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CX920 Switch Module V100R001 User Guide 09
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Installing the CX920

Installing the CX920



The chassis has been installed.


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. Determine the position for installing the CX920 in the chassis. Figure 3-2 shows the slot numbers.

    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 CX920.

    1. Raise the two ejector levers on the CX920 completely and push the CX920 horizontally into the chassis as far as it will go. See (1) and step (2) in Figure 3-4.
      Figure 3-4 Installing the CX920
    2. Lower the two ejector levers on the CX920 until the CX920 is completely inserted. See (3) in Figure 3-4.
    3. Use a Phillips screwdriver to tighten the two M3 captive screws on the CX920. See (4) in Figure 3-4.

  4. Determine the connection relationships between signal cables and ports on the CX920. Figure 3-5 shows the port types and numbers of the CX920.

    Figure 3-5 Port types and numbers


    BMC serial port


    SYS serial port


    10GE optical port


    10GE optical port

  5. (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.

  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 CX920 is powered on.

    For details, see Table 2-5.

  8. Follow-up Procedure

    See section Configuring the CX920.

Updated: 2019-12-04

Document ID: EDOC1000170901

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