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CX210 Switch Module V100R001 User Guide 14

This document describes the CX210 multi-plane switch module of the E9000 server in terms of its features, installation, removal, and configuration.
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Installing the CX210

Installing the CX210



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. The chassis has been installed.
  2. Determine the position for installing the CX210 in the chassis. Figure 3-2 shows the slot numbers.

    Figure 3-2 Slot numbers

  3. 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.

  4. Install the CX210.

    1. Raise the two ejector levers on the CX210 completely and push the CX210 horizontally into the chassis as far as it will go. See (1) and step (2) in Figure 3-4.
      Figure 3-4 Installing the CX210
    2. Lower the two ejector levers on the CX210 until the CX210 is completely inserted. See (3) in Figure 3-4.
    3. Use a Phillips screwdriver to tighten the two M3 captive screws on the CX210. See (4) in Figure 3-4.

  5. Determine the connection relationships between signal cables and ports on the CX210. Figure 3-5 shows the port types and numbers of the CX210.

    Figure 3-5 Port types and numbers


    BMC serial port


    SYS serial port


    8G FC optical port



  6. (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.

  7. Connect a 8GE 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, as shown in Figure 3-7.
      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.

  8. Check the indicator status after the CX210 is powered on.

    For details, see Table 2-5.

  9. Follow-up Procedure

    See section Configuring the CX210.

Updated: 2019-08-09

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