Cisco 3550 Question - Stopping the "orange light" when you plug something into a port

Posted on 2006-05-18
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Last Modified: 2008-01-09
Hi All.

I have just taken over a post at work and noticed that the previous owner was using a Cisco Switch. A 3550 (IOS 12.0 5.2). Although I know the basics on a switch, I was wondering if there is any way of stopping the "orange light" initialization bit when you plug something into the switch or after you turn your PC on?

Just that some of my PC's boot up quicker than it takes the switch to initialize.

Any ideas?

Question by:leachus2002
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naveedb earned 1000 total points
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Do you know how to login to switch? If so, login to the switch follow the instruction in following link.


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I am assuming you only have one switch? If you have more, only disable portfast on ports that are connected with Workstations and not on the ports that are connected to hubs or other switches.

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