Dual Power Supply Question for 6509s

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Is there a command to tell the switch to make use of both power supplies rather than having one serve as a standby?

power redundancy-mode

To set the power-supply redundancy mode, use the power redundancy-mode command.


power redundancy-mode {combined | redundant}


Syntax Description

combined

Specifies no redundancy (combine power-supply outputs).

redundant

Specifies redundancy (either power supply can operate the system).




Defaults

redundant


Command Modes

Global configuration


Command History

Release Modification

12.0(7)XE

Support for this command was introduced on the Catalyst 6500 series switches.

12.1(1)E

Support for this command on the Catalyst 6500 series switches was extended to the 12.1 E release.




Examples

This example shows how to set power supplies to the no-redundancy mode:


Router(config)# power redundancy-mode combined

Router(config)#

This example shows how to set power supplies to the redundancy mode:


Router(config)# power redundancy-mode redundant

Router(config)#

Related Commands

show power


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/partner/products/hw/switches/ps708/products_command_reference_chapter09186a00801026f8.html#wp1047426


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power redundancy-mode

To set the power-supply redundancy mode, use the power redundancy-mode command.


power redundancy-mode {combined | redundant}


Syntax Description

combined

Specifies no redundancy (combine power-supply outputs).

redundant

Specifies redundancy (either power supply can operate the system).




Defaults

redundant


Command Modes

Global configuration


Command History

Release Modification

12.0(7)XE

Support for this command was introduced on the Catalyst 6500 series switches.

12.1(1)E

Support for this command on the Catalyst 6500 series switches was extended to the 12.1 E release.




Examples

This example shows how to set power supplies to the no-redundancy mode:


Router(config)# power redundancy-mode combined

Router(config)#

This example shows how to set power supplies to the redundancy mode:


Router(config)# power redundancy-mode redundant

Router(config)#

Related Commands

show power


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/partner/products/hw/switches/ps708/products_command_reference_chapter09186a00801026f8.html#wp1047426


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