Tuesday, 24 June 2014

How to Identify Date Codes

Date Codes are used to identify the location and specific week in which a switch was manufactured. The Date Codes are integrated in the first 7 characters of an 11 character System Serial Number: CHK0624A275. The first three letters represent the manufacturing location (CHK). The four subsequent numbers are the year (06) and the week (24) a switch was manufactured (0624).
Where to Find Serial Number on Switch

Serial Numbers can be found in these locations.

1. The packout box
2. The back of the switch
3. If switch is already installed in network, Telnet to Unit, or Connect directly to switch console, and type the following command:

switch#show version | include serial
Motherboard serial number: CAT0625027D
Power supply serial number: LIT062103KJ
System serial number: CHK0625V224
Or use the following command, and the serial number is near bottom of output:

switch#show version
Cisco Internetwork Operating System Software
IOS ™ C3550 Software (C3550-I5Q3L2-M), Version 12.1(9)EA1c, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
Copyright © 1986-2002 by cisco Systems, Inc.
Compiled Tue 28-May-02 10:31 by antonino
Image text-base: 0x00003000, data-base: 0x00685778

ROM: Bootstrap program is C3550 boot loader

top_5 uptime is 1 minute
System returned to ROM by power-on
System image file is "flash:c3550-i5q3l2-mz.121-9.EA1c/c3550-i5q3l2-mz.121-9.EA1c.bin"

cisco WS-C3550-24 (PowerPC) processor (revision D0) with 65526K/8192K bytes of memory.
Processor board ID CHK0625V224
Last reset from warm-reset
Bridging software.
Running Layer2/3 Switching Image

Ethernet-controller 1 has 12 Fast Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interfaces

Ethernet-controller 2 has 12 Fast Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interfaces

Ethernet-controller 3 has 1 Gigabit Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interface

Ethernet-controller 4 has 1 Gigabit Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interface

24 FastEthernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s)
2 Gigabit Ethernet/IEEE 802.3 interface(s)

The password-recovery mechanism is enabled.
384K bytes of flash-simulated non-volatile configuration memory.
Base ethernet MAC Address: 00:0A:41:07:74:00
Motherboard assembly number: 73-5700-08
Power supply part number: 34-0966-02
Motherboard serial number: CAT0625027D
Power supply serial number: LIT062103KJ
Model revision number: D0
Motherboard revision number: C0
Model number: WS-C3550-24-EMI
System serial number: CHK0625V224
Configuration register is 0x10F 
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Tuesday, 13 May 2014

7 x CCIE Neil Moore

There is only one person on the entire planet who has 7 CCIE’s
His name is Neil Moore. Recently passing the CCIE Data Center exam Neil has added number 7 to his list and does not intend to stop there Neil says his next certification is going to be CCIE Service Provider Operations and then the CCDE
It has taken Neil over 11 years to achieve 7 CCIE’s and on top of that he also has a host of other certifications. Click his name above to see his Linkedin profile.
So where does a man with 7 CCIE’s work? Neil is a cloud architect for HP
Inspiration for us all or does Neil just not sleep?
I am still trying to pass my first one!

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

راهنمای تشخیص اصل بودن محصولات سیسکو

new ver : http://www.4shared.com/office/hOrJeQtP/cisco_check_ver_2.html

Protecting Against Gray Market and Counterfeit Goods

by Phil Wright, Director of Worldwide Brand ProtectionCounterfeit goods and used equipment have been the topic of two cover stories this summer. InformationWeek’s July 7 cover story titled Used Gear: Notes from the Underground provides an in-depth look at enterprise customer behaviors and concludes that purchasing used IT gear from unauthorized brokers is risky. This week’s CRN cover story titled Fakes: Can You Tell the Difference looks at the issue from the channel perspective. It cites the prevalence of IT counterfeit products globally (estimated at $100B annually), the origin of the manufacture for the suspect goods (often China), and how the counterfeit goods get mixed into the channel (typically through multiple intermediaries). This is not just a Cisco problem, but a widespread problem in the IT industry.Cisco takes this issue seriously. The Cisco Partner Central page (accessible to any Cisco customer or partner) includes information about gray market products and counterfeit equipment. Cisco’s message is clear: Buy only through authorized channels. For those customers that need a less expensive alternative to sourcing new product, consider Cisco Certified Refurbished Equipment, which is available through authorized dealers. When products are purchased on the gray market, rather than through Cisco authorized distribution and resale channels, Cisco cannot guarantee the source and quality of those products.


Wednesday, 3 July 2013

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