • Supports IPv6 MLD v1 and v2 snooping
  • Querier mode support
  • Supports Multicast VLAN Register (MVR)



  • IEEE 802.1x port-based network access authentication
  • MAC-based network access authentication
  • Built-in RADIUS client to cooperate with the RADIUS servers for IPv4 and IPv6
  • TACACS+ login users access authentication
  • IP-based Access Control List (ACL)
  • MAC-based Access Control List
  • Supports DHCP snooping
  • Supports ARP inspection
  • IP Source Guard prevents IP spoofing attacks
  • Dynamic ARP Inspection discards ARP packets with invalid MAC address to IP address binding



    • Management IP for IPv4 and IPv6
    • Switch Management Interface

– Console/Telnet Command Line Interface

    – Web switch management
    – SNMP v1, v2c, and v3 switch management
    – SSH/SSL secure access
  • BOOTP and DHCP for IP address assignment
  • Firmware upload/download via TFTP or HTTP Protocol for IPv4 and IPv6
  • SNTP (Simple Network Time Protocol) for IPv4 and IPv6
  • User privilege levels control
  • Syslog server for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Supports DDM
  • Four RMON groups 1, 2, 3, 9 (history, statistics, alarms and events)
  • Supports sFlow
  • Supports ULDP
  • Supports ULPP (Uplink Protection Protocol)
  • Supports ULSM (Uplink State Monitor Protocol)
  • Supports LLDP/LLDP MED
  • Supports DHCP Option82
  • IPv4/IPv6 DHCP Client
  • IPv4/IPv6 DHCP Relay
  • IPv4/IPv6 DHCP Snooping
  • IPv4/IPv6 DHCP Server
  • Supports ping, trace route function for IPv4 and IPv6


Redundant Power System

  • Redundant 100~240V AC/36-72V DC dual power
  • Active-active redundant power failure protection
  • Backup of catastrophic power failure on one supply
  • Fault tolerance and resilience
Hardware Specifications
SFP+ Slots24 10GBASE-SR/LR SFP+ interfaces
Compatible with 1000BASE-SX/LX/BX SFP transceiver
QSFP+ Slots2 with each supporting native 40 Gigabit Ethernet and four 10GBASE-SR/LR Ethernet modes
MGMTOne 10/100/1000BASE-T RJ45 port
Console1 RJ45-to-DB9 serial port (9600, 8, N, 1)
USB1 USB 2.0
Switch ArchitectureStore-and-forward
Switch Capacity640Gbps/non-blocking
Switch Throughput476Mpps
Address Table32K MAC address table with auto learning function
Shared Data Buffer4MB
Flow ControlBack pressure for half duplex
IEEE 802.3x pause frame for full duplex
Jumbo Frame9KB
LED IndicatorSystem:
1/10G SFP+ slot: LNK/ACT(Orange/Green)
40G QSFP+ slot: LNK/ACT (Green)
Dimensions (W x D x H)440 x 318 x 44.6 mm, 1U height
Power Consumption75 watts/210 BTU (maximum)
Power RequirementsAC 100~240V, 50/60Hz
DC 36-72V
Layer 3 Functions
Routing ProtocolIPv4 Static routing
IPv6 Static routing
Routing Table64 entries
DHCP server, default route
DHCP relay
Layer 2 Functions
Port ConfigurationPort disable/enable
1 &10Gbps full duplex mode selection
Flow control disable/enable
Bandwidth control on each port
Port loopback detection
Port StatusDisplay each port’s speed duplex mode, link status, flow control status and
auto negotiation status
VLAN802.1Q tag-based VLAN, up to 4K VLAN entries
802.1ad Q-in-Q (VLAN stacking)
GVRP for VLAN management
Private VLAN Edge (PVE) supported
Protocol-based VLAN
MAC-based VLAN
IP subnet VLAN
Bandwidth ControlTX/RX/both
Link AggregationIEEE 802.3ad LACP/static trunk
Supports 12 trunk groups with 8 ports per trunk group
QoS8 priority queues on all switch ports
Supports strict priority and Weighted Round Robin (WRR) CoS policies
Traffic classification:
– IEEE 802.1p CoS/ToS
– IPv4/IPv6 DSCP
– Port-based WRR
MulticastIPv4 IGMP v1/v2/v3 snooping
IGMP Querier mode support
Ipv6 MLD v1/v2 snooping
MLD Querier mode support
Multicast VLAN Register (MVR)
Access Control ListSupports Standard and Expanded ACL
IP-based ACL/MAC-based ACL
Time-based ACL
Up to 4K entries (3K ingress; 1K egress)
SecurityPort isolation
Supports IP + MAC + port binding
Identification and filtering of L2/L3/L4 based ACL
Defends against DOS or TCP attacks
Suppression of broadcast, multicast and unknown unicast packet
DHCP Snooping, DHCP Option 82
Command line authority control based on user levels
AuthenticationIEEE 802.1x port-based network access control
AAA authentication: TACACS+ and IPv4/IPv6 over RADIUS
Management Function
System ConfigurationConsole, Telnet, Web browser, SNMP v1, v2c
Secure Management InterfacesSSH, SSL, SNMPv3
ManagementSupports both IPv4 and IPv6 Protocols
Supports the user IP security inspection for IPv4/IPv6 SNMP
Supports MIB and TRAP
Supports IPv4/IPv6 TFTP
Supports IPv4/IPv6 NTP
Supports RMON 1, 2, 3, 9 groups
Supports the RADIUS authentication for IPv4/IPv6 Telnet user name and password
Supports IPv4/IPv6 SSH
The right configuration for users to adopt RADIUS server’s shell management
Supports CLI, console, Telnet
Supports SNMPv1, v2c and v3
Supports Security IP safety net management function: avoid unlawful landing at non-restrictive area
Supports syslog server for IPv4 and IPv6
Supports TACACS+
RFC 1215 Internet Engineering Task Force
RFC 1354 IP-Forwarding MIB
RFC 1493 Bridge MIB
RFC 1643 Ether-like MIB
RFC 1907 SNMPv2
RFC 2096 IP forward MIB
RFC 2233 if MIB
RFC 2465 IPv6 MIB
RFC 2573 SNMPv3 notification
RFC 2674 Bridge MIB Extensions
Standard Conformance
Regulatory ComplianceFCC Part 15 Class A, CE
Standards ComplianceIEEE 802.3z Gigabit 1000BASE-SX/LX
IEEE 802.3ae 10Gb/s Ethernet
IEEE 802.3x flow control and back pressure
IEEE 802.3ad port trunk with LACP
IEEE 802.1D Spanning Tree Protocol
IEEE 802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol
IEEE 802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol
IEEE 802.1p Class of Service
IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tagging
IEEE 802.1X port authentication network control
IEEE 802.1ab LLDP
RFC 791 IP
RFC 1112 IGMP v1
RFC 2236 IGMP v2
RFC 3376 IGMP v3
RFC 2710 MLD v1
FRC 3810 MLD v2
OperatingTemperature: 0 ~ 50 degrees C
Relative Humidity: 10 ~ 85% (non-condensing)
StorageTemperature: -40 ~ 80 degrees C
Relative Humidity: 5 ~ 95% (non-condensing)