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Regulatory Model: C7004/C7008

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  • Page 1: Quick Start Guide

    Dell Networking C-Series Systems Quick Start Guide Regulatory Model: C7004/C7008...
  • Page 2 Dell Networking C-Series Systems Quick Start Guide Regulatory Model:C7004/C7008...
  • Page 3: Notes, Cautions, And Warnings

    Copyright © 2014 Dell Inc. All rights reserved. This product is protected by U.S. and international copyright and intellectual property laws. Dell and the Dell logo are trademarks of Dell Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. All other marks and names mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Page 4: About This Guide

    Hardware installation and Installing and Maintaining Installing and Maintaining power-up instructions the C7004/C150 System the C7008/C300 System Software configuration Dell Networking OS Dell Networking OS Configuration Guide Configuration Guide Command line interface Dell Networking OS Dell Networking OS Command Line Reference...
  • Page 5: Installing The Hardware

    This guide assumes all site preparation has been performed before installing the chassis. Installing the Chassis To install the C7004/C150 and the C7008/C300 chassis, Dell Networking recommends completing the installation procedures in the order presented below. NOTE: Unless stated otherwise, the installation instructions apply to both the C7004/C150 and C7008/C300 chassis.
  • Page 6 Follow these steps to install the chassis into a 19-inch equipment rack: Step Task Determine the chassis mounting location in the equipment rack. Orient the bar with the arrows pointing upward. The smooth side of the bar should face outward. Attach the bar to the equipment rack brackets using the mounting screws provided by the rack manufacturer.
  • Page 7 Step Task Insert screws (provided with your rack) through the chassis rack- mounting bracket and into the equipment rack, and tighten them. Rack Mounting the C7004/C150 Chassis Rack Mounting the C7008/C300 Chassis Installing the Hardware...
  • Page 8: Installing Power Modules

    • There are two types of power supplies: Power Supply 1200W-AC and Power Supply 1600W-AC. The minimum and redundant power supplies required to operate are listed in the table below. Dell Networking recommends the redundancy configuration. • The following table lists the PSU requirements for Dell Networking OS version 8.4.5.0 or prior.
  • Page 9 For Dell Networking OS version 8.4.6.0, the minimum PSUs required for system power is based on the power requirements of the RPMs, the line cards, and the type of fan tray present in the chassis. System Power Required = Power required for 2 RSMs + Power Required for Fan Tray + Power required for Line cards in the system.
  • Page 10 Slide the power supply into the top left-most power supply slot. Dell Networking recommends installing power supplies starting from the left side, top row of the chassis, leaving no blank slots between units. Lower the retaining latch, and tighten it into place.
  • Page 11: Installing Rpms And Line Cards

    • RPMs are interchangable between the C7008/C300 and the C7004/C150 only if they are running Dell Networking OS version 7.6.1.0 or later. CAUTION: RPMs are designed to be installed in either the R0 or R1 slot. Do not force RPMs into line cards slots. RPMs are keyed differently than line cards to prevent improper installation.
  • Page 12 (SERIES CB)) line cards are interchangeable between the C7008/C300 and C7004/C150 only if the chassis is running Dell Networking OS version 7.6.1.0 or later. • To control airflow for adequate system cooling, personal safety, and EMI containment during operation, blanks are required in empty slots. Yoou must install all chassis slots with operational modules or blanks.
  • Page 13: Installing The Fan Tray

    Step Task Rotate the levers toward the card to seat the backplane connectors and line card in place. Push on the knurled section of the levers until the thumb tabs pop up and lock the unit in place. CAUTION: Installing a card without fully engaging the locking mechanism might damage the EMI seal on the card below it when you install that card.
  • Page 14: Power-Up Sequence

    NOTE: The fan tray light emitting diodes (LEDs) remains lit when the chassis is powered up and the fan tray is functioning properly. Power Up Sequence Before you supply power to the chassis, Dell Networking recommends re- inspect your equipment rack and chassis. CAUTION: Never operate the system without a fan tray.
  • Page 15 Step Task Verify that the power source complies with the system input power requirements. Energize the remote power source or outlet. On the C7004/C150, toggle the switch on the AC power supplies to the ON (right) position. On the C7008/C300, toggle the switch on the AC power supplies to the ON (top) position.
  • Page 16: Specifications

    Specifications Chassis Physical Design Parameter C7004/C150 Specifications C7008/C300 Specifications Height 15.7 inches (39.88 cm) 22.7 inches (57.66 cm) Width 17.5 inches (44.45 cm) 17.4 inches (37.58 cm) Depth 15.3 inches (38.86 cm) 14.4 inches (44.20 cm) Chassis weight 38 lbs (17.24 kg) with factory 55 lbs (24.95 kg) with factory installed components installed components...
  • Page 17 Parameter C7004/C150 Specifications C7008/C300 Specifications Maximum power 1,647 W @ 100/120 V 2,707 W @ 100/120 V consumption 1,555 W @ 200/240 V 2,726 W @ 200/240 V Maximum Thermal 5,618 BTU/hour 9,235 BTU/hour Output at 100/120 V Maximum Thermal 5,304 BTU/hour 9,299 BTU/hour Output at 200/240 V...
  • Page 18: Installing The Software

    Installing the Software Navigating CLI Modes The Dell prompt changes to indicate the CLI mode. You must move linearly through the command modes, with the exception of the end command which takes you directly to EXEC Privilege mode; the exit command moves you up one command mode level.
  • Page 19: Cable And Adapter Pin Assignments

    Cable and Adapter Pin Assignments To connect to a terminal port, PC serial port, or a terminal server, use the console port on the RPM to configure and monitor your system. An RJ-45 Ethernet cable is required to connect to the Ethernet port. The console port is an RJ-45 and the pinouts are listed in Table 2-1.
  • Page 20: Accessing The Console With A Db-25 Adapter

    Table 2-2. Pin Assignments Between the Console and a DTE Terminal Server Console Port RJ-45 to RJ-45 Rollover Cable RJ-45 to DB-9 Terminal Adapter Server Device Signal RJ-45 Pinout RJ-45 Pinout DB-9 Pin Signal Accessing the Console with a DB-25 Adapter You can connect to the console port using an RJ-45 to RJ-45 rollover cable and an RJ-45 to a DB-25 female DTE adapter.
  • Page 21: Default Configuration

    Default Configuration A version of the Dell Networking OS is pre-loaded onto the chassis, however the system is not configured when you power up for the first time (except for the default host name, which is Dell). You must configure the system using the CLI.
  • Page 22: Access The System Remotely

    Access the System Remotely You can configure the system to access it remotely by Telnet. The systems have a dedicated management port and a management routing table that is separate from the IP routing table. Configuring the system for Telnet is a three-step process: Step Task Configure an IP address for the management port.
  • Page 23: Configure A Username And Password

    DES encryption method. • enable secret is stored in the running/startup configuration by using a stronger, MD5 encryption method. Dell Networking recommends using the enable secret password. Task Command Syntax Command Mode Create a password to...
  • Page 24: Create A Vlan

    Create a VLAN The default virtual local area network (VLAN) is part of the system startup configuration, and is by default, VLAN 1. You may make another VLAN the default VLAN. You cannot delete, disable, or configure the default VLAN (you cannot assign it an IP address), and only untagged interfaces can belong to it.
  • Page 25: Assign An Ip Address To A Vlan

    Step Task Command Syntax Command Mode Assign a switchport to a [tagged | untagged] interface INTERFACE VLAN VLAN. Display all switchports show vlan EXEC Privilege and the VLANs of which they are members. Assign an IP address to a VLAN NOTE: You cannot assign an IP address to the default VLAN, which, by default, is VLAN 1.
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