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Catalyst 2955 Switch DIN Rail Clip
These installation notes provide updated installation and removal instructions for the DIN rail clip on the Catalyst 2955 switch.
Note For installation, software, or troubleshooting instructions for your switch, refer to the documentation on Cisco.com for the Catalyst 2955 switch.
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The rear panel of the Catalyst 2955 switch has a DIN rail mounting clip assembly, as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1 DIN Rail Clip Parallel Mounting Configuration
Mounting the Switch on a DIN Rail
You can mount the Catalyst 2955 switch on a DIN rail in a parallel or a face-down configuration.
The switch ships with the DIN rail clip assembly installed on the rear panel, for a parallel mounting configuration. To mount the switch in a face-down configuration, unscrew the four DIN rail clip mounting screws from the rear panel, and then reuse the screws to install the clip on the top of the switch, as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2 DIN Rail Clip Face-Down Mounting Configuration
Warning This equipment is supplied as "open type" equipment. It must be mounted within an enclosure that is suitably designed for those specific environmental conditions that will be present and appropriately designed to prevent personal injury resulting from accessibility to live parts. The interior of the enclosure must be accessible only by the use of a tool.
The enclosure must meet IP 54 or NEMA type 4 minimum enclosure rating standards.
Caution To prevent the switch from overheating, there must be a minimum of 3 inches between any other device and the top, bottom, or sides of the switch.
To attach the switch to a DIN rail, follow the procedures in this section.
Step 1 Position the rear panel of the switch directly in front of the DIN rail, making sure that the top of the DIN rail clip hooks over the top of the DIN rail, as shown in Figure 3.
Figure 3 Mounting the Switch on a DIN Rail in a Parallel Configuration
Figure 4 Mounting the Switch on a DIN Rail in a Face-Down Configuration
Step 2 Rotate the switch down toward the DIN rail until the release tab on the rear panel clicks.
Step 3 Lift lightly on the bottom of the switch to ensure that it is firmly locked in place.
Removing the Switch from a DIN Rail
To remove the switch from a DIN rail, follow these steps:
Step 1 Ensure that power is removed from the switch, and disconnect all cables and connectors from the front panel of the switch.
Figure 5 Switch Removal in a Parallel Mounting Configuration
Figure 6 Switch Removal in a Face-Down Mounting Configuration
These documents provide complete information about the Catalyst 2955 switches and are available from this URL:
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•Release Notes for the Catalyst 2955 Switch (not orderable but is available on Cisco.com)
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, refer to the release notes on Cisco.com for the latest information.
•Catalyst 2950 and Catalyst 2955 Switch Software Configuration Guide (order number DOC-7811380=)
•Catalyst 2950 and Catalyst 2955 Switch Command Reference (order number DOC-7811381=)
•Catalyst 2950 and Catalyst 2955 Switch System Message Guide (order number DOC-7814233=)
•Catalyst 2950 Desktop Switch Hardware Installation Guide (order number DOC-7811157=)
•Cluster Management Suite (CMS) online help (available only from the switch CMS software)
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