Network OS Administration Guide

Supporting Network OS 6.0.1a

Part Number: 53-1003768-04

Viewing switch types

The switchType attribute is a unique device model identifier that allows you to identify the model of a switch from the command line.

In this example, the number 1000 is the value of the switchType attribute. An optional number (.x) indicates the revision of the motherboard.

Refer also to Switch types.

Enter show chassis.
switch# show chassis
Chassis Family: VDX 87xx
Chassis Backplane Revision: 1
switchType: 1000 <== Use table to convert this parameter
     (output truncated)