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Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation
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First Published: 2018-03-12
Last Modified: 2018-11-01
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  • Page 1 Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide First Published: 2018-03-12 Last Modified: 2018-11-01 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 © 2018 Cisco Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Airflow Requirements Rack and Cabinet Requirements Clearance Requirements C H A P T E R 3 Installing the Switch Chassis Safety Installation Options with Rack-mount Kits, Racks, and Cabinets Airflow Considerations Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 4 Requirements Specific to Perforated Cabinets Cable Management Guidelines A P P E N D I X B System Specifications Environmental Specifications Switch Dimensions Switch and Module Weights and Quantities Transceiver and Cable Specifications Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 5 Rack Mount Kit NXK-ACC-KIT-1RU Rack Mount Kit N3K-C3064-ACC-KIT A P P E N D I X E Site Preparation and Maintenance Records Site Preparation Checklist Contact and Site Information Chassis and Module Information Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 6 Contents Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 7: Preface

    Braces and a vertical bar within square brackets indicate a required choice within an optional element. Indicates a variable for which you supply values, in context where italics variable cannot be used. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 8: Documentation Feedback

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  • Page 9: Overview

    Overview, on page 1 Overview The Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 switch (N9K-C9336C-FX2) is a 1-RU, fixed-port switch designed for deployment in data centers. This switch has 36 40/100-Gigabit QSFP28 ports. All of the ports support breakout and 10-Gigabit with a QSA adapter. All of the ports also support 1-Gigabit with a QSA adapter except ports 1-6 and ports 33-36.
  • Page 10 Screw holes (2) for attaching grounding lug. The following figure shows the hardware features seen from the power supply side of the chassis. Figure 2: Power Supply Side View of the Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 Switch Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 11 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 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 12 Overview Overview Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 13: Preparing The Site

    This switch is rated to operate at altitudes from 0 to 10,000 feet (0 to 3,048 meters). If you operate this switch at a higher altitude (low pressure), the efficiency of forced and convection cooling is reduced and can result Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 14: Dust And Particulate Requirements

    The wiring is unlikely to emit radio interference if you use twisted-pair cable with a good distribution of grounding conductors. If you exceed the recommended distances, use a high-quality twisted-pair cable with one ground conductor for each data signal when applicable. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 15: Shock And Vibration Requirements

    • Two 1100-W DC power supplies • Two 1100-W HVAC/HVDC power supplies Note Both power supplies must be the same type. Do not mix AC and DC power supplies in the same chassis. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 16 • Ensure that the protective devices are rated not greater than 10A when the switch is powered with HVDC power supplies (rated 240-350VDC). Note For the power cables to use with the power supplies, see Power Cable Specifications, on page Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 17: Airflow Requirements

    • The depth of a four-post rack must be 24 to 32 inches (61.0 to 81.3 cm) between the front and rear mounting rails (for proper mounting of the bottom-support brackets or other mounting hardware). Additionally, you must have power receptacles located within reach of the power cords used with the switch. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 18: Clearance Requirements

    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 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 19: Installing The Switch Chassis

    Starting the Switch, on page 23 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. Warning Statement 1071—Warning Definition IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS This warning symbol means danger.
  • Page 20: Installation Options With Rack-Mount Kits, Racks, And Cabinets

    You can install the switch using the following rack-mount options: • Rack-mount kit (NXK-ACC-KIT-1RU) which you can order from Cisco. This option offers you easy installation, greater stability, increased weight capacity, added accessibility, and improved removability with front and rear removal.
  • Page 21 This product relies on the building's installation for short-circuit (overcurrent) protection. Ensure that the protective devices is rated not greater than 40A for the regular DC power supplies (rated 48-60VDC) and 10A for the HVDC power supplies. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 22: Unpacking And Inspecting The Switch

    • Burgundy (fan modules and power supplies) • Port-side exhaust airflow modules • Blue (fan modules and power supplies) All power supplies and fan modules must have the same direction of airflow. Note Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 23: Installing The Switch Using The Nxk-Acc-Kit-1Ru Rack-Mount Kit

    The holes that you use depend on the requirements of your rack and the amount of clearance required for interface cables (3 inches [7.6 mm] minimum) and module handles (1 inch [2.5 mm] minimum). Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 24 (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 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 25 Holding the chassis level, insert screws (12-24 or 10-32, depending on the rack type) in each of the two front rack-mount brackets (using a total of six screws) and into the cage nuts or threaded holes in the vertical rack-mounting rails (see the following figure). Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 26: Installingtheswitchusingthen3K-C3064-Acc-Kit Rack-Mount Kit

    • Front rack-mount brackets (2) • Rear rack-mount brackets (2) • Slider rails (2) • M4 x 0.7 x 8-mm Phillips countersink screws (12) • The rack is installed and secured to its location. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 27 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 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 28 Two customer-supplied 12-24 or 10-32 screws used rack to attach each slider rail to the rack c) Repeat Step 3 to attach the other slider rail to the other side of the rack. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 29 Holding the chassis level, insert two screws (12-24 or 10-32, depending on the rack type) in each of the two front rack-mount brackets (using a total of four screws) and into the cage nuts or threaded holes in the vertical rack-mounting rails (see the following figure). Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 30: 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 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 31: Starting The Switch

    If you need n+n redundancy, you must connect each power supply in a switch to a different power source. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 32 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 33: Connecting The Switch To The Network

    When running cables in overhead or subfloor cable trays, we strongly recommend that you locate power cables and other potential noise sources as far away as practical from network cabling that terminates on 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 34 Connect the other end of the RJ-45 rollover cable to the console or to a modem. What to do next You are ready to create the initial switch configuration (see Creating the Initial Switch Configuration, on page 27). Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 35: Creating The Initial Switch Configuration

    To enable you to connect the switch to the network, you can use the default choices for each configuration except the IP address, which you must provide. You can perform the other configurations at a later time as described in the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide. Note You should also know the unique name needed to identify the switch among the devices in the network.
  • Page 36: Setting Up The Management Interface

    • The switch must be initially configured using a console. What to do next You are ready to connect the interface ports on each of the line cards to the network. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 37: Replacing Components

    On the fan module that you are removing, press the two colored handles towards each other and pull the module part way out of its slot to unseat it from its connectors. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 38: Installing A Fan Module

    Step 2 Slide the fan module into the slot until it clicks in place. Step 3 Verify that the Status (STS) LED turns on and becomes green. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 39: Replacing A Power Supply Module

    • An AC power source must be within reach of the power cable that will be used with the replacement power supply. If you are using n+n power redundancy, there must be a separate power source for each power supply installed in the chassis. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 40: Replacing A High Voltage (Hvac/Hvdc) Power Supply

    You can replace an HVACHVDC power supply during operations so long as the other power supply provides power to the switch. Before you begin • The replacement power supply must have the same wattage and airflow direction as the power supply being replaced. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 41 DC and grounding terminals on the power source. If there is a cover plate for the DC terminals, install the plate to prevent accidental contact with the terminals. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 42: Replacing A Dc Power Supply

    Do not touch the electrical connections on the back side of the module and prevent anything else from Caution coming into contact with and damaging the connectors. Step 2 Install the replacement power supply as follows: Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 43 Attach the power connector block end of the power cable to the electrical outlet on the front of the power supply. d) Turn on the circuit breaker for the power source. e) Verify that the power supply is operational by making sure that the power supply LED is green. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 44 Replacing Components Replacing a DC Power Supply Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 45: Rack Specifications

    • Standard 19-inch (48.3 cm) (two- or four-post EIA cabinet or rack, with mounting rails that conform to English universal hole spacing per section 1 of ANSI/EIA-310-D-1992). For more information, see Requirements Specific to Perforated Cabinets, on page Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 46: Requirements Specific To Standard Open Racks

    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. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 47: System Specifications

    0 to 13,123 feet (0 to 4,000 meters) Switch Dimensions Switch Width Depth with Handles Height Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 17.3 inches (43.9 cm) 24.5 inches (62.3 cm) 1.72 inches (4.4 cm) (1 RU) Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 48: Switch And Module Weights And Quantities

    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 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 49: Power Specifications

    Maximum hold-up time 12 ms at 1100 W Power supply output voltage 12 VDC Power supply standby voltage 12 VDC Efficiency rating Climate Savers Platinum Efficiency (80Plus Platinum certified) Form factor RSP1 Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 50: 1100-W Hvac/Hvdc Power Supply Specifications

    90 A (cold turn on) Maximum hold-up time 4 ms at 100% load Power supply output voltage 12 V/ 90A Power supply standby voltage 3.3 V/ 3A Efficiency rating @ -48VDC 94% ad 50% load Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 51: Power Cable Specifications

    (2.5 m) United Kingdom CAB-9K10A-UK 250 VAC, 10 A, BS1363 plug (13 A fuse), 8.2 (2.5 m) All except Argentina, Brazil, and NO-POWER-CORD No power cord included with Japan switch Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 52: Dc Power Cable Specifications

    • ICES003 Class A • VCCI Class A • EN61000-3-2 • EN61000-3-3 • KN22 Class A • CNS13438 Class A EMC: Immunity • EN55024 • CISPR24 • EN300386 • KN 61000-4 series Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 53 System Specifications System Specifications Specification Description RoHS The product is RoH-6 compliant with exceptions for leaded-ball grid-array (BGA) balls and lead press-fit connectors. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 54 System Specifications System Specifications Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 55: Leds

    Amber Port admin state is 'Disabled, or the SFP is absent, or both. Port admin state is 'Enabled' annd SFP is present, but interface is not connected. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 56: Lane Link Leds

    Power supply is connected to a power source but not outputting power to the green switch—power supply might not be installed in the chassis. Power supply is not receiving power or is in shut mode. Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 57 Power supply warning—possibly one of the following conditions: • High voltage • High power • Low voltage • Power supply warning condition • Slow power supply fan Green Amber Power supply failure Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 58 LEDs LEDs Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 59: Additional Kits

    The following table lists and illustrates the contents for the 1RU rack-mount kit (N3K-C3064-ACC-KIT). Illustration Description Quantity Rack-mount kit • Front-mount angled bracket • Rear-mount slider bracket (2) • Slider rails (2) • M4 x 7 mm mounting screws (16) Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 60 Additional Kits Rack Mount Kit N3K-C3064-ACC-KIT Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 61: 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: Ambient temperature Humidity Altitude Atmospheric contamination Airflow Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 62: Contact And Site Information

    EMI evaluation: Distance limitations for signaling Site wiring RFI levels Contact and Site Information Use the following worksheet to record contact and site information for the installation. Contact person Contact phone Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 63: Chassis And Module Information

    IP broadcast address Gateway/router address DNS address Use the following worksheet to record information about the modules in the switch. Module Slot Module Type Module Serial Number Notes Fan module 1 Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...
  • Page 64 Site Preparation and Maintenance Records Site Preparation and Maintenance Records Module Slot Module Type Module Serial Number Notes Fan module 2 Fan module 3 Power Supply 1 Power Supply 2 Cisco Nexus 9336C-FX2 NX-OS Mode Switch Hardware Installation Guide...

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