This chapter covers the following topics:
Comparing Cisco CatOS and Cisco IOS
Handling Initial Configuration of Management Parameters for Cisco Catalyst Switches
Managing Catalyst Switch Configurations
Handling Cisco IOS File System and Software Images for Catalyst Switches
Upgrading Software Versions on Catalyst Switches
Implementing Basic Troubleshooting Practices
Cisco Systems, Inc. ships most Catalyst switches today with Cisco IOS (Native Mode) Software. The only exceptions are by order request for the Catalyst 6500 with a Multilayer Switch Feature Card (MSFC) module with Cisco CatOS. All Catalyst 6500 families of switches with an ...