Catalyst 3550, 2955, 2950 and 2940 Switch System Message Guide, 12.1(22)EA11 and Later
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Preface


Preface


Audience

This guide is for the networking professional managing the Catalyst 3550, 2955, 2950, and 2940 switches, hereafter referred to as the switch. Before using this guide, you should have experience working with the Cisco IOS and the switch software features.

Purpose

This guide describes only the Catalyst 3550, 2955, 2950, and 2940-specific system messages that you might encounter. For a complete list of Cisco IOS system error messages, see the Cisco IOS Software System Error Messages, Cisco IOS Release 12.1.

This guide does not describe how to install your switch or how to configure software features on your switch. It also does not provide detailed information about commands that have been created or changed for use by the switch. For hardware installation information, see the hardware installation guide that shipped with your switch. For software information, see the software configuration guide and the command reference for this release.

For documentation updates, see the release notes for this release.

Conventions

This publication uses these conventions to convey instructions and information:

Command descriptions use these conventions:

Commands and keywords are in boldface text.

Arguments for which you supply values are in italic.

Square brackets ([ ]) mean optional elements.

Braces ({ }) group required choices, and vertical bars ( | ) separate the alternative elements.

Braces and vertical bars within square brackets ([{ | }]) mean a required choice within an optional element.

Interactive examples use these conventions:

Terminal sessions and system displays are in screen font.

Information you enter is in boldface screen font.

Nonprinting characters, such as passwords or tabs, are in angle brackets (< >).

Notes use this convention and symbol:


Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to materials not in this manual.


Related Publications

These documents provide complete information about the switch and are available from this Cisco.com site:

Catalyst 3550 switch

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps646/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Catalyst 2950 switch

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps628/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Catalyst 2940 switch

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps5213/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Release Notes for the Catalyst 3550 Multilayer Switch

Release Notes for the Catalyst 2955, 2950, and 2940 Switches


Note Switch requirements and procedures for initial configurations and software upgrades tend to change and therefore appear only in the release notes. Before installing, configuring, or upgrading the switch, see the release notes on Cisco.com for the latest information.


For information about the switch, see these documents:

Catalyst 3550, 2955, 2950, and 2940 Switch System Message Guide

Catalyst 3550 Multilayer Switch Software Configuration Guide

Catalyst 3550 Multilayer Switch Command Reference

Device manager online help (available on the switch)

Catalyst 3550 Multilayer Switch Hardware Installation Guide

Catalyst 3550 Switch Getting Started Guide

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Catalyst 3550 Switch

Catalyst 2950 and Catalyst 2955 Switch Software Configuration Guide

Catalyst 2950 and Catalyst 2955 Switch Command Reference

Device manager online help (available on the switch)

Catalyst 2950 Desktop Switch Hardware Installation Guide

Catalyst 2950 Switch Getting Started Guide

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Catalyst 2950 Switch

Catalyst 2955 Switch Hardware Installation Guide

Catalyst 2940 Switch Software Configuration Guide

Catalyst 2940 Switch Command Reference

Device manager online help (available on the switch)

Catalyst 2940 Switch Hardware Installation Guide

Catalyst 2940 Switch Getting Started Guide

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Catalyst 2940 Switch

For information about related products, see these documents:

Getting Started with Cisco Network Assistant

Release Notes for Cisco Network Assistant

Catalyst GigaStack Gigabit Interface Converter Hardware Installation Guide

CWDM Passive Optical System Installation Note

1000BASE-T Gigabit Interface Converter Installation Notes

Cisco Small Form-Factor Pluggable Modules Installation Notes

Cisco CWDM GBIC and CWDM SFP Installation Note

For information about the Network Admission Control (NAC) features, see the Network Admission Control Software Configuration Guide

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request

For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html

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