Getting Started with Cisco Network Assistant
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Table Of Contents

A - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - L - M - N - O - P - R - S - T - U - V - W -

Index

A

accessing

clusters     4-10

command devices     4-8

members     4-10

access ports, cluster connection points     4-7

automatic discovery

adding members     4-14

considerations

beyond a noncandidate device     4-6

connectivity     4-2

different VLANs     4-5

management VLANs     4-5

new devices     4-7

non-CDP-capable devices     4-4

noncluster-capable devices     4-4

routed ports     4-6

creating standby groups     4-14

in clusters     4-2

See also CDP

automatic recovery, clusters

See also HSRP

automatic recovery of clusters     4-8

C

candidates

adding     4-14

automatic discovery     4-2

defined     4-2

requirements     4-2

standby group     4-14

candidates (continued)

See also command device, standby group, and members

CDP, automatic discovery in clusters     4-2

clusters

accessing     4-10

adding members     4-14

advantages of     1-1

automatic discovery     4-2

automatic recovery     4-8

creating     4-13

creating standby groups     4-14

IP addresses     4-10

LRE profile considerations     4-13

planning considerations

host names     4-10

passwords     4-11

RADIUS     4-13

SNMP     4-11

TACACS+     4-13

redundancy     4-14

size limitation     1-1

stack considerations     4-11

verifying     4-15

cluster standby group

See also HSRP

command device

accessing     4-8

active     4-8

passive     4-8

priority     4-8

recovery from failure     4-8

redundant     4-8, 4-14

requirements     4-1

command device (continued)

standby     4-8

community strings

configuring     4-11

in clusters     4-11

SNMP     4-11

connecting Network Assistant     3-2

D

discovery, clusters

See automatic discovery

E

expert mode     2-8

F

features

expert mode     2-8

Front Panel view     2-2

guide mode     2-7

menu bar     2-4

online help     2-9

privilege levels     2-8

toolbar     2-4

Topology view     2-2

wizards     2-8

Front Panel view     2-2

G

guide mode     2-7

H

host names in clusters     4-10

HSRP

automatic cluster recovery     4-10

standby group considerations     4-9

See also clusters, cluster standby group, and standby command switch

I

installing Network Assistant

procedure     3-1

requirements     3-1

interaction modes     2-7

IP addresses

candidate or member     4-2, 4-10

command device     4-10

redundant clusters     4-8

standby command device     4-10

virtual     4-8

See also IP information

L

launching Network Assistant     3-2

LRE profiles, considerations in clusters     4-13

M

management VLAN

considerations in clusters     4-5

discovery through different management VLANs     4-5

members

adding     4-14

automatic discovery     4-2

passwords     4-10

requirements     4-2

menu bar     2-4

N

Network Assistant

connecting     3-2

installing

new packages     2-8

procedure     3-1

requirements     3-1

introduced     1-1

launching     3-2

new packages, searching for     2-8

O

online help     2-9

P

passwords in clusters     4-11

privilege levels     2-8

R

RADIUS in clusters     4-13

redundant clusters

See standby group

routed ports in clusters     4-6

S

searching for updates     2-8

SNMP in clusters     4-11

stacks in clusters     4-11

standby command device

configuring     4-14

considerations     4-9

priority     4-8

requirements     4-1

standby command device (continued)

virtual IP address     4-8

standby group

automatic recovery     4-10

considerations     4-9

creating     4-14

requirements     4-1

virtual IP address     4-8

T

TACACS+ in clusters     4-13

toolbar     2-4

Topology view     2-2

U

updates, searching for     2-8

V

virtual IP address

command device     4-8

standby group     4-8

W

wizards     2-8