Huawei PCN CloudEngine-20180001 Data Center Network CE-MPUA-E Card Change Notice

Release History

Version

Revision History

Release Date

Rev: A Draft

Draft Release

2018-01-18

Rev: A

Official Release

2018-01-23

 

 


Contents

1 Key Terms. 3

2 Abstract 3

3 PCN Information.. 3

4 Reason for Change. 3

5 Systems and Products Affected.. 3

6 Part Numbers Affected.. 4

7 Change Description.. 4

7.1 Changes in Specifications. 4

7.2 Changes in Appearance. 4

7.3 Changes in Dimensions and Weight 4

7.4 Changes in the External Ports of a Module. 4

7.5 Changes in the Installation Method. 4

8 Compatibility. 4

9 Change Impact 5

10 Changes in the Documentation.. 5

11 Other Changes. 5

12 Suggestions for Operators. 5

13 Attachments. 5

14 Remarks. 6

    


1 Key Terms

Term

Description

Definition

PCN

Product Change Notice

Describes changes to a product.

 

2 Abstract

An RS485 serial interface is added to the CE-MPUA-E card for data center switches to support power supply backup using an external DACS power distribution box (PDB). The card appearance is changed and the performance is enhanced.

This PCN is intended for the customers who purchased the CE-MPUA-E cards.

3 PCN Information

PCN Number

CloudEngine-20180001

Vendor

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

PCN Classification

B

Milestone

Implementation date

Date on which new boards or components or new changes are available

2018-03-01

EOM

Date after which orders for old hardware are no longer accepted

N/A

EOS

Date after which Huawei no longer provides services for old hardware

N/A

 

4 Reason for Change

An RS485 serial interface is added to the CE-MPUA-E card to support power supply backup using an external DACS PDB. The card appearance is changed and the performance is enhanced.

5 Systems and Products Affected

Major System (Product)

Subsystem (Module/Card/Device/Power Supply)

Hardware

Software

CloudEngine 12800E

CE-MPUA-E

Yes

Yes

 

6 Part Numbers Affected

None.

7 Change Description

7.1 Changes in Specifications

After the change, the CE-MPUA-E card supports power supply backup using an external DACS PDB. (The system software of the switch must be V200R005C00 or a later version.)

7.2 Changes in Appearance

MPU Model

Before the Change

After the Change

CE-MPUA-E

 

7.3 Changes in Dimensions and Weight

None.

7.4 Changes in the External Ports of a Module

After the change, the CE-MPUA-E card provides an RS485 serial interface.

7.5 Changes in the Installation Method

None.

8 Compatibility

None.

9 Change Impact

Safety

No

Fire

No

Service

No

Communication

No

Maintenance

1.    In V200R002C50 or V200R003C00, an original CE-MPUA-E card can be replaced by a changed CE-MPUA-E card and such cards before and after the change can be installed on the same switch.

2.    New function of the CE-MPUA-E card after the change: In a scenario where LPUs with high power consumption are installed on the CE12816E, N+N power supply backup can be implemented using an external DACS PDB. Switches running V200R005C00 and later versions support this function.

Reliability

No

Power Supply/Power Consumption

No

Traffic

No

 

10 Changes in the Documentation

The following documents are modified:

In the CloudEngine 12800E Hardware Description, the appearance of the CE-MPUA-E card is modified and an RS485 serial interface is added to the card.

In the CloudEngine 12800E Hardware Installation and Maintenance Guide, the appearance of the CE-MPUA-E card is modified and an RS485 serial interface is added to the card.

11 Other Changes

None.

12 Suggestions for Operators

None.

13 Attachments

None.

14 Remarks

If you have any question about the change, contact Huawei sales representatives or technical support personnel.