CX320 Switch Module V100R001 User Guide Issue Date 2019-08-02 HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
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CX320 Switch Module User Guide About This Document About This Document Purpose This document describes the CX320 switch module (CX320) in terms of its features, installation, removal, and configuration. Intended Audience This document is intended for: Technical support engineers Installation and commissioning engineers...
Personal Safety To ensure personal safety, note the following points: Only personnel certified or authorized by Huawei are allowed to install the hardware. Discontinue any dangerous operations and take protective measures. Problems that may cause personal injury or device damage should be immediately reported to the project supervisor.
2 Product Overview Product Overview 2.1 Functions This topic describes the functions, protocols, and ports of the CX320 switch module (CX320). 2.2 Appearance This section describes the appearances and panels of the CX320, MX517, and MX527, as well as the installation positions of the CX320 in the chassis.
User Guide 2 Product Overview The CX320 is installed in a rear slot of an E9000 chassis and are connected to compute nodes, storage nodes, and management modules through the E9000 midplane. It exchanges data and control packets in the E9000 chassis and provides high-speed data transmission.
2 Product Overview Figure 2-3 MX527 flexible PIC card Installation positions The CX320 can be installed in one of the four slots at the rear of the E9000 chassis. The four slots are 1E, 2X, 3X, and 4E, as shown in Figure 2-4.
Description ESN ID (two characters), which is 21 by default. Material identification code (eight characters), that is, processing code. Vendor code (two characters). The code 10 indicates Huawei, and other values indicate outsourcing vendors. Year and month (two characters). l The first character indicates the year, where: –...
You can run the corresponding command to query the type of the installed PIC card. For details, see "display device card" in the CX320 Switch Module V100R001 Command Reference. l The MX517 and MX527 cards can be installed in the same CX320 switch module. Issue 09 (2019-08-02)
2.4 Indicators This topic describes the names, meanings, colors, descriptions and working status of the indicators on the CX320. By observing the indicators, you can determine the current operating status of the CX320. Table 2-5 Indicators Label Meaning...
2 Product Overview Label Meaning Color Description Health indicator Red and l Off: The CX320 is not green powered on. l Steady green: The CX320 is operating properly or has minor alarms. l Blinking red (1 Hz): A major alarm is generated.
Blinking orange: Data is being sent or received over the port. 2.5 Physical Structure This topic describes the components, mainboard layout, and connectors of the CX320. Figure 2-10 shows the components of the CX320 (with MX517 PIC cards). Issue 09 (2019-08-02)
Supplies 12 V DC power. 2.6 Logical Structure This topic describes the logical structure of the CX320. The BMC module is a management module that provides power control, system monitoring, and component upgrade functions. The CPU system module is the controlling core that processes network protocol packets and enables configurations.
Figure 2-12 shows the internal chassis networking between the CX320 and compute nodes. On each compute node, two mezzanine cards provide ports to connect to the CX320 switch modules as follows: The Mezz1 position connects to the converged switching plane of the CX320 switch modules in slots 2X and 3X.
Figure 2-12 Mapping between the CX320 and mezzanine cards on compute nodes The following describes the mapping between the CX320 switch modules and mezzanine cards, assuming that the CX320 switch modules are installed in slots 2X and 3X and connect to Mezz 1.
The MZ512 provides four 10GE ports (ports 1 to 4). Ports 1 and 3 connect to the converged switching plane of the CX320 in slot 2X, and ports 2 and 4 connect to the converged switching plane of the CX320 in slot 3X, as shown in Figure 2-14.
CX320 Switch Module User Guide 3 Installing and Removing the CX320 Installing and Removing the CX320 This topic describes how to install and remove the CX320 from the E9000 chassis. 3.1 Installing the CX320 3.2 Removing the CX320 3.1 Installing the CX320...
CX320 Switch Module User Guide 3 Installing and Removing the CX320 Figure 3-2 Slot numbers Step 3 Remove the switch module filler panel. Use a Phillips screwdriver to loosen the two M3 captive screws on the switch module filler panel. See (1) in Figure 3-3.
Store the switch module filler panel for future use. Step 4 Install the CX320. Raise the two ejector levers on the CX320 completely and push the CX320 horizontally into the chassis as far as it will go. See (1) and step (2) in Figure 3-4.
Lower the two ejector levers on the CX320 until the CX320 is completely inserted. See (3) in Figure 3-4. Use a Phillips screwdriver to tighten the two M3 captive screws on the CX320. See (4) Figure 3-4. Step 5 (Optional) Remove the PIC card filler panel.
Completely lower the PIC card handle until the PIC card is installed properly. See (4) in Figure 3-6. Step 7 Determine the connection relationships between signal cables and ports on the CX320. Figure shows the port types and numbers of the CX320.
CX320 Switch Module User Guide 3 Installing and Removing the CX320 Figure 3-7 Port types and numbers BMC/Fabric serial port 40GE optical port 10GE optical port Step 8 (Optional) Connect a serial cable. Figure 3-8 Connecting a serial cable Step 9 Connect a 10GE optical module and optical fiber.
CX320 Switch Module User Guide 3 Installing and Removing the CX320 Push the optical module into the optical port until the optical module is locked in place, as shown in Figure 3-9. Figure 3-9 Installing an optical module Remove the dust-proof cap from the optical fiber. See (1) in Figure 3-10.
Figure 3-12 Installing an optical fiber and optical module Insert the optical module into the optical port until the optical module is locked. See (2) Figure 3-12. Step 11 Check the indicator status after the CX320 is powered on. For details, see Table 2-5.
CX320 Switch Module User Guide 3 Installing and Removing the CX320 Figure 3-14 Slot numbers Step 2 Determine the connection relationships between signal cables and ports on the CX320. Figure 3-15 shows the port types and numbers of the CX320.
CX320 Switch Module User Guide 3 Installing and Removing the CX320 Figure 3-15 Port types and numbers BMC/Fabric serial port 40GE optical port 10GE optical port Step 3 (Optional) Remove a serial cable. Figure 3-16 Removing a serial cable Step 4 Remove a 10GE optical fiber and optical module.
CX320 Switch Module User Guide 3 Installing and Removing the CX320 Figure 3-17 Removing an optical fiber Determine the optical module type and removal position based on site requirements. Remove the optical module horizontally from the optical port, as shown in Figure 3-18.
Use a Phillips screwdriver to loosen the two M3 captive screws. See (1) in Figure 3-21. Figure 3-21 Removing the switch module Raise the two ejector levers on the CX320 completely and pull the switch module horizontally out of the chassis. See (2) and (3) in Figure 3-21.
CX320 Switch Module User Guide 3 Installing and Removing the CX320 Figure 3-22 Removing a PIC card Lower the PIC card handle. See (3) and (4) in Figure 3-22. An ESD bag can hold only one PIC card. Place the removed PCIe card in an ESD bag.
CX320 Switch Module User Guide 3 Installing and Removing the CX320 Figure 3-23 Installing a PIC card filler panel Completely lower the handle on the PIC card filler panel until the filler panel is installed properly. See (4) in Figure 3-23.
CX320 Switch Module User Guide 3 Installing and Removing the CX320 Figure 3-24 Installing a switch module filler panel Lower the two handles on the switch module filler panel. See (2) in Figure 3-24. Use a Phillips screwdriver to tighten the two M3 captive screws on the switch module filler panel.
CX320 Switch Module User Guide 4 Configuring the CX320 Configuring the CX320 This topic describes the initial configuration process for the installed CX320 on a local PC to implement the switching function. 4.1 Configuration Overview 4.2 Default Information 4.3 Setting an IP Address for the Management Network Port Set the IP address for the converged switching plane management network port on the CX320.
CX320 is faulty, you can use the backup configuration file to restore configuration data. Related Documents The following lists the documents related to the converged switching plane of the CX320. To query the converged switching plane commands, see CX320 Switch Module V100R001 Command Reference.
Note the following about the virtual serial port: l Users cannot log in to the virtual serial port. l The default password is Huawei#123. l Do not set or change the virtual serial port login password; otherwise, some switch module functions fail.
Over SOL: Log in to the serial port of the converged switching plane through the MM910 SOL screen. Over a serial port: Connect a serial cable to the COM serial port of the CX320 and log in to the CLI without using an IP address.
----End 4.6 Changing Initial User Passwords Change all the initial user passwords in the CX320, including changing the initial user passwords of the BMC, converged switching plane, and BIOS after the first login to the CX320 to enhance system O&M security..
----End 4.7 Adding a User Add a user in the converged switching plane of the CX320. The new user can log in to the command-line interface (CLI) of the converged switching plane, and allocate operation permissions to it based on actual requirements, to carry out routine maintenance.
User name password irreversible-cipher Password For example, run the following command to set the user name to user123 and the password to Huawei12#$ in cipher text: [~HUAWEI-aaa] local-user user123 password irreversible-cipher Huawei12#$ Info: A new user is added. NOTE The user name must contain at least six characters.
Step 11 Run the save command and enter y as prompted to save configuration data. <HUAWEI> save ----End 4.8 Configuring Switching Service Data Configure the CX320 feature data after the converged switching plane meets the basic configuration conditions. Feature configuration for the converged switching plane is as follows. For details, see CX320 Switch Module V100R001C10 Configuration Guide.
This topic describes how to back up the configuration file. If configuration errors occur or the CX320 is faulty, you can use the backup configuration file to restore configuration data. Back up the configuration file of the CX320 so that the configuration data can be restored if faults occur.
For details, see CX320 Switch Module V100R001C10 Configuration Guide. Save the converged switching plane configuration file from CX320 to the MM910. <HUAWEI> save The command output is as follows: Warning: The current configuration will be written to the device. Continue?
5 Restoring the Configuration File Restoring the Configuration File This topic describes how to restore the configuration file to the CX320. If configuration errors occur or the CX320 is faulty, you can use the backup configuration file to restore configuration data.
6.3 Logging In to a Device Over a Serial Port by Using PuTTY 6.4 Powering On or Off a Switching Plane This topic describes how to power on or off the converged switching plane of CX320. 6.5 Logging In to the MM910 WebUI 6.6 Transferring Files Using WinSCP...
PuTTY.exe is free software. You can download it from the Internet. PuTTY 0.60 or later is required for login over a serial port. Procedure Step 1 Connect The RS–232 serial port on the PC to the serial port marked with COM on the CX320 panel. Step 2 Save the current configuration data.
Info: The diagnose view is used to debug system hardware and software. Misuse of some commands in this view will affect system performance. Therefore, use these commands with the guidance of Huawei engineers. [~HUAWEI-diagnose]collect diagnostic information Info: Succeeded in collecting diagnostic information in slot 3.
Appendix A.1 Logging In to the CX320 BIOS Log in to the BIOS of the CX320 through the serial port or using SOL. The BIOS is used to debug the CX320. l If the software version of the switching plane is earlier than 6.30, log in to the switching plane CLI through the serial port and then access the BIOS.