This preface describes the audience, and conventions of the Cisco MDS
9396T Multilayer Fabric Switch Hardware Installation Guide. It also provides
information on how to obtain related documentation.
This preface describes the audience, organization of, and conventions used in the Cisco MDS 9000 Series Configuration Guides.
It also provides information on how to obtain related documentation, and contains the following chapters:
To use this installation guide, you need to be familiar with electronic circuitry and wiring practices, and preferably be
an electronic or electromechanical technician.
This document uses
the following conventions:
note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not
covered in the manual.
careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in
equipment damage or loss of data.
Warnings use the
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.
The documentation set for the Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches includes the following documents.