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About This Guide

About This Guide

This preface contains the following sections:

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This guide is for network administrators who are responsible for the installation and operation of internetworking equipment.

It describes how to install, configure, and maintain the Cisco Catalyst 1800 Token Ring switch and includes information that describes the diagnostic tests provided with the software.

The appendixes include general information about Token Ring switching technology. Appendix C and Appendix F contain information you will need to install and maintain your system.

Document Conventions

The following conventions are used to differentiate various types of text:

Note Means reader take note. Notes contain helpful suggestions or references to material not covered in the manual.
Caution Means reader be careful. In this situation, you might do something that could result in equipment damage or loss of data.

User input is displayed using the following format:

Configure Logical

Unless otherwise indicated, all commands are typed from the Main menu. Leading characters of hexadecimal notation (that is, 0x) are ignored.

Console interface output is displayed using the following format:

Enter Port Number or 0 for setting all ports


This manual is organized as follows:

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