Catalyst 4503-E SFP compatibility

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Apr 20th, 2009

Hi,


I found out that the 4503 with Supervisor Engine II-Plus-TS supports the GLC-SC-MM SFP module. The problem is that I can't find it, looks like Cisco is not selling it anymore.


I found only this: GLC-SX-MM=


I the Cisco Gigabit Ethernet Transceiver Modules Compatibility Matrix


(http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/interfaces_modules/transceiver_modules/compatibility/matrix/OL_6981.html#wp130094)


it says that this SFP is only compatible with 4506 and others, not 4503.


What SFP module could I use on the 4503 and 2960 for Multimode fiber?

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Giuseppe Larosa Mon, 04/20/2009 - 01:04

Hello Smail,

usually a = is added to replacement parts or as stand-alone products it should be the same SFP you are looking for


GLC-SX-MM=


1000BASE-SX SFP transceiver module for MMF, 850-nm wavelength


About devices: the table should discriminate about the type of supervisors for thr 4500 not the chassis model.


You should be fine.


Hope to help

Giuseppe


smailmilak83 Mon, 04/20/2009 - 01:14

The = is not a problem.


The problem is between these two SFPs


One is GLC-SC-MM and the other GLC-SX-MM


the difference is between SC and SX.


And that is that is causing me problems. I have to be sure that I order the right SFP for the Supervisor EngineII-Plus-TS

and 2960 TC-L and 2960 PC-L.



Leo Laohoo Mon, 04/20/2009 - 14:36

GLC-SC-MM (Gigabit Ethernet SFP, LC connector, SX transceiver) is for the 4500 Series Supervisor Engine II-Plus-TS. Have you tried inserting a GLC-SX-MM in to see if it will work?

smailmilak83 Mon, 04/20/2009 - 22:15

Yeah I found it in the Dynamic Configuration Tool, so it is officially supported.

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