Netgear GS108TP Prosafe 8Port Gigabit L2 Switch Configuration (With Picture)

Netgear GS108TP Prosafe Smart Switch Configuration

Netgear GS108T ProSafe and GS110TP Smart Switch Configuration Step to Step

Netgear GS108TP  ProSafe 8port Gigabit L2 managed switch is a semi managed switch with 10/100/1000 8port Gigabit Port. its best for manage small network with VLAN and link aggregation feature to make Virtual link separation. Netgear switch gives you stability and cost effective solution. its  web interface and discover tools make easy to configuration of Netgear switches. This switch full of feature recommended for a stable and reliable network connectivity like Port speed control, storm control packet size control. Supported protocol STP (Spanning Tree Protocol), RSTP (Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol) and MSTP (Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol) for use ring for avoid network down due to cable disconnection from single roots. You can use voice VLAN manually and auto voice VLAN configuration.


In this post you will get easy guide for setup and configuration Netgear GS108tp Pro Safe Gigabit Switch for your network.


Netgear GS108TP ProSafe Default IP Address and username password.

For access Netgear switch you can use DHCP discover tools from package CDs. Tools will discover switch auto and you can open directly. if you want to access switch without tools than you can use B mention from back side sticker.


Default IP :

Password: password


You need to configure your PC or Laptop LAN IP with 192.168.0.x series IP Address. Exp :

See How to configure your Laptop/PC  LAN IP Address

Netgear Smart Switch Discovery in a Network with a DHCP Server

If you are using multiple Netgear switch in your network then Discovery tool will be useful for you to find your entire network switch automatically. This tool only work for Netgear Network Switches. You can download it from Netgear Official Website and also comes with CDs included with Switch package.

Download Netgear Network discover Tools Free Now

After Download install your tools in your PC/Laptop and Run tools.


You will find the Netgear Switch connected in Network with IP Address And Mac ID Details

Smart Control Center | Netgear Network Discovery Tools.

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Smart Control Center Tools will fetch the Details of Product Model No.  MAC Address, IP Address, DHCP Status (Enable/Disable) Subnet Mast, Gateway and Firmware Version of Products.This Tools Also discover Netgear GS110TP Switch.


Netgear GS108TP  8-Port Switch Login with Default IP

For Access Switch with Static IP address you required connect your Netgear Network Switch any port directly to your Laptop/PC LAN port. Open internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox browser and type (Netgear GS108TP Default IP) in URL bar  and hit Enter key.

Use Default password : “password” for login switch.

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Netgear GS108TP v1 Switch Default IP Change.

After Login Device will show System Information  page. For change Switch IP Address click on IP Configuration option from left side list.

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Choose option Static IP Address:

IP Address: use New IP here

Subnet Mask: Subnet Mask of New IP

Default Gateway: Gateway for new IP.


Netgear GS108TP Gigabit Switch VLAN Configuration.

VLAN (Virtual LAN)  let you option to manage your network with faster and reliable connectivity. You need to add VLAN id firs to create VLAN in your L2 Managed switch.

Go to Switching> VLAN > Basic >VLAN Configuration.

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Add New VLAN in GS108TP/GS110TP

VLAN ID: use new VLAN id (1-4093)

VLAN Name: use VLAN name to identify your VLAN ID

VLAN Type: Choose VLAN Type (always will be Static)

Click ADD button from bellow Option and Click Apply to save configuration.

Delete VLAN in GS108TP/GS110TP.

For deleting any VLAN select check box VLAN id you want to delete from List and Click Delete button from bottom Menu

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VLAN Membership Configuration

After Adding new VLAN in Netgear GS108TP/GS110TP Switch configure VLAN Port Membership for a particular VLAN.

Click Switching>VLAN >Advanced > VLAN Membership.

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For Adding VLAN Membership follow the steps given below

  1. Choose VLAN id you want to Join Membership
  2. Click yellow bar to open Port Physical Layout
  3. U (Untagged) Choose U if you want to Untagged (Click Continue on port to Change T and U )
  4. T (Tagged) Choose T if you want to Tagged.
  5. Click Apply Button to Save changes.


Netgear GS108T Port VLAN ID Configuration.

To configuring Port VLAN ID

Click  Switching> VLAN> Advanced > Port PVID Configuration.

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  1. To configure PVID settings for a physical port, click PORTS.
  2. To configure PVID settings for a Link Aggregation Group (LAG), click
  3. To configure PVID settings for both physical ports and LAGs, click ALL.
  4. Choose Particular VLAN from List and configure settings below.

Acceptable Frame Type: VLAN only and Admit All

Ingress Filtering: Enable and Disable

Port Priority: 1-7 (priority assigned to untagged packets arriving at the port).


Netgear GS108TP Voice VLAN Configuration.

Voice VLAN designed for Voice traffic comes from IP Phones to increase the quality of Sound clarity while data traffic follow with Voice traffic.follow Below step to see how to configure Voice VLAN in Netgear ProSmart Switch particular port and Auto Voice VLAN Configuration.

click Switching>Voice VLAN >Basic > Properties.

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  1. Voice VLAN Status : Enable
  2. Voice VLAN ID: Choose the VLAN ID you create for Voice
  3. Class of Service: choose Cloass of Service from List
  4. Remark CoS: Enable/Disable
  5. Voice VLAN Aging Time: set Time for VLAN Aging.
  6. Click Apply Button


Netgear L2 Switch Voice VLAN Port Setting.

Switching>Voice VLAN> Advanced > Port Setting

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Select Port from list and select Enable Disable form Voice VLAN mode to enable and disable Voice VLAN on Particular Port. You can select multiple ports to enable Voice VLAN settings.

ADD Voice VLAN OUI (Organizational Unique Identifier).

OUI stand for Organizational Unique Identifier to set unique name to identify different I Phone brand name.

Switching> Voice VLAN > Advanced > OUI

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Select Port Number from list and type name in Description as seen above picture. Click ADD button from bottom menu and apply settings for save changes.

Delete Voice VLAN OUI (Organizational Unique Identifier).

To Delete Voice VLAN OUI select port no from list and click delete button from bottom option bar and apply for save changes.

Click Restore Default to Preconfigured Voice VLAN OUI settings.


How to Change Default Login Password in Netgear GS801TP ProSafe  Gigabit Switch.

Click Security>User Configuration>Change Password

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You will get option give below.

Old Password:  (user your old password if its default use password)

New Password: Type new password here you want to set

Confirm Password: type new password for confirmation

Click Apply button to save change password. Re-Login Switch with new password you have changed.


Factory Default of Netgear GS108TP and GS110TP Gigabit switch.

Making factory default any device there is two way

  1. Hard reset

  2. Soft reset.



Hard Reset :

Take Switch Physically in your hand make power on and press the left side corner small hole reset button for 5-10 second continue. Switch will reboot and factory reset. See image below reset button.

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Soft Reset :

Soft Reset stand for software reset. Restore default switch from web interface.

Click Maintenance >Reset>Factory Default

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Click check box and press apply button from bottom menu bar.

Switch will reboot and you can access with default factory settings.

See Video : Netgear L2 Managed Switch Configuration Steps.

Related Post : Netgear GS110TP L2 Gigabit Switch Configuration Manual

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