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CX913 Switch Module V100R001C10 User Guide 15

This document describes the CX913 10GE switch module (CX913 for short) of the Tecal E9000 server in terms of its features, installation, removal, and configuration. This document applies to the CX913 whose 10GE switching planes use the software versions of, 2.00 and later.
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Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications

This topic describes the physical, environmental, power, and network switching specifications of the CX913.

Table 2-8 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.)




3.5 kg

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% to 85%
  • Storage humidity: 5% to 95%
  • Long-term storage humidity: 30% RH to 69% RH
  • 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, 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

166 W

199.7 W

154 W

Table 2-9 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 8 Gbit/s FC optical ports

Port rate

  • The 10GE switching plane supports 10GE and GE optical ports.
  • FC pass-through plane supports 8G FC optical ports.

Service port stacking

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

Switching capability (throughput)

10GE switching plane: 1.28 Tbit/s

Packet forwarding rate


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 range of consecutive VLANs must be reserved for configuration.

Number of Eth-Trunk interfaces

128 Eth-Trunk interfaces, with 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)

9216 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)

128 (MPLS is not supported) MPLS is short for Multiprotocol Label Switching.

Number of virtual private network (VPN) routes


IP address unicast

Number of route entries


Number of IPV4 forwarding information bases (FIBs)


Number of IPV6 FIBs

8000 (The subnet mask length is less than or equal to 64 bits)


Number of layer 3 multicast forwarding entries

  • IPv4:4096
  • IPv6:2048

Reliability service

Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)

  • Number of BFD sessions: 128
  • Minimum interval for transmitting and receiving packets: 50 ms

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: 64

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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