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Dell Force10
E300, E600i, and E1200i
Systems
Quick Start Guide
Regulatory Model: E300/E600i
TeraScale/E600i ExaScale/
E1200i TeraScale/E1200i
ExaScale

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  • Page 1 Dell Force10 E300, E600i, and E1200i Systems Quick Start Guide Regulatory Model: E300/E600i TeraScale/E600i ExaScale/ E1200i TeraScale/E1200i ExaScale...
  • Page 3 Dell Force10 E300, E600i, and E1200i Systems Quick Start Guide Regulatory Model: E300/E600i TeraScale/E600i ExaScale/ E1200i TeraScale/E1200i ExaScale...
  • Page 4 Other trademarks and trade names may be used in this publication to refer to either the entities claiming the marks and names or their products. Dell Inc. disclaims any proprietary interest in trademarks and trade names other than its own.
  • Page 5: About This Guide

    About this Guide This document is intended as a Quick Start Guide to get new systems up and running and ready for configuration. For complete installation and configuration information, refer to the following documents: Documentation E300 E600i E1200i Hardware Installing and E600i System E1200i ExaScale installation and...
  • Page 6 About this Guide...
  • Page 7: Installing The Hardware

    This guide assumes all site preparation has been performed before installing the chassis. Installing the Chassis To install an E-Series chassis, Dell Force10 recommends that you complete the installation procedures in the order presented below. NOTE: Unless stated otherwise, the installation instructions below apply to all of the E-Series chassis.
  • Page 8 Step Task Attach the bar to the equipment rack brackets using the mounting screws provided by the rack manufacturer. Installing the Chassis in a Two-Post Rack Step Task If you are center or rear mounting the chassis in a 19-inch rack, make sure that the mounting brackets are properly positioned.
  • Page 9 Installing E300 Chassis into Rack Installing E600i and 1200i into Rack Attach a Ground Cable to the Chassis NOTE: The rack installation ears are not suitable for grounding. CAUTION: Grounding conductors must be made of copper. Do not use aluminum conductors. NOTE: Coat the lugs with an anti-oxidant compound prior to crimping.
  • Page 10 E300 DC PEM Chassis Ground Step Task Locate the chassis ground connector studs on the PEM front panel. The two studs on the upper left are the ground connection. Ground cable, typically green or green with yellow stripes MAK E GRO UND CON NECT ION FIRS CAU TION - CAU TION - Use copp...
  • Page 11 Step Task Attach the grounding cable onto the ground studs. The grounding cable must comply with your local electrical codes in size and color (typically the color is green or green with yellow stripe), NOTE: Grounding cables must be terminated only with a UL- listed 2-hole lug with 1/4-inch holes on 3/4-inch spacing.
  • Page 12 E1200i TeraScale and ExaScale AC Chassis Ground Step Task Locate the chassis ground connector nuts on the rear of the chassis. Install the grounding cables to the ground nuts. The grounding cable must comply with your local electrical codes in size and color (typically the color is green or green with yellow stripe).
  • Page 13 DC. Unless otherwise stated, each AC and DC power supply for each E-Series system is shipped with a Dell Force10-approved power cord and only that cord should be used to connect the power supply to the appropriate outlet.
  • Page 14 WARNING: Electrostatic discharge (ESD) damage can occur when components are mishandled. Always wear an ESD-preventive wrist or foot- heal ground strap when handling chassis components. CAUTION: Before removing and replacing a power supply module, determine if the E300 is in full facility redundancy or non-redundant power. Operating in non-redundant power will require a complete system power off when removing and replacing a power supply.
  • Page 15 Step Task For bottom units, ensure that the EMI gasket along the edge of each power supply is compressed smoothly before securing each power supply into place using the captive screws. For top units, it may be necessary to lift the unit slightly to install the captive screws.
  • Page 16 NOTE: Please take precautions against over-tightening the screws or nuts on this device. Installing a DC PEM Step Task Turn the remote power source (the circuit breaker panel) to the OFF position. Turn the over current protector (located on the PEM front panel) to the OFF position.
  • Page 17 Step Task Replace the safety cover and tighten the captive screw with a #2 Phillips screwdriver. Turn the Over Current Protector to the ON position. Turn the remote power source (the circuit breaker panel) to the ON position. E600i AC Power Modules The E600i requires a minimum of two AC Power Supplies.
  • Page 18 Step Task Secure the power supply into place by tightening the two locking screws to 5 in-lbs. Plug an AC power cord into the socket on the front of the unit: Loosen the power cord retainer thumb screw. Rotate the retainer clockwise away from the socket and plug the power cord into the socket.
  • Page 19 Step Task Loosen the retaining screw and remove PEM safety cover. Slide the backplane connector end of the PEM into Power Supply Slot 1 or 3. Secure the PEM to the chassis by tighten the two locking screws. E1200i AC Power Modules When installing the AC power supplies in the E1200i system, make note of the following: •...
  • Page 20 Step Task Loosen the cord retainers locking screws (if needed) and tilt the AC- cord retainer up approximately 15 degrees and gently slide the cover away from the chassis. Slide the power supplies into their slots until the module front is flush with the shelf front.
  • Page 21 WARNING: An external disconnect shall be provided and shall be easily accessible. Dell Force10 recommends that you use a 150A circuit breaker. Use the following steps to install a DC PEM: Step Task Make sure that the remote power source (the circuit breaker panel) is in the OFF position.
  • Page 22 Step Task Check that the over-current protector (located on the PEM front panel) is in the OFF position. Energize the remote power source. The Voltage LED should be green. If it is amber, the -48 VDC and Return cables are connected incorrectly or are reversed.
  • Page 23 Installing the RPMs and Line Cards CAUTION: Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous laser exposure. NOTE: Line cards are hot swappable. Step Task Hold the card by the edges. Avoid touching the printed circuit board and connector pins.
  • Page 24 E600i RPMs The E300 system requires the installation of at least one RPM, although two are recommended for redundancy. RPMs are designed to be installed in either the R0 or R1 slot. Do not force RPMs into line card slots. RPMs are keyed differently than line cards to prevent improper installation.
  • Page 25: Line Cards

    Step Task Remove an SFM from the anti-static packaging. Hold the card by the edges. Avoid touching the printed circuit board and connector pins. Extend the card lever before you insert the card into the slot. Align the SFM with the guide and gently slide it into the slot until you feel the connectors engage with the chassis backplane.
  • Page 26 Preparing and Installing RPMs and Line Cards To prolong the life of the EMI seals, begin installing cards in the right-most slot (slot 13), filling the slots leftward (slot 12, then slot 11, then slot 10, and so on). Step Task Remove the line card from its box and carefully remove the line card from the anti-static packaging.
  • Page 27: Power Up Sequence

    Step Task Rotate the lever to seat the backplane connectors and card in place. Secure each SFM in place by tightening the captive screw. Continue the process for the remaining SFMs. Align any blank panels with the guides and gently slide toward the backplane.
  • Page 28 Supplying Power Step Task Energize the remote power source. Flip the switch on the AC power supplies or DC PEM to the ON position. In a DC PEM, the Status LED should be green. In an AC Power Supply, the top Input AC and Output LEDs should be green.
  • Page 29 monitor. When the boot process is complete, the card LEDs remain online (green) and the console monitor displays the Command Line Interface (CLI) prompt. NOTE: Do not press any keys or control sequences at any time during the boot process. Doing so may cause the boot process to terminate. CAUTION: Leakage Current (High Touch Current): The AC power cords are secured to the power inlet using the provided bracket.
  • Page 30 E300 Specifications E300 Chassis Physical Design Parameter E1200i AC Specifications Height 14 inches (35.6 cm) Width 17.4 inches (44.2 cm) Depth (without cable management 24 inches (61 cm) system) Chassis weight with factory-installed 90 pounds (approx.) (41 kg) components (backplane and air filter) Weight fully loaded (backplane, air 170 pounds (approx.) (77 kg) filter, 1 fan tray, 2 SFMs, 2 RPMs, and 6...
  • Page 31 E300 AC Power Supplies Power Requirements Parameter Specifications Nominal input voltage 100 - 240 VAC 50/60 HZ Maximum AC Power Supply Input 10 A @ 100 VAC per AC Power Supply Current (based on 800W output for 8.3 A @ 120 VAC per AC Power Supply 100/120V line and 1200W output for 7 A @ 200 VAC per AC Power Supply 200/240V line.)
  • Page 32 Parameter Specifications Width 17.4 inches (44.2 cm) Depth (without cable management 21.5 inches (54.6 cm) system) Chassis weight with factory-installed 81 pounds (36.7 kg) components (backplane and air filter) Weight fully loaded (backplane, air 242 pounds (109.8 kg) filter, fan tray, SFMs, RPMs, and 7 line cards) Maximum Thermal Output NOTE:...
  • Page 33 Parameter Specifications Maximum AC Power Supply Input 16 A @ 100 VAC per module 12 A @ 200 VAC per module Maximum Thermal Output (3,172 W) 10,822 BTU/hour at 100/120 VAC Maximum Thermal Output (2,906 W) 9,914 BTU/hour at 200/240 VAC Maximum AC Supply Input Current 11.6 A @ 100 VAC (based on 2500 W output for 100/120V...
  • Page 34 Parameter Specifications Maximum for fully loaded chassis 120 VAC powered: 4705W (16,065 BTU/hour) 200/240 VAC powered: 4250W (14,500 BTU/hour) DC powered: 2800W (9600 BTU/hour) E600i ExaScale Environmental Parameters Parameter Specifications Operating Temperature 32° to 104°F (0° to 40°C) Maximum altitude No performance degradation to 10,000 feet (3,048 meters) Relative humidity 5 to 85 percent, non-condensing...
  • Page 35 Parameter Specifications Maximum Power Consumption 3,422 W at 100/120 VAC 3,156 W at 200/240 VAC E1200i Specifications E1200i TeraScale Chassis Physical Design Parameter E1200i AC Specifications E1200i DC Specifications Height 42 inches (106.68 cm) 36.75 inches (93.35 cm) Width 17.40 inches (44.20 cm) 17.40 inches (44.20 cm) Depth (without cable 22.25 inches (56.51 cm)
  • Page 36 Parameter Specifications Vibration Designed to meet Telcordia GR-63 CORE Non-operating Temperature -40° to 158°F (-40° to 70°C) Maximum Altitude 15,000 feet (4,572 meters) Relative Humidity 5 to 95 percent, non-condensing Vibration Bellcore GR-63 E1200i TeraScale Power Requirements Parameter E1200i AC Specifications E1200i DC Specifications Nominal input voltage 200-240 VAC 50/60 Hz -44 to 60 VDC...
  • Page 37 Parameter E1200i AC Specifications E1200i DC Specifications Weight fully loaded 422 pounds (approx.) 319 pounds (approx.) (backplane, air filter, 2 fan (191.2 kg) (144.70 kg) trays, 10 SFM3s, RPMs, and 14 line cards) Thermal Output Maximum (fully-loaded 18,368 BTU/hr 16,446 BTU/hr chassis with 10-port 10GE line cards) Minimum (chassis with one...
  • Page 38 Parameter E1200i AC Specifications E1200i DC Specifications Maximum Thermal 19,449 BTU/hour (5,700 W) 17,402 BTU/hour (5,100 W) Output Maximum Input (per power supply) (per DC PEM) Current 15.0 A @ 200 VAC 150 A 12.5 A @ 240 VAC Maximum System 6.0 KVA @ 200/240 VAC Power Input Installing the Hardware...
  • Page 39: Installing The Software

    Installing the Software Navigating CLI Modes The FTOS prompt changes to indicate the CLI mode. You must move linearly through the command modes, with the exception of the end command which takes you directly to EXEC Privilege mode; the exit command moves you up one command mode level.
  • Page 40 Step Task Default terminal settings on the console are set as follows: • 9600 baud rate (to avoid autobaud input, the default is set to a 9600 bps baud rate) • No parity • 8 data bits • 1 stop bit •...
  • Page 41: Default Configuration

    Accessing the Console with a DB-25 Adapter You can connect to the console using an RJ-45 to RJ-45 rollover cable and RJ- 45 to DB-25 female DTE adapter. Pin Assignments Between the E-Series Console and a DB-25 Adapter Console Port RJ-45 to RJ-45 Rollover Cable RJ-45 to DB-25 Terminal Modem Adapter...
  • Page 42: Access The System Remotely

    Configure Layer 2 (Data Link) Mode Use the switchport command in INTERFACE mode to enable Layer 2 data transmissions through an individual interface. The user cannot configure switching or Layer 2 protocols such as the spanning tree protocol on an interface unless the interface has been set to Layer 2 mode.
  • Page 43 Configure the Management Port IP Address Assign IP addresses to the management ports in order to access the system remotely. NOTE: Assign different IP addresses to each RPM’s management port. Step Task Command Syntax Command Mode Enter INTERFACE mode for the interface CONFIGURATION Management port.
  • Page 44 DES encryption method. • enable secret is stored in the running/startup configuration in using a stronger, MD5 encryption method. Dell Force10 recommends using the enable secret password. Task Command Syntax Command Mode Create a password to...
  • Page 45 When an interface is configured, a switchport automatically places it in the Default VLAN as an untagged interface. All switchports must belong to at least one VLAN, so to remove a switchport from the Default VLAN, you must place it as tagged or untagged in some other VLAN, or remove the switchport configuration.
  • Page 46 Assign an IP Address to a VLAN NOTE: An IP address cannot be assigned to the Default VLAN, which, by default, is VLAN 1. To assign another VLAN ID to the Default VLAN, use the default vlan-id vlan-id command. Task Command Syntax Command Mode Configure an IP address and mask on...
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