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CX910 Switch Module V100R001C10 User Guide 15

This document describes the CX910 10GE switch module (CX910 for short) of the Tecal E9000 server in terms of its features, installation, removal, and configuration. This document applies to the CX910 whose 10GE switching planes use the software versions of, 2.00 and later.
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Installing the CX910

Installing the CX910


Install the CX910 in the E9000 chassis. Before the operation, become familiar with the hardware devices.



The following tools are available:

  • Protective gloves
  • Electrostatic discharge (ESD) gloves
  • Phillips screwdriver (PH3 is 8 mm or 0.31 in.)


Figure 3-1 Installation process


  1. Determine the position for installing the CX910 in the chassis.

    Figure 3-2 Slot numbers

  2. Remove the switch module filler panel.

    1. Use a Phillips screwdriver to loosen the two M3 captive screws on the switch module filler panel. See (1) in Figure 3-3.
      Figure 3-3 Removing the switch module filler panel
    2. Raise the two handles on the switch module filler panel completely, and pull the filler panel horizontally out of the chassis. See (2) and (3) in Figure 3-3.
    3. Store the switch module filler panel for future use.

  3. Install the CX910.

    1. Raise the two ejector levers on the CX910 completely and push the CX910 horizontally into the chassis as far as it will go. See (1) and step (2) in Figure 3-4.
      Figure 3-4 Installing the CX910
    2. Lower the two ejector levers on the CX910 until the CX910 is completely inserted. See (3) in Figure 3-4.
    3. Use a Phillips screwdriver to tighten the two M3 captive screws on the CX910. See (4) in Figure 3-4.

  4. Determine the connection relationships between signal cables and ports on the CX910.

    Figure 3-5 Port types and numbers


    BMC serial port


    SYS serial port


    GE electrical port(reserved)


    10GE optical port

  5. (Optional) Connect a serial cable.

    Figure 3-6 Connecting a serial cable

    The BMC serial port, SYS serial port, are standard RJ-45 ports and are connected in the same way.

  6. Connect a 10GE optical module and optical fiber.

    1. Determine the optical module type and the optical port to be connected depending on site requirements.
    2. Push the optical module into the optical port until the optical module is locked in place.
      Figure 3-7 Installing an optical module
    3. Remove the dust-proof cap from the optical fiber. See (1) in Figure 3-8.
      Figure 3-8 Connecting an optical fiber
    4. Insert the optical fiber into the optical module. See (2) in Figure 3-8.

  7. Check the indicator status after the CX910 is powered on.

    For details, see Table 2-5.

  8. Follow-up Procedure

    See section Configuring the CX910.

Updated: 2018-09-20

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