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The Cisco Small Business Series Switches allow you to plug in a Small Form-factor Pluggable (SFP) transceiver in their optical modules to connect fiber-optic cables. Once the transceiver and fiber optic cable are plugged in properly in the switch optical module, the Optical Module Status page of the web-based utility provides the current information for the optical connection, which helps you manage this connection. Also, in case of a failure, you can troubleshoot this connection with the optical module status information.
The following GE SFP (1000 Mbps) transceivers are supported:
The following XG SFP+ (10,000 Mbps) transceivers are supported:
The following XG passive cables or Twinaxial cabling / Direct Attach Copper (Twinax /DAC) are supported:
This article provides instructions on how to view the Optical Module Status on your switch.
Step 1. Log in to the web-based utility of your switch then choose Status and Statistics > Diagnostics > Optical Module Status.
Note: In this example, SG350X-48MP switch is used.
Step 2. Choose a switch from the Filter drop-down list.
Note: This option is not available in Sx250 Series switches.
Note: In this example, Port of Unit 1 is chosen.
Step 3. Click Go.
The Optical Module Status Table displays the following information:
You should now have viewed the Optical Module Status of your switch.