age of switches

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May 1st, 2007
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Morning, is there any way to tell the approximate age of a switch (mfg. date) ?

I can approximate by the datestamp on the IOS but was loking for a beter method ? Thanks, Bud.

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Amit Singh Tue, 05/01/2007 - 08:05
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That's a tough one. I dont think there is any command which will tell you the mfg date of the switch.


-amit singh

guruprasadr Wed, 05/02/2007 - 03:16
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HI,


#show tech-support


Command will help you to see the entire Details of Switch.


Pls Rate if Helps ! !

compcruncher Wed, 05/09/2007 - 01:12
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hi, sh tech-supp does not show any production dates ! only the software release dates und the uptime is shown here... the only hint is as earliery noted look at the chassistop - the yellow laser class product note shows the manufactured date e.g Jul 16 2002


that is if it is still there----


good hunting..

bud.nelson Wed, 05/09/2007 - 05:21
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I was hoping to find something that works remotely. I don't have the luxury of having someone at all of the sites. I can approximate the ages using model and IOS release dates. etc. but the bean-counters are looking for real answers. Thanks all for your help.

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