I have a 6506 sup1a with ws-x6348-rj45 module. how can i verify whether it is 'PoE' ready? Any valuable inputs appreciated.
Yes you can field upgrade the module to a Cisco Prestandard POE daughter card not the IEEE 802.3af standard. The part number you need is WS-F6K-VPWR=.
Here is the link which confirms the same:
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