Catalyst 2800 Installation and Configuration Notes

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Catalyst 2800 Installation and Configuration Notes

Inserting a 100BaseTX/8 Module

Disabling Single-Port Modules

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Catalyst 2800 Installation and Configuration Notes

September 23, 1996

These release notes describe the caveats and modifications for the Catalyst 2800. The product documentation for the Catalyst 2800 is as follows:

Catalyst 2800 User Guide

Catalyst 2000 MIB Reference Manual

Catalyst 2800 Modules User Guide

Inserting a 100BaseTX/8 Module

Although the Catalyst 2800 is designed to accommodate the hot insertion of any combination of field-installable Catalyst 2800 modules, the hot insertion of a 100BaseTX/8 module could cause the Catalyst 2800 to reset. For this reason, it is recommended that you install the module while power is off.

Disabling Single-Port Modules

Setting the status of the port on single-port Catalyst 2800 modules to disabled is not a reliable way to disable a module. Disabling single port modules is best accomplished by setting the module status to disabled.

To disable a module from the management console:

1 Select [P] on the Main Menu, and enter the expansion slot letter (A or B).

2 Select [M] on the Port Configuration Menu, and enter D to disable the module.

To disable the port using an SNMP manager, set the object
esModuleAdminStatus to disabled in the Modules MIB.

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