Giuseppe Larosa Thu, 07/01/2010 - 14:02
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Hello Bill,

you should put offline the FWSM by removing all occurrences of firewall keyword


once the FWSM is not connected to outside world you can use hw-module module X command with appropriate option or better you can session to the module to prepare it to shutdown (to be preferred)


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/security/fwsm/fwsm32/configuration/guide/switch_f.html#wp1192467


once you have done these stes you should be able to remove it.


Also the NAM is a linux based appliance so the question is wise



in the case of NAM you should verify if there are any monitor sessions with destination= NAM


Hope to help

Giuseppe

Ganesh Hariharan Thu, 07/01/2010 - 22:53
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Is there a procedure for powering off and remove the modules in a 6500? I am going to remove two FWSM and a NAM.


Hi,


The firewall module should be removed only after you disable power using one of these methods. (There is no preference for a particular method.)


    * Use the command-line interface (CLI) of the switch and issue one of these commands.
          o  CatOS - set module power down mod
          o  Cisco IOS® Software - no power enable module slot
    * Press the shutdown button on the blade.
    * Physically power down the chassis.


You can remove the module safely when the status light is not green.


http://www.ciscosystemsnetwork.net/en/US/products/hw/modules/ps2706/products_qanda_item09186a00801e9e26.shtml


Hope to Help !!


Ganesh.H


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