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Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide
First Published: 2017-09-27
Last Modified: 2017-12-27
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  • Page 1 Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide First Published: 2017-09-27 Last Modified: 2017-12-27 Americas Headquarters Cisco Systems, Inc. 170 West Tasman Drive San Jose, CA 95134-1706 http://www.cisco.com Tel: 408 526-4000 800 553-NETS (6387) Fax: 408 527-0883...
  • Page 2 Cisco and the Cisco logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cisco and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. To view a list of Cisco trademarks, go to this URL: /www.cisco.com/go/trademarks . Third-party trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners. The use of the word partner does not imply a partnership relationship between Cisco and any other company.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    C O N T E N T S Preface P r e f a c e Audience Documentation Conventions Related Documentation for Cisco Nexus 9000 Series NX-OS Software viii Documentation Feedback Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request Overview C H A P T E R 1...
  • Page 4 Cable Management Guidelines System Specifications A P P E N D I X B Environmental Specifications Switch Dimensions Switch and Module Weights and Quantities Transceiver and Cable Specifications Switch Power Input Requirements Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 5 Rack Mount Kit for a Two-post Rack Accessory Kit Site Preparation and Maintenance Records A P P E N D I X E Site Preparation Checklist Contact and Site Information Chassis and Module Information Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 6 Contents Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 7: Preface

    Preface • Audience, page vii • Documentation Conventions, page vii • Related Documentation for Cisco Nexus 9000 Series NX-OS Software, page viii • Documentation Feedback, page x • Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request, page x Audience This publication is for hardware installers and network administrators who install, configure, and maintain Cisco Nexus switches.
  • Page 8: Related Documentation For Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Nx-Os Software

    Related Documentation for Cisco Nexus 9000 Series NX-OS Software The entire Cisco NX-OS 9000 Series documentation set is available at the following URL: https://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps13386/tsd_products_support_series_home.html Release Notes The release notes are available at the following URL: https://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps13386/prod_release_notes_list.html...
  • Page 9 Related Documentation for Cisco Nexus 9000 Series NX-OS Software The documents in this category include: • Cisco Nexus 2000 Series NX-OS Fabric Extender Software Configuration Guide for Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches • Cisco Nexus 9000 Series NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide •...
  • Page 10: Documentation Feedback

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  • Page 11: Overview

    C H A P T E R Overview The Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP switch (N9K-C9348GC-FXP) is a 1-RU fixed-port, L2/L3 switch, designed for deployment in data centers. This switch has 48 100/1000-Megabit 1GBASE-T downlink ports, 4 10-/25-Gigabit SFP28 downlink ports, and 2 40-/100-Gigabit QSFP28 uplink ports. The chassis for this switch includes the following user-replaceable components: •...
  • Page 12 To determine which transceivers, adapters, and cables this switch supports, see the Cisco Transceiver Modules Compatibility Information document. The following figure shows the hardware features seen from the power supply side of the chassis. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 13 Depending on whether you plan to position the ports in a hot or cold aisle, you can order the fan and power supply modules with port-side intake or port-side exhaust airflow. To determine the airflow direction of the modules installed in your switch, see the following table. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 14: Overview

    Overview, page 4 Overview The Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP switch (N9K-C9348GC-FXP) is a 1-RU fixed-port, L2/L3 switch, designed for deployment in data centers. This switch has 48 100/1000-Megabit 1GBASE-T downlink ports, 4 10-/25-Gigabit SFP28 downlink ports, and 2 40-/100-Gigabit QSFP28 uplink ports. The chassis for this switch includes the following user-replaceable components: •...
  • Page 15: Cisco Nexus 9348Gc-Fxp Nx-Os Mode Hardware Installation Guide

    To determine which transceivers, adapters, and cables this switch supports, see the Cisco Transceiver Modules Compatibility Information document. The following figure shows the hardware features seen from the power supply side of the chassis. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 16: Cisco Nexus 9348Gc-Fxp Nx-Os Mode Hardware Installation Guide

    To determine the airflow direction of the modules installed in your switch, see the following table. Replaceable Modules Port-Side Intake Airflow Coloring Port-Side Exhaust Airflow Coloring Fans Burgundy Blue Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 17: Cisco Nexus 9348Gc-Fxp Nx-Os Mode Hardware Installation Guide

    If the switch has port-side exhaust airflow (blue coloring for fan modules), you must locate the ports in the hot aisle. If you locate the air intake in a hot aisle, the switch can overheat and shut down. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 18 Overview Overview Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 19: Preparing The Site

    However, if the switch is located in an unusually humid location, you should use a dehumidifier to maintain the humidity within an acceptable range. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 20: Altitude Requirements

    • Strong EMI, especially when it is caused by lightning or radio transmitters, can destroy the signal drivers and receivers in the chassis and even create an electrical hazard by conducting power surges through lines into equipment. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 21: Shock And Vibration Requirements

    DC power source. Planning for Power Requirements The switch includes two power supplies (1-to-1 redundancy with current sharing) in one of the following combinations: • Two 350-W AC power supplies Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 22: Cisco Nexus 9348Gc-Fxp Nx-Os Mode Hardware Installation Guide

    • Ensure that the protective devices are rated not greater than 10A when the switch is powered with HVDC power supplies (rated 240-350VDC). For the power cables to use with the power supplies, see Power Cable Specifications, on page Note Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 23: Airflow Requirements

    • Required clearances between the chassis and the edges of its rack or the interior of its cabinet are as follows: ◦ 4.5 inches (11.4 cm) between the front of the chassis and the interior of the cabinet (required for cabling). Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 24: Clearance Requirements

    For the clearances required for an installation of this chassis in a four-post rack, see the following figure. Chassis Depth of the chassis Vertical rack-mount posts and rails Maximum extension of the bottom-support rails Chassis width Depth of the front clearance area (this equals the depth of the chassis) Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 25: Cisco Nexus 9348Gc-Fxp Nx-Os Mode Hardware Installation Guide

    Width of the front clearance area (this equals the width of the chassis with two rack-mount brackets attached to it) Note Both the front and rear of the chassis must be open to both aisles for airflow. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 26: Cisco Nexus 9348Gc-Fxp Nx-Os Mode Hardware Installation Guide

    Preparing the Site Clearance Requirements Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 27: Installing The Switch Chassis

    Starting the Switch, page 29 Safety Before you install, operate, or service the switch, see the Regulatory, Compliance, and Safety Information for the Cisco Nexus 3000 and 9000 Series for important Safety Information. Statement 1071—Warning Definition Warning IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS This warning symbol means danger.
  • Page 28: Installation Options With Racks And Cabinets

    If there is blue coloring on the fan modules, the switch is configured for port-side exhaust airflow and you must position the module side of the switch in a cold aisle. If there is Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 29: Unpacking And Inspecting The Switch

    Compare the shipment to the equipment list provided by your customer service representative and verify that you have received all items, including the following: • Accessory Kit • Rack-Mount Kit Note For the contents of these kits, see the Additional Kits. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 30: Installing The Switch

    • Make sure that the switch rack-mount kit includes the following parts: ◦ Front rack-mount brackets (2) ◦ Rear rack-mount brackets (2) ◦ Slider rails (2) ◦ M4 x 0.7 x 8-mm Phillips countersink screws (12) Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 31 Four M4 screws used to attach the bracket to the chassis chassis Rear rack-mount guide aligned to the module end of Two M4 screws used to attach the bracket to the the chassis chassis Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 32 (see the following figure). Tighten 12-24 screws to 30 in-lb (3.39 N·m) of torque and tighten 10-32 screws to 20 in-lb (2.26 N·m) of torque. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 33 Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 34: Installing The Switch Into A Two-Post Rack

    To install the switch, you must attach mounting brackets to the switch and secure the switch to the rack. Installation in racks other than 19-inch racks requires a bracket kit not included with the switch. The following figure shows the standard 19-inch mounting brackets. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 35 Position the bracket so that four of its screw holes are aligned to the screw holes on the side of the chassis as shown in the following figure. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 36 Installing the Switch Chassis Installing the Switch into a Two-post Rack Rear-mounting position Number-8 Phillips flat-head screws (4 each bracket) Front-mounting position Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 37: Grounding The Chassis

    This equipment must be grounded. Never defeat the ground conductor or operate the equipment in the absence of a suitably installed ground conductor. Contact the appropriate electrical inspection authority or an electrician if you are uncertain that suitable grounding is available. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 38 2 M4 screws used to secure the grounding lug to the chassis Grounding cable, with 0.75 in. (19 mm) of insulation stripped from one end, inserted into the grounding lug and crimped in place Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 39: Starting The Switch

    After the switch boots, verify that the following LEDs are lit: • On the fan modules, the Status (STA or STS) LED is green. If a fan module Status LED is not green, try reinstalling the fan module. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 40 Note A setup utility automatically launches the first time that you access the switch and guides you through the basic configuration. For instructions on how to configure the switch and check module connectivity, see the appropriate Cisco Nexus configuration guide.
  • Page 41: Connecting The Switch To The Network

    Cisco equipment. In situations where long parallel cable runs cannot be separated by at least 3.3 feet (1 meter), we recommend that you shield any potential noise sources by housing them in a grounded metallic conduit.
  • Page 42: Connecting To A Console

    • No parity Step 2 Connect the DB-9 connector on the other end of the cable to the computer serial port. What to Do Next You are ready to configure the switch. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 43: Connecting The Management Interface

    • Do not touch the ends of connectors. Touching the ends can leave fingerprints and cause other contamination. • Inspect routinely for dust and damage. If you suspect damage, clean and then inspect fiber ends under a microscope to determine if damage has occurred. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 44: Installing Qsfp+ Transceivers

    Align the QSFP+ transceiver in front of the module's transceiver socket opening and carefully slide the QSFP+ transceiver into the socket until the transceiver makes contact with the socket electrical connector. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 45: Replacing Components

    If you are changing the airflow direction of all the modules in the chassis, you must shutdown the switch before replacing all the fan and power supply modules with modules using the other airflow direction. During operations, all of the modules must have the same direction of airflow. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 46: Removing A Fan Module

    The switch requires two power supplies for redundancy. With one power supply providing the necessary power for operations, you can replace the other power supply during operations so long as the new power supply has the same airflow direction as the other modules in the chassis. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 47: Replacing An Ac Power Supply

    If the power supply does not fit into the open slot, turn the module over before sliding it carefully into the Note open slot. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 48 Verify that the power supply is operational by making sure that the power supply LED is green. For information on what the power supply LEDs indicate, see Power Supply LEDs, on page Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 49: Appendix A Rack Specifications

    We do not recommend that you use racks that have obstructions (such as power strips), because the Note obstructions could impair access to field-replaceable units (FRUs). General Requirements for Cabinets and Racks The cabinet or rack must also meet the following requirements: Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 50: Requirements Specific To Standard Open Racks

    • The roof should be perforated with at least a 20 percent open area. • The cabinet floor should be open or perforated to enhance cooling. The Cisco R Series rack conforms to these requirements. Cable Management Guidelines To help with cable management, you might want to allow additional space in the rack above and below the chassis to make it easier to route all of the fiber optic or copper cables through the rack.
  • Page 51: Appendix B System Specifications

    –40 to 158°F (–40 to 70°C) Relative Operating 8 to 80% with humidity gradation of 10% per hour humidity Non operating 5 to 95% Altitude Operating 0 to 13,123 feet (0 to 4,000 meters) Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 52: Switch Dimensions

    The following table lists the typical amount of power consumed by the switch, and it lists the maximum amount of power that you must provision from the power source as input to the power supply and switch for peak conditions. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 53: Power Specifications

    33 A (sub-cycle duration) Maximum hold-up time 12 ms at 350 W Power supply output voltage 12 VDC Power supply standby voltage 12 VDC Efficiency rating Climate Savers Platinum Efficiency (80Plus Platinum certified) Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 54: Power Cable Specifications

    North America CAB-N5K6A-NA 200/240V, 6A, 8.2 feet (2.5 m) Peoples Republic of China CAB-250V-10A-CN 250 V, 10 A, 8.2 feet (2.5 m) South Africa CAB-250V-10A-ID 250 V, 10 A, 8.2 feet (2.5 m) Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 55: Regulatory Standards Compliance Specifications

    • AS/NZS CISPR22 Class A • CISPR22 Class A • EN55022 Class A • ICES003 Class A • VCCI Class A • EN61000-3-2 • EN61000-3-3 • KN22 Class A • CNS13438 Class A Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 56 Regulatory Standards Compliance Specifications Specification Description EMC: Immunity • EN55024 • CISPR24 • EN300386 • KN 61000-4 series RoHS The product is RoH-6 compliant with exceptions for leaded-ball grid-array (BGA) balls and lead press-fit connectors. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 57: Appendix Cleds

    Temperature exceeds minor alarm threshold. Temperature exceeds major alarm threshold. The switch is not receiving power. Green Fans and power supply modules are operational. Amber At least one fan or power supply module is not operating. Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 58: Fan Module Leds

    Power supply warning—possibly one of the following conditions: amber • High voltage • High power • Low voltage • Power supply installed in chassis but not connected to a power source • Slow power supply fan Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 59 LEDs Power Supply LEDs Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 60 LEDs Power Supply LEDs Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 61: Appendix D Additional Kits

    The following table lists and illustrates the contents for the accessory kit (N3K-C3064-ACC-KIT). Illustration Description Quantity Rack-mount kit • Front-mount angled bracket (2) • Rear-mount slider bracket (2) • Slider rails (2) • M4 x 7 mm mounting screws (16) Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 62 Hazardous substances list for customers in China Note If you do not receive a part listed in this document, contact Cisco Technical Support at this URL: https:/ /www.cisco.com/warp/public/687/Directory/DirTAC.shtml. If you purchased this product through a Cisco reseller, you might receive additional contents in your kit, such as documentation, hardware, and power cables.
  • Page 63: Appendix E Site Preparation And Maintenance Records

    Your completion of each task ensures a successful switch installation. Planning Activity Verification Time and Date Space evaluation: Space and layout Floor covering Impact and vibration Lighting Physical access Maintenance access Environmental evaluation: Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 64 UPS for power failures Grounding: proper wire gauge and lugs Circuit breaker size Grounding evaluation: Data center ground Cable and interface equipment evaluation: Cable type Connector type Cable distance limitations Interface equipment (transceivers) EMI evaluation: Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 65: Contact And Site Information

    Data center location Floor location Address (line 1) Address (line 2) City State/Provence Contact person ZIP/postal code Country Chassis and Module Information Use the following worksheet to record information about the switch. Contract number Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 66 Use the following worksheet to record information about the modules in the switch. Module Slot Module Type Module Serial Number Notes Fan module 1 Fan module 2 Fan module 3 Power Supply 1 Power Supply 2 Cisco Nexus 9348GC-FXP NX-OS Mode Hardware Installation Guide...