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CX920 Switch Module V100R001 User Guide 09
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Removing the CX920

Removing the CX920

This topic describes how to remove the CX920 from the E9000 chassis.


Remove the CX920 from the E9000 chassis. Before the operation, become familiar with the hardware devices.

To replace a switch module, see section "Replacing a Switch Module" in the E9000 Server V100R001 User Guide.

Impact on the System

After the switch module is removed, all services running on the switch module stop.



The following tools are available:

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


Figure 3-9 Removal process


  1. Determine the CX920 to be removed. Figure 3-10 shows the slot numbers.

    Figure 3-10 Slot numbers

  2. Determine the connection relationships between signal cables and ports on the CX920. Figure 3-11 shows the port types and numbers of the CX920.

    Figure 3-11 Port types and numbers


    BMC serial port


    SYS serial port


    10GE optical port


    10GE optical port

  3. (Optional) Remove a serial cable.

    Figure 3-12 Removing a serial cable

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

  4. Remove an optical fiber and optical module.

    1. Determine the optical module type and removal position based on site requirements.
    2. Remove the optical module horizontally from the optical port. See (1) in Figure 3-13.
      Figure 3-13 Removing an optical module and optical fiber
    3. Remove the optical fiber from the optical module. See (2) and (3) in Figure 3-13.
    4. Install dust-proof caps for the optical module, as shown in Figure 3-14.
      Figure 3-14 Installing dust-proof caps

  5. Remove the CX920.

    1. Use a Phillips screwdriver to loosen the two M3 captive screws. See (1) in Figure 3-15.
      Figure 3-15 Removing the switch module
    2. Raise the two ejector levers on the CX920 completely and pull the switch module horizontally out of the chassis. See (2) and (3) in Figure 3-15.
    3. Lower the ejector levers on the CX920. See (4) in Figure 3-15.

      An ESD bag holds only one switch module.

    4. Place the removed switch module into an ESD bag.

  6. Install a switch module filler panel.

    1. Raise the two handles on the switch module filler panel and push the filler panel horizontally into the chassis as far as it will go. See (1) in Figure 3-16.
      Figure 3-16 Installing a switch module filler panel
    2. Lower the two handles on the switch module filler panel. See (2) in Figure 3-16.
    3. Use a Phillips screwdriver to tighten the two M3 captive screws on the switch module filler panel. See (3) in Figure 3-16.

Updated: 2019-12-04

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