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CX311 Switch Module V100R001C00 User Guide 22

This document describes the CX311 10GE / FCoE converged switch module of the Tecal E9000 server in terms of its features, installation, removal, and configuration.
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Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications

Table 2-7 Technical specifications




Physical specifications

Dimensions (H x W x D)

388.55 mm x 35.06 mm x 272.15 mm (15.30 in. x 1.38 in. x 10.71 in.)




3 kg (6.62 lb)

Environmental specifications


  • Operating temperature: 5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F) (ASHRAE Class A3 compliant)
  • Storage temperature: –40°C to +65°C (–40°F to +149°F)
  • Long-term storage temperature: 21°C to 27°C (69.8°F to 80.6°F)
  • Temperature change rate: < 20°C/h (36°F/h)

Relative humidity

  • Operating humidity: 5% RH to 85% RH (non-condensing)
  • Storage humidity: 5% RH to 95% RH (non-condensing)
  • Long-term storage humidity: 30% RH to 69% RH (non-condensing)
  • Humidity change rate: < 20% RH/h


At an altitude of 900 m (2952.72 ft), the highest operating temperature is 40°C (104°F).

When the device is used at an altitude of 900 m to 5000 m (2952.72 ft to 16,404 ft), the highest operating temperature decreases by 1°C (1.8°F) for every increase of 300 m (984.24 ft).

Corrosive air pollutant

  • Corrosion rate of the copper test piece: < 300 Å/month (in compliance with the ANSI/ISA-71.04-2013 gaseous corrosion level G1)
  • Corrosion rate of the silver test piece: < 200 Å/month

Particulate pollutant

  • The ISO14664-1 Class 8 requirements are met.

    It is recommended that a professional company monitor particulate pollutants in the equipment room.

  • There is no explosive, conductive, magnetic, or corrosive dust in the equipment room.

Input power supply

Rated input voltage

12 V DC

Power consumption

Maximum power consumption

172 W

Table 2-8 Network switching specifications


Service Feature


Device performance

Number of ports on the panel

  • One BMC serial port and one SYS serial port
  • Sixteen 10GE optical ports
  • Eight 8G FC optical ports

Port rate

10GE optical ports and GE optical ports are supported.

Service port stacking

Two 40GE ports on two switch modules can be stacked. (10GE ports and 40GE ports cannot be stacked into one logical interface.)

Switching capability (throughput)

1.28 Tbit/s

Packet forwarding rate

960 Mpps

Ethernet service

Number of Media Access Control (MAC) addresses


Number of VLANs



A switch module reserves 31 internal virtual local area networks (VLANs). The default value ranges from 4064 to 4094. The reserved VLANs are in a consecutive range.

Number of Eth-Trunk interfaces

128 Eth-Trunk interfaces. Each Eth-Trunk interface supports a maximum of 16 member interfaces.

Number of Address Resolution Protocols (ARPs) for the device


Jumbo frame length (in byte)


Quality of service (QoS)

Number of queues for a port


Number of Committed Access Rate (CAR)

  • Ingress: 2048
  • Egress: 1024

Packet cache

4 MB



  • Pre-Ingress: 750
  • Ingress: 1500
  • Egress: 1000


VPN routing and forwarding (VRF)


Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) is not supported.

Number of virtual private network (VPN) routes


IP address unicast

Number of route entries


Number of IPV4 forwarding information bases (FIBs)



Number of layer 2 multicast forwarding entries


Reliability service

Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)

Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)

  • Number of VRRP backup groups: 64
  • Number of VRRP management groups: 64
  • Number of virtual IP addresses for each VRRP backup group: 16

Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP)

Maximum number of instances in the device: 48

Enhanced Ethernet

Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL)

  • Number of network nodes: 512
  • Number of CE-VLANs: 4062
  • Load-sharing specifications: 16 links
Updated: 2018-09-20

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