Configuration Professional for Catalyst provides network administrators with a
single solution for configuring, monitoring, and optimizing the device.
You can access the
application from a client web browser. Ensure that the following web client
requirements are met:
Hardware - A Mac (OS version
10.9.5) or Windows (OS version 7) laptop or desktop compatible with one of the
following tested and supported browsers:
Google Chrome 52 or later
Mozilla Firefox 48 or later
Apple Safari 9 or later
Explorer 11, or later
resolution - We recommend that you set the screen resolution to 1280 x 800 or
pages contain the following static global toolbar:
Information - Displays information such as the device name and version.
Configuration - Saves your configuration.
Help - Launches
the user guide for the Web user interface.
The Web user
interface allows you to perform the following tasks from the navigation pane:
Monitor your network on a daily basis and perform other ad-hoc operations
related to network device inventory and configuration management. View the
dashboard for a snapshot of connected client devices, performance information,
incidents, and search options.
Configure device ports, STP mode and VLANs.
- Configure device time settings, user administration settings, SNMP and HTTP
Help - Access product support and
displays a snapshot of the overall status and statistics for your device.
Switch View -
Displays a snapshot of the ports on the device.
CPU and Memory
Utilization - Displays CPU usage on the processors on each core,
every 5 minutes, every 1 minute and every 5 seconds. The Memory Utilization
section displays a chart of the device memory usage. Hover over the graph to
view the processor pool and the I/O pool percentage.
System Messages -
Displays high severity, critical alerts that require your attention.
Information - The
Power Utilization section displays a pie-chart showing the total
Power over Ethernet (PoE) on the device, the power used by the device and the
current power available. The
Temperature section displays the temperature of the device. If the
temperature is yellow or red, your device needs attention.
Documentation and Submitting a Service Request
For information on obtaining documentation, using the Cisco Bug Search
Tool (BST), submitting a service request, and gathering additional information,
see What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation at:
What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation, which lists all
new and revised Cisco technical documentation as an RSS feed and delivers
content directly to your desktop using a reader application. The RSS feeds are
a free service.