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Regulatory Model: FN I/O Module

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  • Page 1 Dell PowerEdge FN I/O Module Getting Started Guide Regulatory Model: FN I/O Module...
  • Page 2: Notes, Cautions, And Warnings

    WARNING: A WARNING indicates a potential for property damage, personal injury, or death. Copyright © 2015 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.
  • Page 3: About This Guide

    About this Guide This document helps you in getting started with Dell PowerEdge FN I/O Module. For complete installation and configuration information, refer to the following documents: Table 1. Dell PowerEdge FN I/O Module Documents Information Documentation Hardware installation and power-up instructions Installing the Dell PowerEdge FN I/O Module...
  • Page 4 Product Description The FN I/O Module is a Layer 2/Layer 3, 12x10-Gigabit Ethernet switch that operates in a Dell PowerEdge FX2 server chassis. The chassis supports up to eight servers and two FN I/O modules with four uplink interfaces each. The FN I/O Module operates in Layer 2 I/O Aggregation mode or Layer 2/Layer 3 switch mode.
  • Page 5: Hardware Overview

    Port Numbering When installed in a server enclosure, the Dell PowerEdge FN I/O Module ports are numbered from 1 to 12. Ports from 1 to 8 are internal server-facing ports. Ports from 9 to 12 are external ports numbered from left to right on the switch.
  • Page 6 • Ports 9 and 10 are Fibre Channel (FC) type and support eight Gigabit FC, by default. • Ports 11 and 12 are Ethernet type and support 10 Gigabit Ethernet, by default. • You can also convert ports 9 and 10 to Ethernet type by using the port mode command. USB Console Port To manage the switch through an RS-232 serial interface, use the upper universal serial bus (USB) console port.
  • Page 7 Table 2. System LED Displays System LED LED Color/Display Description Green Power is being supplied to the Power switch. The switch does not have power. Blue The switch is operating normally as Status a standalone switch or as a stack master.
  • Page 8: Installation

    Installation This switch installation procedure assumes that the Dell PowerEdge FX2 server chassis is installed correctly. For complete installation instructions, refer to the Dell PowerEdge FX2 server chassis Installation Guide. • AC/DC power cord — The cord reaches from the power outlet to the Utility-panel connector.
  • Page 9 Installing and Configuring the FN I/O Module After you unpack the FN I/O Module, refer to the following flowchart for an overview of the steps you must follow to install the switch and perform the initial configuration. Figure 4. FN I/O Module — Installation and Configuration Installing and Configuring the FN I/O Module...
  • Page 10 After you unpack the FN I/O Module, slide the device into one of the open FN I/O module slots in the back of a Dell PowerEdge FX2 server chassis. The Dell PowerEdge FX2 server chassis is a 2U rack-mountable chassis that holds: •...
  • Page 11 To use the console port, you need the following equipment: • VT100-compatible terminal, a desktop, or a portable computer with a serial port running VT100 terminal emulation software, such as Microsoft HyperTerminal. • A serial cable (provided) with a USB type-A connector for the console port and DB-9 connector for the terminal.
  • Page 12: Next Steps

    (VLAN) and log in to the switch to access the CLI. • In a Dell Networking OS upgrade, ensure that the FN I/O Module is running the latest Dell Networking OS version by entering the show version command.
  • Page 13: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications The FN I/O Module is installed with the Dell PowerEdge FX2 server chassis for communication. NOTE: Replace the battery only with same or equivalent type. Dispose of the batteries according to the manufacturer's instructions. Table 4. Environmental Parameters...