Cisco 7600 Series Cisco IOS Software Configuration Guide, 12.1E
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Audience

Organization

Related Documentation

Conventions


Preface


This preface describes who should read the Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Cisco IOS Software Configuration Guide, how it is organized, and its document conventions.

Audience

This guide is for experienced network administrators who are responsible for configuring and maintaining Catalyst 6500 series switches.

Organization

This guide is organized as follows:

Chapter
Title
Description

Chapter 1

Product Overview

Presents an overview of the Catalyst 6500 series switches.

Chapter 2

Command-Line Interfaces

Describes how to use the command-line interface (CLI).

Chapter 3

Configuring the Switch for the First Time

Describes how to perform a baseline configuration.

Chapter 4

Configuring EHSA Supervisor Engine Redundancy

Describes how to configure EHSA supervisor engine redundancy.

Chapter 5

Configuring RPR and RPR+ Supervisor Engine Redundancy

Describes how to configure RPR and RPR+ supervisor engine redundancy.

Chapter 6

Configuring Interfaces

Describes how to configure non-layer-specific features on LAN interfaces.

Chapter 7

Configuring LAN Ports for Layer 2 Switching

Describes how to configure LAN interfaces to support Layer 2 features, including VLAN trunks.

Chapter 8

Configuring VTP

Describes how to configure the VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP).

Chapter 9

Configuring VLANs

Describes how to configure VLANs.

Chapter 10

Configuring Private VLANs

Describes how to configure private VLANs.

Chapter 11

Configuring Cisco IP Phone Support

Describes how to configure Cisco IP Phone support.

Chapter 12

Configuring Layer 3 Interfaces

Describes how to configure LAN interfaces to support Layer 3 features.

Chapter 13

Configuring EtherChannels

Describes how to configure Layer 2 and Layer 3 EtherChannel port bundles.

Chapter 14

Configuring IEEE 802.1Q Tunneling and Layer 2 Protocol Tunneling

Describes how to configure IEEE 802.1Q tunneling and Layer 2 protocol tunneling.

Chapter 15

Configuring STP and IEEE 802.1s MST

Describes how to configure the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and explains how STP works.

Chapter 16

Configuring Optional STP Features

Describes how to configure the STP PortFast, UplinkFast, and BackboneFast features.

Chapter 17

Configuring IP Unicast Layer 3 Switching on Supervisor Engine 2

Describes how to configure IP unicast Layer 3 switching for Supervisor Engine 2.

Chapter 18

Configuring IP Multicast Layer 3 Switching

Describes how to configure IP Multicast Multilayer Switching (MMLS).

Chapter 19

Configuring IP Unicast Layer 3 Switching on Supervisor Engine 1

Describes how to configure IP unicast Layer 3 switching for Supervisor Engine 1.

Chapter 20

Configuring IPX Unicast Layer 3 Switching on Supervisor Engine 1

Describes how to configure IPX unicast Layer 3 switching for Supervisor Engine 1.

Chapter 21

Configuring IGMP Snooping

Describes how to configure Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) snooping.

Chapter 22

Configuring RGMP

Describes how to configure Router-Port Group Management Protocol (RGMP).

Chapter 23

Configuring Network Security

Describes how to configure network security features that are unique to the Catalyst 6500 series switches.

Chapter 24

Configuring Denial of Service Protection

Describes how to configure denial of service protection.

Chapter 25

Configuring IEEE 802.1X Port-Based Authentication

Describes how to configure IEEE 802.1X port-based authentication.

Chapter 26

Configuring Port Security

Describes how to configure port security.

Chapter 27

Configuring Layer 3 Protocol Filtering on Supervisor Engine 1

Describes how to configure Layer 3 protocol filtering on Supervisor Engine 1.

Chapter 28

Configuring Traffic Storm Control

Describes how to configure traffic storm control.

Chapter 29

Configuring Broadcast Suppression

Describes how to configure broadcast suppression.

Chapter 30

Configuring CDP

Describes how to configure Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP).

Chapter 32

Configuring UDLD

Describes how to configure the UniDirectional Link Detection (UDLD) protocol.

Chapter 31

Configuring PFC QoS

Describes how to configure quality of service (QoS).

Chapter 33

Configuring NDE

Describes how to configure Neflow Data Export (NDE).

Chapter 34

Configuring Local SPAN and RSPAN

Describes how to configure the Switch Port Analyzer (SPAN).

Chapter 35

Configuring Web Cache Services Using WCCP

Describes how to configure web cache services using WCCP.

Chapter 36

Configuring SNMP IfIndex Persistence

Describes how to configure SNMP ifIndex persistence.

Chapter 37

Configuring the Switch Fabric Module

Describes how to configure the Switch Fabric Module.

Chapter 38

Power Management and Environmental Monitoring

Describes how to configure power management and environmental monitoring features.


Related Documentation

The following publications are available for the Catalyst 6500 series switches:

Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Installation Guide

Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Module Installation Guide

Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Cisco IOS Command Reference

Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Cisco IOS System Message Guide

Release Notes for Cisco IOS Release 12.1 E on the Catalyst 6500 and Cisco 7600 Supervisor Engine and MSFC

Cisco IOS Configuration Guides and Command References—Use these publications to help you configure Cisco IOS software features not described in the Catalyst 6500 series switch publications:

Configuration Fundamentals Configuration Guide

Configuration Fundamentals Command Reference

Bridging and IBM Networking Configuration Guide

Bridging and IBM Networking Command Reference

Interface Configuration Guide

Interface Command Reference

Network Protocols Configuration Guide, Part 1, 2, and 3

Network Protocols Command Reference, Part 1, 2, and 3

Security Configuration Guide

Security Command Reference

Switching Services Configuration Guide

Switching Services Command Reference

Voice, Video, and Home Applications Configuration Guide

Voice, Video, and Home Applications Command Reference

Software Command Summary

Software System Error Messages

Debug Command Reference

Internetwork Design Guide

Internetwork Troubleshooting Guide

Configuration Builder Getting Started Guide

The Cisco IOS Configuration Guides and Command References are located at this URL:

http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/software/ios121/121cgcr/index.htm

For information about MIBs, go to this URL:

http://www.cisco.com/public/sw-center/netmgmt/cmtk/mibs.shtml

Conventions

This document uses the following conventions:

Convention
Description

boldface font

Commands, command options, and keywords are in boldface.

italic font

Arguments for which you supply values are in italics.

[   ]

Elements in square brackets are optional.

{ x | y | z }

Alternative keywords are grouped in braces and separated by vertical bars.

[ x | y | z ]

Optional alternative keywords are grouped in brackets and separated by vertical bars.

string

A nonquoted set of characters. Do not use quotation marks around the string or the string will include the quotation marks.

screen font

Terminal sessions and information the system displays are in screen font.

boldface screen font

Information you must enter is in boldface screen font.

italic screen font

Arguments for which you supply values are in italic screen font.

 

This pointer highlights an important line of text in an example.

^

The symbol ^ represents the key labeled Control—for example, the key combination ^D in a screen display means hold down the Control key while you press the D key.

<   >

Nonprinting characters, such as passwords are in angle brackets.


Notes use the following conventions:


Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the publication.


Cautions use the following conventions:


Caution Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.

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