Solved

Testing the Cisco 6509e

Posted on 2011-03-10
4
691 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I have just recieved a couple of used cisco 6509e switches and I would like to run it through a battery of tests before putting it into production.  Looking for reccomendations on testing hardware and checking the IOS for any known bugs etc...
0
Comment
Question by:FREDARCE
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 57

Accepted Solution

by:
giltjr earned 500 total points
ID: 35103086
Upgrade to the lastest IOS and or CatOS that your hardware supports.

Do a basic config and then connect a computer to each and every port to make sure they come active and work properly.

Try and config it so that you are using each and every feature you plan to use when you put it into production.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:FREDARCE
ID: 35146697
The additional commands are also helpful:

Show version
Show mod
Show inventory
Show env
0
 

Expert Comment

by:myriadsupply
ID: 35203987
Here's a video showing the high-level testing procedures:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=noxRiyn6Nk8

Make sure to check the chassis backplane pins!!!
Don't want you to damage any blades.
0
 

Author Comment

by:FREDARCE
ID: 35204491
thanks for the video.
0

Featured Post

3 Use Cases for Connected Systems

Our Dev teams are like yours. They’re continually cranking out code for new features/bugs fixes, testing, deploying, testing some more, responding to production monitoring events and more. It’s complex. So, we thought you’d like to see what’s working for us.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Intune/ Microsoft EMS 1 36
Exchange 2010 RU 16 5 42
powershell question need assistance 10 32
exchange, outlook 20 29
Utilizing an array to gracefully append to a list of EmailAddresses
This article explains in simple steps how to renew expiring Exchange Server Internal Transport Certificate.
In this video we show how to create a Resource Mailbox in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: Navigate to the Recipients >> Resources tab.: "Recipients" is our default selection …
In this video we show how to create an Accepted Domain in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Mail Flow >> Ac…

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question