Huawei S5720-50X-EI-46S-AC

S5720-50X-EI-46S-AC 46 Gig SFP.4 10 Gig SFP+.AC 110/220V.front access


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S5720-50X-EI-46S-AC Overview

Huawei S5720-50X-EI-46S-AC Gigabit Switch provides resilient, energy-efficient GE ports for access switching in data centers, and aggregation switching in enterprise campus networks. With forty-six 100/1,000 Base-X SFP ports and four 10G SFP+ ports, its performance enhancements include advanced processing hardware, and large MAC address and routing tables; Super Virtual Fabric (SVF) support enables intelligent virtualization, iStack clustering, and operation in N + 1 backup mode for simplified O&M and high availability. Mature IPv6 features ensure smooth migration to next-generation IP networking. Huawei S5720-50X-EI-46S-AC Gigabit Switch is dedicated to helping customers build a reliable, secure and high performance next-generation IT network.

Quick Specs

Figure 1 shows the appearance of Huawei S5720-50X-EI-46S-AC switch.


Table 1 shows the Quick Specs.

Product Code S5720-50X-EI-46S-AC
Fixed Ports 46 x 100/1,000 Base-X SFP, 4 x 10 Gig SFP+
Extended Slots NA
Memory (RAM) 2 GB
Flash 340 MB
MAC Address Table Size Forwarding Performance 64 MAC
Forwarding Performance 129 Mpps
Switching Capacity 598 Gbit/s
Power Supply AC power supply, supporting RPS, power socket on the front panel
Voltage Required AC

Rated voltage range: 100V to 240V AC, 50/60 Hz

Maximum voltage range: 90V to 264V AC, 47 Hz/63 Hz

Front Power Input Yes
Typical Power Consumption 73.8W
Dimensions (W x D x H) 442 mm x 220 mm x 43.6 mm
Weight 4.97 kg

Product Details

Figure 2 shows the front panel of Huawei S5720-50X-EI-46S-AC switch.



One console port One USB port
Forty-six 100/1000BASE-X ports Four 10GE SFP+ ports
AC socket    

* AC socket is used with an AC power cable.

*The console port is used with a console cable. The console cable is not delivered with the switch and needs to be separately purchased if needed.

Figure 3 shows the back panel of Huawei S5720-50X-EI-46S-AC switch.



Ground screw Two QSFP+ stack optical ports
RPS socket    

*The ground screw is used with a ground cable.

* The RPS socket is used with an RPS cable, which is not hot swappable.

Optical Modules

Table 2 shows the recommended optical modules.

Model Description
GE-SFP Optical Transceiver
eSFP-GE-SX-MM850 Optical Transceiver, eSFP, GE, Multi-mode Module(850nm,0.55km,LC)
SFP-GE-LX-SM1310 Optical Transceiver, eSFP, GE, Single-mode Module(1310nm,10km,LC)
S-SFP-GE-LH40-SM1310 Optical Transceiver, eSFP, GE, Single-mode Module(1310nm,40km,LC)
S-SFP-GE-LH40-SM1550 Optical Transceiver, eSFP, GE, Single-mode Module(1550nm,40km,LC)
SFP-1000BaseT Electrical Transceiver, SFP, GE, Electrical Interface Module(100m,RJ45)
FE-SFP Optical Transceiver
SFP-FE-SX-MM1310 Optical Transceiver,SFP,100M/155M,Multi-mode Module(1310nm,2km,LC)
eSFP-FE-LX-SM1310 Optical Transceiver,eSFP,100M/155M,Single-mode Module(1310nm,15km,LC)
S-SFP-FE-LH40-SM1310 Optical Transceiver, eSFP, FE, Single-mode Module(1310nm,40km,LC)
10G-SFP+ Optical Transceiver
SFP-10G-USR 10GBase-USR Optical Transceiver,SFP+,10G,Multi-mode Module(850nm,0.1km,LC)
OMXD30000 Optical Transceiver,SFP+,10G,Multi-mode Module(850nm,0.3km,LC)
OSX010000 Optical Transceiver,SFP+,10G,Single-mode Module(1310nm,10km,LC)

Compare with Similar Item

Table 3 shows the comparison of Huawei S5720-50X-EI-AC and S5720-50X-EI-46S-AC.

Models S5720-50X-EI-AC S5720-50X-EI-46S-AC
Fixed Ports 46 x 10/100/1,000 Base-T, 4 x 10 Gig SFP+  46 x 100/1,000 Base-X SFP, 4 x 10 Gig SFP+
Extended Slots NA NA
Power Supply AC power supply, supporting RPS, power socket on the front panel
  • AC power supply, supporting RPS, power socket on the front panel
Forwarding Performance 129 Mpps 129 Mpps
Switching Capacity 598 Gbit/s 598 Gbit/s
Front Power Input AC: Yes AC: Yes
Power Consumption 47.5W 73.8W


Comparison between LI, SI, EI and HI

Huawei S5720 Series Enterprise Switches provides LI (Lite), SI (Standard), EI (Enhanced) and HI (Hyper) models for users. There are some differences among these four versions.

Click this PDF to know more.

Comparison of Huawei S5720-LI, SI, EI and HI Series Switches.pdf

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S5720-50X-EI-46S-AC Specification

S5720-50X-EI-46S-AC  Specification

MAC address table IEEE 802.1d compliance

MAC address learning and aging

Static, dynamic, and blackhole MAC address entries

Packet filtering based on source MAC addresses

MAC address entries:
S5700S-LI series: 8K, S5700-LI/S5700-SI series: 16K, S5700-EI series: 32K, S5720-EI series: 64K, S5700-HI series: S5700-HI: 32K, S5710-HI: 456K, S5720-HI: 128K


Guest VLAN and voice VLAN



VLAN assignment based on MAC addresses, protocols, IP subnets, policies, and ports

1:1 and N:1 VLAN Mapping

SuperVLAN(supported by the S5700-SI/S5700-EI/S5700-HI series)

Ring protection RRPP ring topology and RRPP multi-instance

Smart Link tree topology and Smart Link multi-instance, providing the millisecond-level protection switchover


ERPS(G.8032)(supported by the S5700-LI/S5700-SI/S5700-EI/S5700-HI series)


BPDU protection, root protection, and loop protection

BPDU Tunnel

Reliability Ethernet OAM (IEEE 802.3ah and 802.1ag)




E-Trunk(supported by the S5700-SI/S5700-EI/S5700-HI series)

BFD for OSPF, BFD for IS-IS, BFD for VRRP, and BFD for PIM (supported by the S5700-EI/S5700-HI series)

MPLS features MPLS L3VPN




Notes: supported by S5710-EI, S5700-HI and S5710-HI

IP routing Static routing

RIPv1, RIPv2 and RIPng,ECMP(supported by the S5700-SI/S5700-EI/S5700-HI series)

OSPF, OSPFv3, IS-IS, IS-ISv6, BGP and BGP4+ (supported by the S5700-EI/S5700-HI series)

IPv6 features Neighbor Discovery (ND)


IPv6 ping, IPv6 tracert, and IPv6 Telnet

ACLs based on the source IPv6 address, destination IPv6 address, Layer 4 ports, or protocol type

MLD v1/v2 snooping

6to4 tunnel, ISATAP tunnel, and manually configured tunnel(supported by the S5700-SI/S5700-EI/S5700-HI series)

Multicast IGMP v1/v2/v3 snooping and IGMP fast leave

Multicast forwarding in a VLAN and multicast replication between VLANs

Multicast load balancing among member ports of a trunk

Controllable multicast

Port-based multicast traffic statistics

IGMP v1/v2/v3, PIM-SM, PIM-DM, PIM-SSM, MSDP (supported by the S5700-EI/S5700-HI series)

QoS/ACL Rate limiting on packets sent and received by an interface

Packet redirection

Port-based traffic policing and two-rate three-color CAR

Eight queues on each port

WRR, DRR, SP, WRR+SP, and DRR+SP queue scheduling algorithms

WRED (supported by the S5710-EI and S5700-HI)

Re-marking of the 802.1p priority and DSCP priority

Packet filtering at Layers 2 through 4, filtering out invalid frames based on the source MAC address, destination MAC address, source IP address, destination IP address, TCP/UDP port number, protocol type, and VLAN ID

Rate limiting in each queue and traffic shaping on ports

Security User privilege management and password protection

DoS attack defense, ARP attack defense, and ICMP attack defense

Binding of the IP address, MAC address, interface, and VLAN

Port isolation, port security, and sticky MAC


Blackhole MAC address entries

Limit on the number of learned MAC addresses

802.1x authentication and limit on the number of users on an interface

AAA authentication, RADIUS authentication, HWTACACS authentication, and NAC

SSH v2.0

Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS)

CPU defense

Blacklist and whitelist

Access Security DHCP Relay, DHCP Server, DHCP Snooping, DHCP Security
Management and maintenance Virtual cable test

Port mirroring and RSPAN (remote port mirroring)

Remote configuration and maintenance using Telnet

SNMP v1/v2c/v3




System logs and alarms of different levels

802.3az EEE (supported by the S5700(S)-LI, S5710-EI, S5700-HI and S5710-HI)

Dying gasp (supported by the S5700-HI, S5710-HI and S5700(S)-LI(except battery LAN switches)

NetStream (supported by the S5710-EI, S5700-HI and S5710-HI)

sFlow(supported by the S5700(S)-LI/S5700-EI/S5700-HI series)

Interoperability Supports VBST (Compatible with PVST/PVST+/RPVST)

Supports LNP (Similar to DTP)

Supports VCMP (Similar to VTP)

Operating environment Operating temperature: 0℃–50℃

Relative humidity: 10%–90% (non-condensing)

Input voltage AC:

Rated voltage range: 100 V to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz

Maximum voltage range: 90 V to 264 V AC, 47/63 Hz


Rated voltage range: –48 V to –60 V, DC

Maximum voltage range: –36 V to –72 V DC

Note: PoE-support switches do not use DC power supplies.


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