This preface describes
the audience, organization, and conventions of Cisco MDS 9000 Series
Configuration Guides. It also provides information on how to obtain related
To use this installation guide, you need to be familiar with
electronic circuitry and wiring practices and preferably be an electronic or
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
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.
set for the Cisco MDS 9000 Family includes the following documents. To find a
document online, use the Cisco MDS NX-OS Documentation Locator at: