Ideal switch temp?

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Feb 4th, 2009
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I am just curious what is the ideal temp for a cat 3560/6500 series switches?




I have a situation where I have some equipment that is in a space where temp fluctuates. Is there a point where a network engineer picks up a phone and calls an AC guy?




Obvioulsy I'm not talking about the extremes in temperature(i.e., 100 degrees in the room).




much thanks


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yjdabear Wed, 02/04/2009 - 12:50
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This snippet from the doc for cat6k running CatOS might give some idea:


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/lan/catalyst6500/catos/8.x/system/messages/emsg.html')">http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/lan/catalyst6500/catos/8.x/system/messages/emsg.html


Error Message SYS-2-TEMP_HIGHFAIL: Temp high failure


Explanation This message indicates that the internal temperature has risen above 50°C (122°F). This message applies only to the redundant supervisor engine in the switch.


Recommended Action No action is necessary. This message is provided for information only. If the temperature exceeds 70°C (158°F), the Temp Critical Failure message appears and the system automatically powers down after 5 minutes.



Other temp-related syslog messages:


SYS-0-SYS_TEMPMAJORFAIL: Chassis major temperature threshold exceeded


SYS-2-SUP_TEMPSHUTDOWN: System shutdown due to high temperature

reading on supervisor [dec]


SYS-2-SUP_TEMPSENSORFAIL: Supervisor temperature sensors failed,

please powercycle the system


SYS-2-SYS_TEMPMINORFAIL: Chassis minor temperature threshold exceeded

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