Security Configuration Guide, Cisco IOS XE Release 3SE (Cisco WLC 5700 Series)
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This book describes configuration information and examples for security management on the switch.


This guide is for the networking professional managing the Catalyst 3850 switch, hereafter referred to as the switch module. Before using this guide, you should have experience working with the Cisco IOS software and be familiar with the concepts and terminology of Ethernet and local area networking.

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Command descriptions use these conventions:

  • Commands and keywords are in boldface text.

  • Arguments for which you supply values are in italic.

  • Square brackets ([ ]) means 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, cautions, and warnings use these conventions and symbols:


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Related Documentation


Before installing or upgrading the controller, refer to the controller release notes.

Changes to This Document

This table lists the technical changes made to this document since it was first printed.

Table 1 Changes to This Document
Revision Date Change Summary


July 2012

Initial release of this document.

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