Catalyst 6500 Release 12.2SXF and Rebuilds Software Configuration Guide
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Audience

Related Documentation

Conventions

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


Preface


This preface describes who should read the Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Cisco IOS Software Configuration Guide, Release 12.2SXF, how it is organized, and its document conventions.


Tip For additional information about Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches (including configuration examples and troubleshooting information), see the documents listed on this page:

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Audience

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

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

Cisco IOS Master Command List, Release 12.2SX

Catalyst 6500 Series Switch Cisco IOS System Message Guide, Release 12.2SX

Release Notes for Cisco IOS Release 12.2SXF and Rebuilds

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/en/US/products/sw/iosswrel/ps1835/products_installation_and_configuration_guides_list.html

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.

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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Tip For additional information about Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches (including configuration examples and troubleshooting information), see the documents listed on this page:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

Participate in the Technical Documentation Ideas forum