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Catalyst 2960 Switch
Getting Started Guide
Americas Headquarters
Cisco Systems, Inc.
170 West Tasman Drive
San Jose, CA 95134-1706
USA
http://www.cisco.com
Tel:
408 526-4000
800 553-NETS (6387)
Fax:
408 527-0883
Text Part Number: OL-9368-03

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  • Page 1 Catalyst 2960 Switch Getting Started Guide Americas Headquarters Cisco Systems, Inc. 170 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA 95134-1706 http://www.cisco.com Tel: 408 526-4000 800 553-NETS (6387) Fax: 408 527-0883 Text Part Number: OL-9368-03...
  • Page 2 DAMAGES. Cisco and the Cisco Logo are trademarks of Cisco Systems, Inc. and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. A listing of Cisco's trademarks can be found at www.cisco.com/go/trademarks. Third party trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners. The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Cisco and any other company.
  • Page 3: Getting Started Guide

    Cisco.com. When using the online publications, refer to the documents that match the Cisco IOS software version running on the switch. The software version is on the Cisco IOS label on the switch rear panel.
  • Page 4: Taking Out What You Need

    Verify that you have received the items shown in the “Shipping Box Contents” section. If any item is missing or damaged, contact your Cisco representative or reseller for instructions. Some switch models might include additional items that are not shown.
  • Page 5 Four number-8 Phillips truss-head screws Six number-8 Phillips flat-head screws AC power cord Connector cover for redundant power system (RPS) Two number-4 pan-head screws Four rubber mounting feet Cable guide One black Phillips machine screw Documentation Catalyst 2960 Switch Getting Started Guide OL-9368-03...
  • Page 6: Running Express Setup

    Verify that POST has completed by confirming that the SYST LED rapidly blinks green. If the switch fails POST, the SYST LED turns amber. POST errors are usually fatal. Call Cisco Systems immediately if your switch fails POST. Step 5 Press and hold the Mode button for 3 seconds.
  • Page 7 29 60 switch front panel and to the Ethernet SER IES port on the PC. DHCP-enabled PC Step 8 Verify that the LEDs on both Ethernet ports are green. Step 9 Wait 30 seconds. Catalyst 2960 Switch Getting Started Guide OL-9368-03...
  • Page 8 Enter. The Express Setup page appears. If it does not appear, see the “In Case of Difficulty” section on page 1-18 for help. Note: all entries must be in English letters and numbers. Catalyst 2960 Switch Getting Started Guide OL-9368-03...
  • Page 9 MIB objects. Embedded spaces are not allowed in SNMP community strings. When you set the SNMP read community, you can access SNMP information, but cannot modify it. When you set the SNMP write community, you can access and modify SNMP information. Catalyst 2960 Switch Getting Started Guide OL-9368-03...
  • Page 10: Refreshing The Pc Ip Address

    Managing the Switch After completing Express Setup and installing the switch in your network, use the device manager, Cisco Network Assistant, or another of the management options described in this section for further configuration. Using the Device Manager The simplest way to manage the switch is by using the device manager that is in the switch memory.
  • Page 11 Follow these steps: Go to this Web address: http://www.cisco.com/go/NetworkAssistant. You must be a registered Cisco.com user, but you need no other access privileges. Find the Network Assistant installer. Download the Network Assistant installer, and run it. (You can run it directly from the Web if your browser offers this choice.)
  • Page 12: Other Management Options

    This section covers basic 19-inch rack-mounting and switch port connections. As an example, all the illustrations show the Catalyst 2960G-48TC-L switch. You can install and connect the Catalyst 2960G-48TC-L or other Catalyst 2960 switches as shown in these illustrations. For alternate mounting procedures, such as...
  • Page 13: Equipment That You Supply

    (SFP) modules, see the documentation AC power cord can reach from – that shipped with the module. the AC power outlet to the connector on the switch rear panel. Catalyst 2960 Switch Getting Started Guide 1-11 OL-9368-03...
  • Page 14: Installation Warning Statements

    This section includes the basic installation warning statements. Translations of these warning statements appear in the Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Catalyst 2960 Switch guide. Warning Only trained and qualified personnel should be allowed to install, replace, or service this equipment.
  • Page 15 A restricted access area can be accessed only through the use of a special tool, lock and key or other means of security. Statement 1072 Catalyst 2960 Switch Getting Started Guide 1-13 OL-9368-03...
  • Page 16: Attaching The Brackets

    Chapter 1 Getting Started Guide Rack-Mounting Attaching the Brackets Use four Phillips flat-head screws to attach the long side of the brackets to Catalyst 2960 switches in one of three mounting positions. SYS T STA T DU PLX SPE ED...
  • Page 17: Rack-mount The Switch

    Number-12 Phillips machine screws SYS T STA T DUP LX SPE ED MO DE C at al ys t 29 60 SE RIE Mid-rack-mounting position (telco rack) CO NS OL Rear-mounting position Catalyst 2960 Switch Getting Started Guide 1-15 OL-9368-03...
  • Page 18: Connect To The Switch Ports

    IEEE 802.3af. They also provide Cisco prestandard PoE support for Cisco IP Phones and Cisco Aironet Access Points. Each of the Catalyst 2960-24PC-L switch 10/100 ports and ports 1 to 8 on the Catalyst 2960-24LT-L deliver 15.4 W of PoE.
  • Page 19 2 9 6 0 S E R IE SFP module port For a list of supported modules, see the release notes on Cisco.com. For detailed instructions on installing, removing, and connecting to SFP modules, see the documentation that came with the SFP module.
  • Page 20: Verify Port Connectivity

    In Case of Difficulty If you experience difficulty, help is available here and on Cisco.com. This section includes Express Setup troubleshooting, how to reset the switch, how to access help online, and where to find more information.
  • Page 21: Resetting The Switch

    7 more seconds, and then the switch reboots. The switch now behaves like an unconfigured switch. You can enter the switch IP information by using Express Setup as described in the “Running Express Setup” section on page 1-4. Catalyst 2960 Switch Getting Started Guide 1-19 OL-9368-03...
  • Page 22: For More Information

    Cisco.com). Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Catalyst 2960 Switch • (order number DOC-7816880=). Release Notes for the Catalyst 2960 Switch (not orderable but available on • Cisco.com) Catalyst 2960 Switch Software Configuration Guide (not orderable but •...
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  • Page 24 Chapter 1 Getting Started Guide Cisco Warranty Information Catalyst 2960 Switch Getting Started Guide 1-22 OL-9368-03...

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