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ADTRAN NetVanta 1534P
28-Port Layer 3 Lite PoE Gigabit Ethernet Switch

ADTRAN NetVanta 1534P

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The NetVanta 1534P is a managed, 28-port PoE, Layer 3 Lite, Gigabit Ethernet switch designed for fast, secure, cost-effective Local Area Network (LAN) switching. This scalable, full-featured business-class switch is perfect for higher-bandwidth Voice over IP (VoIP) applications needing PoE to power IP Phones, as well as Gigabit-to-the-desktop deployments. Experience the ease of management with an easy-to-use Web-based Graphical User Interface (GUI) and familiar Command Line Interface (CLI).


The NetVanta 1534P rackmount switch provides 28 Gigabit Ethernet ports, consisting of 24 fixed 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet ports, two 1.0 Gbps Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) ports, and two 2.5 Gbps enhanced SFP ports. Together the four SFP ports can provide up to 14 Gbps of bandwidth between interconnected NetVanta 1534P switches.

Multi-layer Switching

The NetVanta 1534P supports advanced multi-layer (Layer 2 and Layer 3 Lite) switching with up to 16 static routes allowing it to easily scale from SMBs to enterprise-size networks.

Standards Protocols

Based on the ADTRAN Operating System (AOS), this device supports Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP) which auto-discovers neighboring Ethernet devices, simplifying integration into multi-vendor environments.

VoIP Ready

NetVanta 1534P has been designed specifically for VoIP. The ability to automatically configure IP phones using LLDP-MED, and the ability to separate voice traffic onto voice VLANs, helps ease the deployment of VoIP.

Quality of Service

NetVanta switches also support QoS to prioritize mission-critical traffic like VoIP and control network congestion. NetVanta 1534 offers 802.1p and DiffServ Class of Service (CoS). It also supports frame tagging, as well as enforcement of tagged traffic received from trusted sources. Four egress queues (per port) are available for assigning traffic priorities using Weighted Round Robin (WRR) and Strict Priority Scheduling.


The NetVanta 1534P provides standards-based 802.3af (PoE), 802.3at (PoE+) and Legacy PoE functionality for powering IP phones, Wireless Access Points (WAPs), or other devices requiring LAN power.


Rest assured, with the NetVanta 1534P your network is protected. This product offers a variety of data security features including DoS protection, MAC-based port security, multilevel user passwords, Secure Shell (SSH) and Secure Socket Layer (SSL) for encrypted user login, and Access Authentication and Authorization (AAA) for authentication with RADIUS and TACACS+. With features such as 802.1x and port security, administrators can assure that only authorized users are allowed access to the network.

AOS also features desktop auditing using DHCP in conjunction with Microsoft Network Access Protection (NAP) to monitor the health of client computers. The two protocols work together to ensure that systems connected to the network are using appropriate corporate policies, such as firewall settings and antivirus settings.

Port Scheduler

The NetVanta 1534P allows ports to be enable or disabled based on time of day. This ability to schedule available ports allows for added security and reduces power consumption during off hours saving on utility cost.

iSCSI Optimized

All ADTRAN NetVanta Gigabit Ethernet switches are optimized for iSCSI Storage Area Networks (SANs) deployments. Network administrators can take advantage of features such as Jumbo frame support (up to 13K), separation of iSCSI network traffic utilizing VLANs, and 802.3x flow control to seamlessly integrate ADTRAN switches with iSCSI SANs devices.


AOS offers both a Command Line Interface (CLI) that mimics the widely deployed, industry de facto standard and an intuitive Web-based Graphical User Interface (GUI) with step-by-step configuration wizards. For automating setup and configuration, NetVanta 1534 supports Auto-Config which provides the ability to automatically obtain the switch configuration via DHCP.

AOS also offers network forensics to aid in troubleshooting network problems by allowing network administrators to easily locate devices on the network by MAC or IP address.

VoIP ReadyFeatures:

  • 28-port multi-layer Gigabit Ethernet switch
  • 24-Gigabit Ethernet ports and four SFP optical ports
  • Two standard 1 Gbps SFP ports and two enhanced 2.5 Gbps SFP ports
  • 802.3af (PoE), 802.3at (PoE+) and Legacy PoE
  • Non-blocking, up to 62 Gbps switching capacity
  • Line rate Layer 2 and Layer 3 Lite capabilities
  • Desktop security audit
  • DHCP network forensics
  • 802.1Q VLANs, Private VLANs and VLAN assignment via 802.1x
  • Advanced QoS with support for 802.1p and DiffServ prioritization with four queues per egress port
  • Automate actions with Port Scheduler and TCL scripting
  • VoIP ready with LLDP/LLDP-MED and voice VLANS
  • Business-class security with RADIUS, TACACS+, 802.1x and port security
  • Optimized for iSCSI storage area networks (SANs) solutions
  • Wi-Fi access controller for centralized management of NetVanta Wireless Access Points (WAPs)
  • Cable and SFP diagnostics provides easy to use troubleshooting tools for copper and fiber cable
  • Familiar CLI and Web GUI
  • Limited lifetime warranty
  • Next business day advance replacement


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NetVanta 1534P Specifications
Ethernet Ports
  • 24 –10/100/1000Base-T
  • 2–Standard 1 Gbps SFP ports
  • 2–Enhanced 1.0/2.5 Gbps SFP Ports
  • Auto rate/duplex/MDI/MDI-X
Console Port DB-9, RS-232
Switching Performance Non-blocking Layer 2/3 Switching
Maximum Forwarding Bandwidth 62 Gbps
Layer 2 Support
  • 802.1D Spanning Tree
  • 802.1w Rapid STP
  • 802.3ad Link Aggregation
  • 8,000 MAC Addresses
  • Jumbo Frames (9K)
  • IGMP Snooping
  • 802.3x Flow Control
Layer 3 Support
  • 16 Static Routes
  • 8 Layer 3 Interfaces
  • UDP Relay
  • 225 ARP Entries
  • IPv6 Management
  • Port Mirroring
  • LLDP (802.1AB)
  • Cable Diagnostics
  • SFP Diagnostics
  • Troubleshooting Page
Front Panel Status LEDs
  • Status
  • LAN: Link, Activity
Port Statistics
  • Number of TX/RX Frames
  • Number of Collisions
  • Number of Errors
Quality of Service (QoS)
  • 802.1p and DiffServ
  • Four output queues per egress port
  • Weighted Round Robin (WRR)
  • Strict Priority Scheduling
VLAN Support
  • Port-based VLANs
  • 802.1Q tagged trunked VLANs
  • Voice VLANs
  • Private VLAN Edge
  • Dynamic 802.1x assigned VLANs
  • Support for up to 255 active VLANs
Storm Control Broadcast, Unicast, and Multicast
  • 802.3af (PoE) and 802.3at (PoE+) and Legacy PoE
  • 370 Watts (Total)
  • CLI (Console/Telnet/SSH)
  • SNMP v3
  • Web-based GUI (HTTP/SSL)
  • n-Command support
  • Email Alerts
  • TCL Scripting
  • Auto Config
  • Port Scheduler
  • DHCP Network Forensics
  • Port authentication (802.1x)
  • Port Security
  • DoS Protection
  • Hardware ACLs
  • Microsoft Desktop Auditing
Wi-Fi Controller Controls up to 24 NetVanta Wireless Access Points
Operating Temperature 0° to 50° C (32° to 122° F)
Storage Temperature -20° to 70 °C (-4° to 158 °F)
Relative Humidity Up to 95%, Non-condensing
Chassis 1U, 19" Rackmountable Metal Enclosure (Rackmount Brackets Included)
Dimensions 1.72" H x 17.2" W x 10" D
Weight 9.5 lbs
Power 500 Watts, 4.9 A Max
AC Power 110–230 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Agency Approvals FCC Part 15 Class A, UL 1950/CSA, RoHS


Powerful, Business-class Switching Solutions

The NetVanta 1500 and 1600 series Gigabit Ethernet (GigE) switches are a family of full-featured, multi-layer, Power over Ethernet (PoE) and Aggregation switches that deliver affordable, high-capacity switching. Perfect for use in branch offices, SMB, and multi-site networks of all sizes, these switches are ideal for campus applications, Gigabit-to-the-desktop deployments, or for switch aggregation, and offer optional PoE for a variety of high-bandwidth access devices.

Bandwidth Intensive Applications
The NetVanta Series of Gigabit Ethernet switches provides higher bandwidth to corporate and branch office LANs in support of today's most bandwidth intensive applications. These switches are perfect for new installations or network upgrades. The NetVanta 1630s are managed, 48-port, Layer 3, GigE switches featuring 10 Gigabit uplink capability. The NetVanta 1544 & 1544P are managed, 28-port, Layer 3, GigE switches designed as access layer or network backbone switches for small to medium enterprises. All NetVanta Gigabit switches are ideal as aggregation switches for high-bandwidth VoIP, Gigabit-to-theDesktop deployments, and converged voice and data network. Optional PoE supports 802.3af, 802.3at and Legacy PoE. The NetVanta 1544F switch features all SFP fiber ports.

Aggregation Switching
With a flexible line of Gigabit NetVanta products, ADTRAN offers an all-ADTRAN solution for the smallto-medium enterprise network. The Layer 3 switching capability of these products offers wire-speed routing between VLANs allowing for fast transmission of IP traffic between access layer switches.

Extending the Reach of the LAN
Fiber Optics extends the reach beyond the 100 meter limitation often associated with copper switchport interfaces. The NetVanta 1544F is an all-Fiber solution, extending the reach and offering redundancy, with virtual router redundancy protocol (VRRP) between buildings in campus environments or between wiring closets. The SFP ports support up to 2.5 Gbps per interface increasing throughput between NetVanta switches.

ActivChassis Stacking
For many organizations adding additional switches and managing multiple switch stacks spread across wiring closets is cumbersome, and can introduce configuration errors. ADTRAN's innovative, feature-rich ActivChassis technology brings chassis-switch capability and resiliency in a build-as-you grow model. ActivChassis technology, now available on the NetVanta 1600 series Gigabit switches, allows:

  • Stacking and management of up to eight Gigabit switches as single, logical switch
  • Simplifies management of switch stacks spread across wiring closets up to 6 miles apart (10 km)
  • Boosts backplane capacity up to 128 Gbps
  • Enhances network redundancy and availability to ensure a high-performance, always-on network.

Affordable Gigabit-the-desktop Deployments

The NetVanta 1534 Gigabit Ethernet Switch is ideal for affordable higher bandwidth and Gigabit-to-the-desktop deployments. Link aggregation provides additional bandwidth for connectivity to upstream or core switches. Ideal for new installations or network upgrades, these switches can provide higher bandwidth for corporate and branch office LANs to support today's most bandwidth-intensive applications. The 1534 also offers PoE functionality for VoIP, Wi-Fi, and other PoE applications.

Affordable Gigabit-the-desktop Deployments

Increased Backplane Capacity

Today's business applications and the proliferation of wireless devices exacerbates the need to maximize throughput between devices, as well as ensure data availability at all times and for all users. When the NetVanta 1600 Dual Stacking XIMs are used to construct ActivChassis configurations, the 10 Gbps local stacking ports are automatically boosted to 16 Gbps of unidirectional throughput. This equates to 32 Gbps for a single port and a total of 128 Gbps when using both option modules on the NetVanta 1600 series switches. The result is an extremely efficient switching backplane that is fully capable of meeting the demands of high bandwidth business applications.

Increased Backplane Capacity

Fiber Optic Aggregation Switching

With the reach of Fiber Optics, distances beyond 100 meters are now supported for switch aggregation. This allows for direct connectivity between floors to a central switch as well as providing connectivity between buildings for campus network aggregation. The NetVanta 1544F offers flexible connectivity options supporting 10 Mbps to 1 Gbps of bandwidth on the 24 SFP slots. Four 2.5 Gbps SFP uplink ports may be used for link aggregation (up to 10 Gbps) between NetVanta 1544 units. This solution offers wire-speed switching performance with flexible connectivity options.

Fiber Optic Aggregation Switching  Deployment

Manage Switches Across Multiple Wiring Closets

ActivChassis allows centralized management of physically-dispersed NetVanta 1600 series switches utilizing a single IP address and a single configuration file. Now administrators can connect and manage NetVanta 1638/1638P switch stacks spread across multiple wiring closets at distances up to 6 miles (10,000 meters) as a single, logical switch.

Manage Switches Across Multiple Wiring Closets

NetVanta Switch Product Comparison:

  Ethernet Switches
Ports and Slots
Modular NIM Slot(s)
ADSL Interface(s)
Onboard Ethernet Interface(s)
Fast Ethernet Switch Port(s) 24 48
1 Gbps Gigabit Ethernet Switch Ports 2 2 26 26 24 48
2.5 Gbps Gigabit Ethernet Switch Ports 2 2 2 2 4
High-speed Interface Slots 2
Features and Capabilities
Stateful Inspection Firewall
Switching Capabilities Layer 2 Layer 2 Layer 3 Lite Layer 3 Lite Layer 3 Layer 3
Port Scheduler
Cable/SFP Diagnostics 1 2
Quality of Service (QoS)
Class of Service (CoS)
Power over Ethernet (PoE) Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional Optional
802.1Q VLAN Support
802.1x Port Authentication
Microsoft Desktop Audit Desktop Audit
Network Forensics
Wireless Access Controller
Maximum VPN Tunnels
n-Command Support
Warranty Limited
  Multiservice Access Routers Fixed-port Access Routers
Ports and Slots
Modular NIM Slot(s) 1 1 2
ADSL Interface(s) Optional Optional Optional
Onboard Ethernet Interface(s) 2 2 1  
Fast Ethernet Switch Port(s) 24 8 8 4
1 Gbps Gigabit Ethernet Switch Ports 2
2.5 Gbps Gigabit Ethernet Switch Ports
High-speed Interface Slots
Features and Capabilities
Stateful Inspection Firewall
Switching Capabilities Layer 3 Lite Layer 2 Layer 2 Layer 2 Layer 2
Port Scheduler
Cable/SFP Diagnostics
Quality of Service (QoS)
Class of Service (CoS)
Power over Ethernet (PoE) Optional Optional Optional
802.1Q VLAN Support
802.1x Port Authentication
Microsoft Desktop Audit Desktop Audit
Network Forensics
Wireless Access Controller
Maximum VPN Tunnels 100 100 500 10 10
n-Command Support
Warranty 5-Year 5-Year 5-Year 5-Year 5-Year

Not Applicable or Unavailable
1 NetVanta 1544 and NetVanta 1544P
2 Cable Only


Download the ADTRAN NetVanta 1534P Datasheet (PDF).