ME 3800x and ME 3600x Switches Software Configuration Guide, Release 15.2(4)S
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Audience

Purpose

Conventions

Related Publications

Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request


Preface


Audience

This guide is for the networking professional managing the Cisco Metro Ethernet (ME) 3800X and 3600X switch, hereafter referred to as the switch. We assume that you are familiar with the concepts and terminology of Ethernet and local area networking. If you are interested in more training and education in these areas, learning opportunities including training courses, self-study options, seminars, and career certifications programs are available on the Cisco Training & Events web page:

http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/index.html

Purpose

This guide provides procedures for using the commands that have been created or changed for use with the Cisco ME 3800X and ME 3600X switch. It does not provide detailed information about these commands. For detailed information about these commands, see the Cisco ME 3800X and ME 3600X Switch Command Reference for this release. For information about the standard Cisco IOS commands, see the Cisco IOS documentation available from this URL:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps6350/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

This guide does not describe system messages you might encounter or how to install your switch. For more information, see the Cisco ME 3800X and ME 3600X Switch System Message Guide for this release, the Cisco ME 3800X and ME 3600X Switch Hardware Installation Guide, and the Cisco ME 3600X-24CX Switch Hardware Installation Guide.

For the latest 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 and cautions use these conventions and symbols:


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



Caution Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.

Related Publications

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

ME 3800X switch:
http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10965/tsd_products_support_series_home.html

ME 3600X switch:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps10956/tsd_products_support_series_home.html


Note Before installing, configuring, or upgrading the switch, see these documents:

For initial configuration information, see the "Configuring the Switch with the CLI-Based Setup Program" appendix in the hardware installation guide.

For upgrading information, see the "Downloading Software" section in the release notes.


Release Notes for the Cisco ME 3800X, ME 3600X and ME 3600X-24CX Switch


Note See the release notes on Cisco.com for the latest information.


Cisco ME 3800X and ME 3600X Switch Software Configuration Guide

Cisco ME 3800X and ME 3600X Switch Command Reference

Cisco ME 3800X and ME 3600X System Message Guide

Cisco ME 3800X and ME 3600X Switch Hardware Installation Guide

Cisco ME 3800X and ME 3600X Switch Getting Started Guide

Installation Note for the Cisco ME 3800X and ME 3600X Switch Power Supply and Fan Modules

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco ME 3800X and ME 3600X Switches

Cisco ME3600X-24CX-M Switch Hardware Installation Guide

Cisco ME3600X-24CX-M Switch Getting Started Guide

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco ME3600X-24CX Switch

Installation Note for the Cisco ME3600X-24CX Switch Power Supply and Fan Modules

Cisco ME-3600X-24CX Series Switch Chassis Configuration Guide

Cisco Small Form-Factor Pluggable Modules Installation Notes

Cisco 10-Gigabit XFP Transceiver Modules Install Note

Cisco CWDM GBIC and CWDM SFP Installation Notes

These compatibility matrix documents are available from this Cisco.com site:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/modules/ps5455/products_device_support_tables_list.html

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

10-Gigabit Ethernet Transceiver Modules Compatibility Matrix

Compatibility Matrix for 1000BASE-T Small Form-Factor Pluggable Modules

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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