This guide is for the networking or computer technician responsible for installing the Catalyst 3750 switches. We assume that you are familiar with the concepts and terminology of Ethernet and local area networking.
This guide documents the hardware features of the Catalyst 3750 family of switches. It describes the physical and performance characteristics of each switch, explains how to install a switch, and provides troubleshooting information.
This guide does not describe system messages that you might receive or how to configure your switch. For more information, see the switch software configuration guide, the switch command reference, and the switch system message guide on the Cisco.com Product Documentation home page. For information about the standard Cisco IOS Release 12.1 or 12.2 commands, see the Cisco IOS documentation set from the Cisco.com home page by choosing Support > Documentation > Product and Support Documentation/Cisco IOS Software.
This document uses these conventions and symbols for notes, cautions, and warnings:
Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to materials not contained in this manual.
reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
This warning symbol means danger. You are in a situation that could cause bodily injury. Before you work on any equipment, be aware of the hazards involved with electrical circuitry and be familiar with standard practices for preventing accidents. Use the statement number provided at the end of each warning to locate its translation in the translated safety warnings that accompanied this device. Statement 1071
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
The safety warnings for this product are translated into several languages in the Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Catalyst 3750 Switch guide. The EMC regulatory statements are also included in that guide.
These documents provide complete information about the switch and are available from this Cisco.com site:
•Catalyst 3750 Switch Getting Started Guide
•Catalyst 3750G Integrated Wireless LAN Controller Getting Started Guide
•Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Catalyst 3750 Switch
•Release Notes for the Catalyst 3750 Switch
•Release Notes for the Catalyst 3750G Integrated Wireless LAN Controller Switch
Note Before installing, configuring, or upgrading the switch, see the release notes on Cisco.com for the latest information.
•Catalyst 3750 Switch Software Configuration Guide
•Catalyst 3750 Switch Command Reference
•Catalyst 3750, 3560, 3550, 2970, and 2960 Switch System Message Guide
•Device manager online help (available on the switch)
•Cisco RPS 2300 Redundant Power System Hardware Installation Guide
•Cisco RPS 675 Redundant Power System Hardware Installation Guide
•Getting Started with Cisco Network Assistant
•Cisco Small Form-Factor Pluggable Modules Installation Notes
These compatibility matrix documents are available from this Cisco.com site:
•Cisco Gigabit Ethernet Transceiver Modules Compatibility Matrix
•Cisco 100-Megabit Ethernet SFP Modules Compatibility Matrix
•Cisco CWDM SFP Transceiver Compatibility Matrix
•Cisco Small Form-Factor Pluggable Modules Compatibility Matrix
•Compatibility Matrix for 1000BASE-T Small Form-Factor Pluggable Modules
Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines
For information on obtaining documentation, obtaining support, providing documentation feedback, security guidelines, and also recommended aliases and general Cisco documents, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at this URL: