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Upgrading A Cisco 7513 To A Cisco 7576 - Cisco 7513 Series Manual

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Upgrading a Cisco 7513 to a Cisco 7576

You can upgrade a Cisco 7513 to a Cisco 7576 with the Cisco 7576 Upgrade Kit (UPG-7513/7576=).
The Cisco 7576 is similar to the Cisco 7513 except for the backplane and the interface processor slot
numbering scheme located on the card cage. The upgrade kit does not include power supplies, RSPs,
or interface processors. These all need to be transferred from your existing Cisco 7513 to the
Cisco 7576.
The Cisco 7576 Upgrade Kit includes:
Cisco 7576 chassis including the card cage and backplane
Cisco 7513 and Cisco 7576 Unpacking Instructions
Cisco 7513 and Cisco 7576 Chassis Replacement and Upgrade Instructions (the publication you
are reading now)
1200-Watt AC-Input Power Supply Replacement Instructions
1200-Watt DC-Input Power Supply Replacement Instructions
Cisco 7500 Series Installation and Configuration Guide
Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco 7500 Series Routers
Note
release train.
To upgrade your Cisco 7513 to a Cisco 7576, follow these steps:
Step 1
Step 2
Step 3
Step 4
Step 5
Caution
configure router A instead of router B. To configure router A, install an RSP in slot 6 and install interface
processors only in slots 0 through 5.
Step 6
Note
that you operate the Cisco 7576 with RSP4s to increase the system's memory capacity. This allows
for larger router tables and improved functionality.
The Cisco 7576 requires Cisco IOS software release 11.1(22)CC or later versions of the CC
Refer to the Cisco 7513 and Cisco 7576 Unpacking Instructions to unpack the unit.
Refer to the Cisco 7513 and Cisco 7576 Chassis Replacement and Upgrade Instructions
to upgrade the chassis.
Determine whether your existing Cisco 7513 uses an AC-input or DC-input power
supply.
Refer to the 1200-Watt AC-Input Power Supply Replacement Instructions or the
1200-Watt DC-Input Power Supply Replacement Instructions (depending on what type of
power supply is installed in your existing Cisco 7513), to transfer the power supplies from
the Cisco 7513 to the Cisco 7576.
Reinstall RSPs and interface processors.
If you are only configuring one of the two routers that make up the Cisco 7576, make sure to
Refer to the Cisco 7500 Series Installation and Configuration Guide to perform
installation, configuration, and troubleshooting on your new Cisco 7576 router.
The Cisco 7576 supports the use of both the RSP2 and RSP4. However, Cisco recommends
Cisco 7513 and Cisco 7576 Chassis Replacement and Upgrade Instructions
Upgrading a Cisco 7513 to a Cisco 7576
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