The preface provides an overview of the Cisco Prime Network Control System Configuration Guide, Release 1.1, references related publications, and explains how to obtain other documentation and technical assistance, if necessary. This chapter contains the following sections:
•Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request
This guide describes the Cisco Prime Network Control System (NCS). It is meant for networking professionals, who use the NCS to manage a Cisco Unified Network Solution. To use this guide, you should be familiar with the concepts and terminology associated with wired and wireless LANs.
This guide provides the information you need to manage a Cisco Unified Network Solution using the NCS.
Note This guide pertains specifically to NCS Release 1.1. Earlier versions of NCS or WCS software might look and operate somewhat differently.
This publication uses the following conventions to convey instructions and information:
•Commands and keywords are in boldface text.
•Variables are in italicized text.
•Examples depict screen displays and the commandline in
•Information you need to enter in examples is shown in boldface screen font.
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reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.
For more information about the NCS and related products, see the following URL:
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:
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