Catalyst 2960 not usable

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Aug 5th, 2008

I've just moved my switches onto another UPS and a couple of my 2960s are no longer working properly. In HyperTerminal, a message comes up saying "!!! WARNING: The switch is not usable !!!" Also the System and RPS LEDs are amber. If someone knows how to fix this problem, any help would be greatly appreciated

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Mark Yeates Tue, 08/05/2008 - 05:00

Ryan,

It sounds like your switch took a power surge, and it is not going to work. You should contact TAC and get this switch replaced under RMA.

Amber System LED: : System is receiving power but is not functioning properly.

Amber RPS LED: The RPS is in standby mode or in a fault condition. Press the Standby/Active button on the RPS, and the LED should turn green. If it does not, the RPS fan could have failed. Contact Cisco Systems.

Mark

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