This document provides basic information about the Dell PowerEdge FN I/O Aggregator, including how
to install and perform the initial configuration.
For information about how to configure and monitor switch features, refer to the Dell Networking OS
Configuration Guide for the Dell PowerEdge FN I/O Aggregator, which is available on the Dell Support
website at http://support.dell.com/manuals.
The aggregator is a multi layer, 12x10 Gigabit Ethernet switch that operates in a Dell PowerEdge FX2
server chassis, which can support up to eight servers and two aggregator switches with four uplink
The Dell PowerEdge FX2 server chassis is managed by a single chassis management controller (CMC),
which is similar to the CMC unit on the Dell PowerEdge M1000e and provides management connectivity
to two I/O modules and the Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) units of all eight servers.