We recently picked up a new Catalyst switch. I ran the Express Setup, and gave it the correct IP configuration. We rack mounted the switch and connected the ethernet cables to it.
When I plugged my laptop into the switch, I did not receive an IP address from my DHCP server on the same subnet. I manually assigned my laptop an IP and I was able to communicate with the switch.
However, I could not ping any other internal servers or the default gateway. Any ideas why this thing is not talking to the other machines on it's network?