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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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Installing the CX710

Installing the CX710



The following tools are available:

  • Protective gloves
  • Electrostatic discharge (ESD) gloves
  • Phillips screwdriver (PH2 is 6 mm or 0.25 in.)


Figure 3-1 Installation process


  1. Determine the position for installing the CX710 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 CX710.

    1. Raise the two ejector levers on the CX710 completely and push the CX710 horizontally into the chassis as far as it will go. See (1) and step (2) in Figure 3-4.
      Figure 3-4 Installing the CX710
    2. Lower the two ejector levers on the CX710 until the CX710 is completely inserted. See (3) in Figure 3-4.
    3. Use a Phillips screwdriver to tighten the two M3 captive screws on the CX710. See (4) in Figure 3-4.

  4. Determine the connection relationships between signal cables and ports on the CX710.

    Figure 3-5 Port types and numbers


    BMC serial port


    SYS serial port


    40GE optical port



  5. Connect a serial cable, as shown in Figure 3-6.

    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 40GE optical module and optical fiber.

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

  7. Check the indicator status after the CX710 is powered on.

    For details, see Table 2-4.

  8. Follow-up Procedure

    See section Configuring the CX710.

Updated: 2019-12-04

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