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Installing the NE2572 in a Lenovo System x or Power Rack ..40 Installing the NE2572 in a Lenovo iDataPlex Rack ... 44 Installing the Air-Duct Option ....47 Installing a QSFP28 Optical Transceiver .
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Statement 5 CAUTION: The power control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.
Multiple devices extended into the service position can cause your rack cabinet to tip. If you are not using the Lenovo 9308 rack cabinet, securely anchor the rack cabinet to ensure its stability.
This Installation Guide provides information about the Lenovo RackSwitch Lenovo ThinkSystem NE2572 RackSwitch (referred to as NE2572 throughout this document). This Installation Guide provides information about the Lenovo ThinkSystem NE2572 RackSwitch (referred to as NE2572 throughout this document). The NE2572 uses a wire-speed, non-blocking switching fabric that provides simultaneous wire-speed transport of multiple packets at low latency on all ports.
The console output described or referenced in this document might differ slightly from that displayed by your system. Output varies according to the type of Lenovo chassis and the firmware versions and options that are installed. Notices and Statements in this Document The following notices and statements are used in this document: ...
The following illustrations show the features on the front and rear of the switch. Figure 1. ThinkSystem NE2572 front panel 25 GbE SFP28 Ports Management Panel 100 GbE QSPF28 Ports Figure 2. ThinkSystem NE2572 management panel detail Status Micro-USB LEDs Type A Port...
RJ45 Management Port The RJ45 management port on the front panel supports 10/100/1000BASE-T, in-line switch management. To attach an RJ45 connector to the switch, push the RJ45 cable connector into the port connector until it clicks into place. To disconnect the RJ45 cable, squeeze the release tab and gently pull the cable connector out of the switch connector.
Files can be copied from the USB drive to the switch, but copying files to the NTFS formatted USB drive results in failure. For more information about using the USB drive, see the Lenovo ThinkSystem NE2572 RackSwitch Release Notes.
NE2572# configure [device] NE2572(config)# hardware profile portmode custom 4x10G ethernet 1/21-24 For a list of compatible transceivers and DACs, see the Lenovo Networking Catalog. The switching ports are described in the following sections. For information about ports on the management panel, see “Management Panel”...
Compatible fan options are listed in the Lenovo Networking Catalog. Fan operation and internal temperatures are monitored. If the air temperature exceeds a desired threshold, the environmental monitor displays warnings.
To Connect: To Disconnect: 1.Turn OFF all power sources and 1.Turn OFF all power sources and equipment that is to be attached to equipment that is to be attached to this product. this product. For ac systems, remove all power ...
Installing the switch in one of the supported rack types “Installing the NE2572 in a Standard Equipment Rack” on page 37 “Installing the NE2572 in a Lenovo System x or Power Rack” on page 40 “Installing the Air-Duct Option” on page 47 Note: For information on removing or replacing installed NE2572 components, see Chapter 4, “Removing and Replacing...
Print this page and record product information below. Keep the information in a safe place for future reference. You will need this information when you register the switch or open a service call with Lenovo. Table 8. Important product information...
Electrostatic discharge wrist strap Package Contents The basic NE2572 package contains the following items: One ThinkSystem NE2572 unit with front-to-rear or rear-to-front airflow One two-post mounting kit for standard 19” equipment racks: Two mounting brackets Screws to attach brackets to the switch unit ...
Preventing Electric Shock This product does not contain any user-serviceable parts. Do not remove the cover of this device. The NE2572 AC power module is designed to work with single-phase power systems that have a grounded neutral conductor. For your safety, a power cord with a ground attachment plug is available to order for use with this product.
Handling Static-Sensitive Devices Attention: Static electricity can damage the switch and other electronic devices. To avoid damage, keep static-sensitive devices in their static-protective packages until you are ready to install them. To reduce the possibility of electrostatic discharge, observe the following precautions: Limit your movement.
For a standard 19-inch equipment rack, use the 2-post rack mounting brackets and screws included with the switch. Installation instructions begin on page For a Lenovo System x or Power 4-post rack, use the Lenovo Adjustable 19” 4-Post Rail Kit. This kit must be purchased separately. Installation instructions...
Statement 26 CAUTION: Do not place any object on top of rack-mounted devices. To install the NE2572 in a standard equipment rack, complete the following steps: 1. Locate, record, and retain the product switch information in order to configure and register your product.
Installing the NE2572 in a Lenovo System x or Power Rack This section describes how to install the NE2572 in a Lenovo System x or Power 4-post rack, using the Lenovo Adjustable 19” 4-Post Rail Kit. This kit must be purchased separately. It includes the following parts: Table 10.
3. From the front, slide the switch into the rack at the desired height. 4. Secure the switch to the front rack posts with M6 screws (Item 3) and either clip nuts (Item 4) or cage nuts (Item 5). Torque the screws to approximately 5.7 Nm ± 0.1 Nm (50 inch-pounds).
Installing the NE2572 in a Lenovo iDataPlex Rack This section describes how to install the NE2572 in a Lenovo iDataPlex rack. The iDataPlex mounting kit allows the switch to be mounted either horizontally or vertically. The kit must be purchased separately. It includes the following parts: Table 11.
5. Attach the rear alignment plate (Item 6) to the rear rack posts with M6 screws (Item 3), and clip nuts (Item 4). Torque the screws to approximately 5.7 Nm +/- 0.1 Nm (50 inch-pounds). 6. If installing the 1U air-duct option, see the instruction on page 7.
Statement 26 CAUTION: Do not place any object on top of rack-mounted devices. To install the 1U air-duct option in a 19” rack, complete the following steps: 1. Loosen and remove the mounting screws from both sides of the mounting rail and set them aside to reuse for securing the foam carrier in the next step.
6. Gently slide the air-duct unit side flanges into the card guides until the unit is seated firmly. Make sure that the foam strip is oriented on top. Foam Card guides thumbscrews Side flanges 7. Secure the air-duct unit to the air-duct brackets with the two M4 thumbscrews. NE2572 Installation Guide...
To install a QSFP28 optical transceiver in a QSFP28 port, complete the following steps. Note: To avoid damage to the cable or the QSFP28 transceiver, do not connect the cable before you install the transceiver. 1. Remove the safety cap and pull the locking lever into the down (unlocked) position.
Removing the switch from one of the supported rack types “Removing the NE2572 from a Standard Equipment Rack” on page 60 “Removing the NE2572 from a Lenovo System x or Power Rack” on page 61 “Removing the Air-Duct Option” on page 65 ...
Removing and Replacing a Power Supply Module The rear panel of the NE2572 has two bays for hot-swap power supply modules. Two active power supply modules are required for load-sharing and redundancy. If one power supply module fails, you can replace it without powering off the switch or disrupting switch functions.
Replacing the Power Supply Module Statement 31 DANGER Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation, maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm. ...
Removing and Replacing a Fan Module The rear panel of the NE2572 has Six bays for hot-swap fan modules. Six active fan modules are required for redundancy. With active fan modules in all fan bays, if one fan fails, the switch will send an error message and continue operation.
Removing the NE2572 from a Standard Equipment Rack This section describes how to remove the NE2572 from a standard 19-inch equipment rack. For information about removing the switch from other supported racks, see the appropriate section in this chapter. To remove the NE2572 from a standard rack, complete the following steps: 1.
Removing the NE2572 from a Lenovo System x or Power Rack This section describes how to remove the NE2572 from a Lenovo System x or Power 4-post rack. To remove the NE2572 from a System x or Power rack, complete the following steps: 1.
6. Loosen and remove the M6 screws and clip nuts (or cage nuts) connecting the front mounting brackets to the front rack posts. 7. Slide the NE2572 unit out of the rack. 8. Loosen and remove the M4 screws that attach the front mounting brackets to each side of the switch.
Removing the NE2572 from a Lenovo iDataPlex Rack This section describes how to remove the NE2572 from a Lenovo iDataPlex rack. To remove the NE2572 from an iDataPlex rack, complete the following steps: 1. Disconnect all external cables. 2. If the 1U air-duct option has been installed, remove it as described in “Removing...
5. Slide the switch out of the rack. 6. Loosen and remove the M4 screws that attach front and rear mounting brackets to each side of the switch. 7. If replacing the unit with another NE2572, see “Replacing the NE2572” on page NE2572 Installation Guide...
Removing the Air-Duct Option The NE2572 supports an optional 1U air duct to maximize air flow conditions in a Lenovo Power Systems Group rack. To remove an installed 1U air-duct option from a 19” rack, complete the following steps. 1. Loosen the M4 thumbscrews securing the air-duct unit to the mounting brackets.
Replacing the NE2572 Preparing and Returning the NE2572 If replacing the NE2572, remove all associated components and options according to the instructions in this chapter. Remove and retain clips, cords, cables, modules, caps or blanks, air-duct option (if installed), and any mounting hardware. These items can then be reinstalled on the replacement unit.
System Status LEDs The following LEDs on the switch front panel indicate the overall system status: Power - Steady green if the both power cords are connected, or flashing green if the only one power cord is connected. Service - Off if the system is OK, or flashing if service is required.
Note: If the switch has already started prior to your connection, you may need to press Enter to display the password prompt. After successfully logging into the switch, the following CLI prompt will be displayed: NOS version 10.4.2.0 LENOVO NE2572, Thu Feb 9 16:09:11 PST 2017 NE2572> NE2572 Installation Guide...
Configuring the Management Interface for Remote Access To manage the switch remotely using Telnet or SNMP you must first configure the management interface. You can use DHCP to automatically configure the interface (enabled by default), or you can manually configure the following IP parameters: IP address and subnet mask ...
Updating Firmware If firmware updates are available, you can download them from the Lenovo website. The switch might have features that are not described in the documentation that comes with the switch, and the documentation might be updated occasionally to include information about those features, or technical updates might be available to provide additional information that is not included in the switch documentation.
The GRUB Menu The Lenovo ThinkSystem NE2572 RackSwitch does not use a Boot Management menu. Instead, all images are preloaded, and all booting options, such as switching boot images, are included in the GNU GRUB bootloader. To boot CNOS or switch images on the NE2572: 1.
Rescue Mode The Rescue Mode option allows you to recover from a failed firmware or boot image upgrade using TFTP or a USB drive. To enter Rescue Mode, select Recovery Mode in the GRUB menu. The following menu appears. Entering Rescue Mode. Please select one of the following options: T) Configure networking and tftp download an image U) Install image from USB stick...
If you have problems accessing the switch or working with the firmware, see the NE2572 Application Guide and/or the Command Reference. For information about calling Lenovo for service, see Appendix A, “Getting Help and Technical Assistance“.
System LED Is Not Lit Symptom: The power supply LED is not lit. Solution: Check the power supply to make sure that there is a proper connection to the power source. Make sure that power is available from the power source. NE2572 Installation Guide...
Make sure that all cooling fans inside the switch are running. A fan module LED (rear panel) flashes if there is a failure of the fan. The following CLI command displays fan status: Lenovo Cloud Network Operating System (CNOS): NE2572> display sys-info If any fan stops during switch operation, contact Customer Support.
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Physical Characteristics The physical characteristics of the NE2572 are listed in the following table. Table 13. Physical characteristics Specification Physical characteristics Dimensions (H x W x D) 4.4 x 43.9 x 48.7cm (1.73 x 17.3 x 19.2 in) Weight 11.5 kg (25 lb) maximum Airflow Available options for rear to front, or front to rear airflow...
Power Specifications The power specifications for the NE2572 are listed in the following table. Table 15. NE2572 AC power specifications Specification Measurement Number of power supplies 2 (1+1 load sharing/redundant) AC-input frequency (universal) 50–60 Hz AC-input voltage (universal) 100–240 VAC AC inrush current 8.34 A @ 120VAC (typical) 17.9 A @ 230VAC (typical)