Cisco Catalyst 8500 Manager User's Guide, 1.0
Accounting and Inventory
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Accounting and Inventory

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Accounting and Inventory

Chassis Inventory

Module Inventory


Accounting and Inventory


Accounting data provides inventory information on both the chassis and module object levels. Inventory windows allow you to quickly determine the details regarding the selected object, as well as details of the system the object is part of.

The Accounting chapter contains the following information:

Chassis Inventory

Module Inventory

Chassis Inventory

The Chassis Inventory window displays general inventory information, it is a read-only window (you cannot configure any fields in this window).

To view the Chassis Inventory window, proceed as follows:


Step 1 Right-click (on a relevant object icon in the Map Viewer window or from an object pick list) and choose Cisco 8500 Series Manager > Accounting > (Chassis >) Inventory. Refer to "EM Windows" for information on which objects allow you to launch the Chassis Inventory window.

The Chassis Inventory window appears displaying the General tab.

Figure 7-1 Chassis Inventory Window—General Tab

Step 2 Select the Chassis for which you want to view inventory data from the Chassis list box at left of the window.

Inventory data for the chassis selected displays. Information in the Chassis Details area displays the following:

Serial Number—Serial number of the selected chassis

Number of Slots—Number of slots within the chassis

Backplane Type—Physical connection type within the chassis

Type—Type of chassis selected

Environmental Monitor Type—Type of environmental monitor located in the chassis

The System Details area displays the following:

Host Name—Host name for the selected chassis

Boot Image Host—IP address of the host, which supplies the software currently running

Description—System's hardware type, software operating system, and networking software of the selected chassis

ROM ID—System boot trap description and version identifier

Domain Name—Domain portion of the domain name of the host

Services—Set of services potentially offered by the selected chassis

The Version Details area displays the following:

IOS—Version of the IOS commands in the selected chassis

Firmware—Version installed on the selected chassis

Software—Version installed on the selected chassis

Hardware—Version of the selected chassis

The PCMCIA Details area displays the card types present in slot 0 and slot 1, typically flash. If either slot is empty, that information displays.

The Power Supply Details area displays the power supply types present in the chassis. If PS1 or PS2 is not present, that information also displays.

Step 3 Review the data on each tab as necessary.

Step 4 Choose File > Close to close the Chassis Inventory window.


Module Inventory

The Module Inventory window displays general inventory information, it is a read-only window (you cannot configure any fields in this window).

To view the Module Inventory window for a selected module, proceed as follows:


Step 1 Right-click (on a relevant object icon in the Map Viewer window or from an object pick list) and choose Cisco 8500 Series Manager > Accounting > (Module >) Inventory. Refer to "EM Windows" for information on which objects allow you to launch the Module Inventory window.

The Module Inventory window appears displaying the General tab.

Figure 7-2 Module Inventory Window

Step 2 Select a chassis from the Chassis list box at left of the window, then select a module from the Module list box.

Inventory data for the module selected displays. Information in the Module Details area displays the following:

Serial Number—Serial number of the selected module. This number is zero if data is unavailable

Description—Description of the selected module

Type—Type of the selected module

The System Details area displays the following:

Host Name—Host name of the system which contains the selected module

Boot Image Host—IP address of the host, which supplies the software currently running

Description—Hardware type, software operating system, and networking software of the system that contains the selected module

ROM ID—System boot trap description and version identifier

Domain Name—Domain portion of the domain name for the system which contains the selected module

Services—All the services available on the system

The Version Details area displays the following:

IOS—IOS operating software version being used by the selected module

Hardware—Hardware version of the selected module

Firmware—Firmware version on the selected module

Software—Software version installed in the card; no information appears if data is not available

The Slot and Ports area displays the following:

Slot Number—Slot position the selected module occupies in the chassis

Max Supported Ports—Maximum number of ports supported on the selected module

Sub Slot Number—Subslot position the selected module occupies in the slot

Number of Working Ports—Number of operating ports on the selected module

Step 3 Click the Asset Tracking tab.

Asset details for the selected module appear in the tab. The Asset Tracking tab on the Chassis Inventory window is not applicable to C8500MGR.

Figure 7-3 Module Inventory Window—Asset Tracking Tab

The Asset Tracking tab displays the following:

Assembly Version—Number assigned by the manufacturer that uniquely identifies the selected module

Assembly Number—Manufacturing assembly number, which is the hardware identification

Software ID—Software installed on the selected module

Firmware ID—Revision of firmware installed on the selected module

Common Language Equipment ID—Represents the CLEI code for the selected module

Orderable Part Number—Represents the number used to reorder this component (part number)

Orderable Equipment Manufacturer—Equipment manufacturer of the selected module

Step 4 Review the data on each tab as necessary.

Step 5 Choose File > Close to close the Chassis Inventory window.