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CX710 Switch Module V100R001 User Guide 12

This document describes the CX710 40GE converged switch module of the E9000 server in terms of its features, installation, removal, and configuration.

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Technical Specifications

Technical Specifications

This topic describes the physical, environmental, power, and network switching specifications of the CX710.

Table 2-6 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.)




2.9 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 (RH, non-condensing)

  • Operating humidity: 5% to 85%
  • Storage humidity: 5% to 95%
  • Long-term storage humidity: 30% to 69%
  • Humidity change rate < 20%/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

180 W

Table 2-7 Network switching specifications


Service Feature

Performance Specifications

Device performance

Number of ports on the panel

  • Two serial ports: one BMC port and one SYS port
  • Eight 40GE optical ports

Port rate

The ports for connecting to the compute node can be dynamically configured as 1 x 40GE or 2 x 10GE ports, and the 40GE port on the panel can be split into 4 x 10GE ports.

Service port stacking

Switch modules can be stacked through one 40GE port on the panel or two 40GE internal ports.

Switching capacity (throughput)

2.08 Tbit/s

Ethernet service

Number of Media Access Control (MAC) addresses

294,912 (in large MAC table mode)

Number of VLANs



The default value ranges from 4064 to 4094. Generally, 31 VLANs are reserved for a switch module. Reserve consecutive VLANs for easier configuration.

Number of Eth-Trunk ports

Versions earlier than 6.03: 128 (Each Eth-Trunk port supports up to 16 member ports.)

Version 6.03 and later: 64 (Each Eth-Trunk port supports up to 32 member ports.)

Number of Address Resolution Protocols (ARPs) for the device

128,000 (in large ARP table mode)

Jumbo frame length (bytes)


Quality of Service (QoS)

Number of queues per port


Number of CARs

  • Ingress: 2048
  • Egress: 1024

Packet cache

12 MB



  • Ingress: 2048
  • Egress: 1024



Versions earlier than 6.03: 128 (Multiprotocol Label Switching is not supported).

Version 6.03 and later: 1024

Number of virtual private network (VPN) routes


IP address unicast

Number of routing table entries

256,000 (in large FIB table mode)

Number of IPv4 forwarding information bases (FIBs)

256,000 (in large FIB table mode)

Number of IPv6 forwarding information bases (FIBs)

128,000 (the mask length is not longer than 64)


Number of layer 3 multicast forwarding entries


Reliability services

Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)

  • Number of BFD sessions: 128
  • Minimum interval for receiving and sending 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: 2019-12-04

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