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Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware
Installation and Reference Guide
October 10, 2013
Americas Headquarters
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  • Page 1 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide October 10, 2013 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 Text Part Number: OL-23069-07...
  • Page 2 OR ITS SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Cisco and the Cisco logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Cisco and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. To view a list of Cisco trademarks, go to this URL: www.cisco.com/go/trademarks.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Connecting Your ESD Wrist Strap to the Chassis 2-11 Installing the Cable Management Frames 2-11 Installing USB Storage Media in a Supervisor 2 or 2E Module 2-12 Installing the Air Filter 2-13 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 4 Required Tools and Equipment Attaching the Bottom-Support Rails Installing the Chassis Prerequisites for Installing the Chassis Required Tools and Equipment Installing the Chassis Grounding the Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis 4-11 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 5 Connecting a 3-kW AC Power Supply to AC Power Sources Connecting a 6-kW AC Power Supply to AC Power Sources Connecting a 7.5-kW AC Power Supply to AC Power Sources Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 6 Grounding the PIU 6-25 Connecting the DC Power Supply to a Power Source Through a PIU 6-26 Connecting the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch to the Network C H A P T E R Preparing for Connections Required Tools and Equipment...
  • Page 7 Manual Upgrading of EPLD Images 8-47 Automatic Upgrading of EPLD Images for I/O Modules 8-49 Enabling or Disabling Automatic Upgrades of EPLD Images 8-49 Verifying Automatic Upgrades of EPLD Images 8-50 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 8 Upgrading Memory for Supervisor 1 Modules 10-29 Adding 4 GB of Memory to a Supervisor Module 10-30 Removing 4 GB of Memory from a Supervisor Module 10-33 Installing an I/O Module 10-35 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide viii OL-23069-07...
  • Page 9 Upgrading the Cisco Prime NAM software 10-48 Replacing a Cisco Nexus 7009 Fabric Module During Operations 10-48 Replacing or Upgrading a Cisco Nexus 7010 or 7018 Fabric Module During Operations 10-49 Required Tools 10-49 Replacing a Cisco Nexus 7010 or 7018 Fabric Module...
  • Page 10 Contents Installing a Cable Management Frame 10-76 Replacing the Front Door and Air Intake Assemblies on the Cisco Nexus 7018 Chassis 10-81 Removing the Front Door and Air Intake Assemblies 10-82 Installing a Front Door and Air Intake Assemblies 10-90...
  • Page 11: Switch Leds D

    Fabric Module LEDs Power Supply LEDs Fan Tray LEDs Repacking the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch for Shipment A P P E N D I X Disconnecting the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series System Powering Down the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series System...
  • Page 12 Contents Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 13 Preface This preface describes the audience, organization, and conventions of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide. It also provides information on how to obtain related documentation. This preface includes the following sections: Audience, page xiii •...
  • Page 14: Document Conventions

    Appendix E, “Repacking the Cisco Nexus 7000 Explains how you should repack the Cisco Series Switch for Shipment” Nexus 7000 Series switch in case you need to ship it. Appendix F, “Site Preparation and Maintenance Provides contact information and a table for Records”...
  • Page 15 Tämä varoitusmerkki merkitsee vaaraa. Tilanne voi aiheuttaa ruumiillisia vammoja. Ennen kuin käsittelet laitteistoa, huomioi sähköpiirien käsittelemiseen liittyvät riskit ja tutustu onnettomuuksien yleisiin ehkäisytapoihin. Turvallisuusvaroitusten käännökset löytyvät laitteen mukana toimitettujen käännettyjen turvallisuusvaroitusten joukosta varoitusten lopussa näkyvien lausuntonumeroiden avulla. SÄILYTÄ NÄMÄ OHJEET Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 16 Utilize o número da instrução fornecido ao final de cada aviso para localizar sua tradução nos avisos de segurança traduzidos que acompanham este dispositivo. GUARDE ESTAS INSTRUÇÕES Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide -xvi OL-23069-07...
  • Page 17 Använd det nummer som finns i slutet av varje varning för att hitta dess översättning i de översatta säkerhetsvarningar som medföljer denna anordning. SPARA DESSA ANVISNINGAR Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide -xvii OL-23069-07...
  • Page 18 Brug erklæringsnummeret efter hver advarsel for at finde oversættelsen i de oversatte advarsler, der fulgte med denne enhed. GEM DISSE ANVISNINGER Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide -xviii OL-23069-07...
  • Page 19 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide -xix OL-23069-07...
  • Page 20: Related Documentation

    Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Connectivity Management Processor Configuration Guide Software Documents The Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switches ship with the Cisco NX-OS software. You can find software documentation for the Cisco NX-OS software at the following URL: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps9402/tsd_products_support_series_home.html The Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) supports the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series.
  • Page 21 Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see the monthly What’s New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html...
  • Page 22 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide -xxii OL-23069-07...
  • Page 23 New and Changed Information This chapter provides release-specific information for each new and changed feature in the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide. The latest version of this document is available at the following Cisco website: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/switches/datacenter/hw/nexus7000/installation/guide/n7k_hig_book.
  • Page 24 New and Changed Information Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide xxiv OL-23069-7...
  • Page 25: Cisco Nexus 7000 Series

    Cisco Nexus 7004 Switch The Cisco Nexus 7004 chassis has four slots that allow for one or two supervisor modules and up to two I/O modules. Additionally, the chassis holds a fan tray, up to four power supplies, and cable management frames.
  • Page 26: Chapter 1 Overview

    Chapter 1 Overview Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Figure 1-1 Standard Hardware Features on the Front and Sides of the Cisco Nexus 7004 Chassis Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 27 • 1. The Cisco Nexus F2-Series 48-port 1/10-Gigabit SFP+ module supports all of the standard features of F2 modules and it functions like an F2-series module with Layer 2 and Layer 3 enabled. These modules also support IPv6 DSCP-to-Queue mapping.
  • Page 28: Cisco Nexus 7009 Switch

    The minimum vertical rack space is 12.25 inches (31.1 cm) or 7 rack units (RU) for a single chassis installation. Install the Cisco Nexus 7004 chassis at the lowest possible RU on the rack for stability. If there are other devices in the rack, install the heavier chassis below the lighter chassis.
  • Page 29 Chapter 1 Overview Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Figure 1-2 Standard Hardware Features on the Front and Sides of the Cisco Nexus 7009 Chassis Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 30 Chapter 1 Overview Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 31 6-port 40-Gigabit Ethernet I/O modules with XL option – (N7K-M206XP-23L) – 2-port 100-Gigabit Ethernet I/O modules with XL option (N7K-M202XP-23L) Alternatively, one or more of these slots can be used for Network Analysis Modules (NAMs) (N7K-SM-NAM-K9). Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 32 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series 1. The Cisco Nexus F2-Series 48-port 1/10-Gigabit SFP+ module supports all of the standard features of F2 modules and it functions like an F2-series module with Layer 2 and Layer 3 enabled. These modules also support IPv6 DSCP-to-Queue mapping.
  • Page 33: Cisco Nexus 7010 System

    (15 RU if you use the bottom support rails, which are required for center-mount installations and optional for front-mount installations). Install the Cisco Nexus 7009 chassis at the lowest possible RU on the rack for stability. If there are other devices in the rack, install the heaviest chassis below the lighter chassis.
  • Page 34 Chapter 1 Overview Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Figure 1-4 Standard Hardware Features on the Front and Sides of the Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 1-10 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 35 1. The Cisco Nexus F2-Series 48-port 1/10-Gigabit SFP+ module supports all of the standard features of F2 modules and it functions like an F2-series module with Layer 2 and Layer 3 enabled. These modules also support IPv6 DSCP-to-Queue mapping.
  • Page 36 Chapter 1 Overview Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Figure 1-5 Optional Hardware Features on the Front Side of the Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis Mid-frame door assembly Air filter Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 1-12 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 37 Figure 1-4 Figure 1-6 show the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series chassis as it appears when it is fully Note configured before including cables for connections to the Internet and the console. The systems that are...
  • Page 38 Chapter 1 Overview Cisco Nexus 7000 Series You must install the Cisco Nexus 7010 system chassis in a four-post 19-inch EIA rack that meets the following specifications: • Mounting rails that conform to the English universal hole spacing as specified in ANSI/EIA-310-D-1992.
  • Page 39: Cisco Nexus 7018 System

    Cisco Nexus 7018 System The Cisco Nexus 7018 chassis has 18 slots that allow for two supervisor modules and up to 16 I/O modules. The chassis also holds up to five fabric modules, two fan trays, up to four power supplies, and a cable management system.
  • Page 40 Chapter 1 Overview Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Figure 1-9 Standard Hardware Features on the Front and Sides of the Cisco Nexus 7018 Chassis Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 1-16 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 41 Supervisor 1 (N7K-SUP1) • Supervisor 2 (N7K-SUP2) • Supervisor 2 Enhanced (N7K-SUP2E) • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 1-17 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 42 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series 1. The Cisco Nexus F2-Series 48-port 1/10-Gigabit SFP+ module supports all of the standard features of F2 modules and it functions like an F2-series module with Layer 2 and Layer 3 enabled. These modules also support IPv6 DSCP-to-Queue mapping.
  • Page 43 Chapter 1 Overview Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Figure 1-11 Optional Front Door for the Cisco Nexus 7018 Chassis Front doors Air intake frame for power supply units Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 1-19 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 44 Chapter 1 Overview Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Figure 1-12 Standard Hardware Features on the Back of the Cisco Nexus 7018 Chassis Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 1-20 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 45 • chassis installation and 87.5 inches (222.2 cm). Install the Cisco Nexus 7018 chassis at the lowest possible RU on the rack for stability, as shown in Figure 1-13. If there is another device in the rack, install the heaviest one at the bottom.
  • Page 46: Preparing The Site

    Installation of the equipment must comply with local and national electrical codes. Statement 1074 Before you can install a Cisco Nexus 7000 Series system, you must prepare the site for the installation. You must make sure that the altitude, temperature, humidity, air quality, airflow, electromagnetic and radio frequency interference, floor structure, power, and earth grounding of the installation site all meet the requirements of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series system that you are installing.
  • Page 47: Safety Guidelines

    Chapter 7, “Connecting the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switch to the Network.” Do not use the handles on the side of the chassis to lift the Cisco Nexus 7009, 7010, or 7018 chassis or Caution a fully loaded Cisco Nexus 7004 chassis (you can use these handles to lift a Cisco Nexus 7004 chassis if you remove the power supplies so that the chassis weighs less than 120 pounds [52 kg]).
  • Page 48: Managing The System Hardware

    Managing the System Hardware If you are replacing Fabric 1 modules with Fabric 2 modules (Cisco Nexus 7010 and 7018 models only), you must replace all of the Fabric 1 modules with Fabric 2 modules or the Fabric 2 modules will perform like Fabric 1 modules.
  • Page 49: Installing A Cisco Nexus 7009 Chassis

    Installing a Cisco Nexus 7004 Chassis This chapter describes how to install a new or relocated Cisco Nexus 7004 chassis in a rack or cabinet. For information about installing other Cisco Nexus 7000 Series chassis or power supplies, see the following chapters: Chapter 3, “Installing a Cisco Nexus 7009 Chassis”...
  • Page 50: Chapter 2 Installing A Cisco Nexu 7004 Chassi

    Preparing to Install the Switch Required Tools Before you install the Cisco Nexus 7004 chassis into a rack, make sure that you have the Cisco Nexus 7004 Accessory Kit (see the “Cisco Nexus 7004 Switch Accessory Kit” section on page C-1...
  • Page 51: Unpacking And Inspecting A New Switch

    Before you install a new Cisco Nexus 7004 chassis, you need to unpack and inspect it to be sure that you have all the items that you ordered and verify that the switch was not damaged during shipment. If anything is damaged or missing, contact your customer representative immediately.
  • Page 52: Installing The Chassis

    • Installing the Chassis This section describes how to install the Cisco Nexus 7004 chassis in a rack or cabinet. These installation steps include checking for installation prerequisites, setting up the center-mount brackets if needed, removing the power supplies from the chassis if lifting the chassis manually, and installing the chassis in a rack.
  • Page 53: Installing The Center-mount Brackets

    Installing the Center-Mount Brackets Before you install a Cisco Nexus 7004 chassis, you need to determine whether you need to mount the front of the chassis or the center of the chassis to the rack. The chassis is already set up for mounting its front to the rack, but you can include center-mount brackets to position the front of the chassis 5.7 inches...
  • Page 54: Installing The Chassis In A Rack

    You can either lift the chassis with a mechanical lift and slide it on top of another installed Cisco Nexus 7004 chassis, or you can lighten the chassis and lift it manually into position with a couple of people. To lighten the chassis for lifting, you can remove the power supplies so that the chassis weighs no more than 93 pounds (42 kg) and can be lifted by two people.
  • Page 55 Lift the chassis to its position on a rack in one of the following ways: Step 2 If you use a mechanical lift, position the chassis next to the front of another Cisco Nexus 7004 • chassis already installed in the rack, elevate the new chassis to the level of the installed chassis (or no more than 0.25 inches [0.64 cm] above the installed chassis, use two persons to align the back...
  • Page 56 “Installing a 3-kW AC Power Supply Unit During Operations” section on page 10-3. • To install a DC power supply unit, see the “Installing a 3-kW DC Power Supply Unit During Operations” section on page 10-10. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 57: Grounding The Cisco Nexus 7004 Chassis

    Grounding the Cisco Nexus 7004 Chassis Grounding the Cisco Nexus 7004 Chassis The Cisco Nexus 7004 switch is fully grounded as soon as you connect the chassis and the power supplies to the earth ground in the following ways: You connect the chassis to either a grounded and fully bonded rack or to the data center ground. This •...
  • Page 58 Be sure that the grounding lug and wire do not block the ESD port by positioning the lug and wire Note connection above the grounding port. Figure 2-4 Grounding Pad and ESD Port Locations on the Cisco Nexus 7004 Chassis Grounding pad ESD port Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide...
  • Page 59: Installing The Cable Management Frames

    The top of the frame should be at the same level as the top of the chassis (see Figure 2-5). Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 2-11 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 60: Installing Usb Storage Media In A Supervisor 2 Or 2e Module

    Installing USB Storage Media in a Supervisor 2 or 2E Module Each Supervisor 2 or 2E module on a Cisco Nexus 7004 switch has a USB drive installed in the LOG FLASH reader. The Slot0 port is left empty, but you can optionally install a USB drive in the that port.
  • Page 61: Installing The Air Filter

    USB drive with another that is properly formatted for the reader. Installing the Air Filter The Cisco Nexus 7004 air filter is an optional feature (part number N7K-C7004-FAN=). To install an air filter, follow these steps: Place the air filter over the air intake area on the right side of the chassis and align the eight screw holes Step 1 in the filter to screw holes in the chassis.
  • Page 62 Chapter 2 Installing a Cisco Nexus 7004 Chassis Installing the Air Filter Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 2-14 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 63: Preparing To Install The Switch

    • Note You must set up a two- or four-post, 19-inch EIA rack or cabinet before you can install the Cisco Nexus 7009 chassis. Make sure that you order the rack or cabinet and have it delivered before installing the chassis.
  • Page 64: Preparing To Install The Switch

    Installing a Cisco Nexus 7009 Chassis Preparing to Install the Switch Required Tools Before you install the Cisco Nexus 7009 chassis into a rack, make sure that you have the following tools and equipment: • Mechanical lift capable of lifting 300 pounds (136 kg) •...
  • Page 65: Unpacking And Inspecting A New Switch

    Unpacking and Inspecting a New Switch Before you install a new Cisco Nexus 7009 chassis, you need to unpack and inspect it to be sure that you have all the items that you ordered and verify that the switch was not damaged during shipment. If anything is damaged or missing, contact your customer representative immediately.
  • Page 66: Installing The Bottom-support Rails On The Rack

    This process enables you to install three 14-RU Cisco Nexus 7009 chassis in a 42-RU rack. If you do not need to install three chassis in a 42 RU rack, we recommend that you always install each chassis on its own set of bottom-support rails.
  • Page 67: Prerequisites For Attaching The Bottom-support Rails

    To maximize the stability of the rack, install everything as low as possible on the rack with heavier items below lighter items. Be sure that there is 15 RU available for installing the Cisco Nexus 7009 chassis (14 RU) and its bottom-support rack (1 RU). Required Tools and Equipment You need the following tools and equipment to attach the bottom-support rails: Number 1 Phillips-head screwdriver with torque capability.
  • Page 68: Attaching The Front-mount Bottom-support Rails

    Position one of the two front-mount bottom-support rails at the lowest possible RU on the rack. If you Step 1 are installing a chassis above another Cisco Nexus 7009 chassis, position the rail 26.25 inches (66.7 cm) (15 RU) above the bottom-support rails for the lower chassis as shown in Figure 3-1.
  • Page 69 M6 x 19 mm or 12-24 x 3/4 in. Phillips screws on the front end of each bracket (using a total of 6 screws for both brackets) as shown in Figure 3-2. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 70: Attaching The Center-mount Bottom-support Rails

    If you install a second chassis in the same rack, install it immediately above the lower system if there is enough vertical space. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 71 Position one of the two center-mount brackets at the lowest possible RU. If you are installing a chassis above another Cisco Nexus 7009 chassis, position the rail 26.25 inches (66.7 cm) (15 RU) above the center-mount bottom-support rails for the lower chassis as shown in Figure 3-3.
  • Page 72 Align the crossbar to the lower back of the two bottom-support rails and use two M4 x 8 mm screws to Step 3 attach it to each rail (one screw for each rail). Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 3-10 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 73: Installing The Chassis

    Installing the Chassis This section describes how to install the Cisco Nexus 7009 chassis in a rack or cabinet. Depending on your data center requirements, you can choose to mount the front of the chassis to a rack or cabinet (standard method of mounting the chassis), or you can choose to mount the center of the chassis to a rack or cabinet.
  • Page 74: Required Tools And Equipment

    “Unpacking and Inspecting a New Switch” section on page 3-3. Required Tools and Equipment You need the following tools and equipment to install the Cisco Nexus 7009 chassis: Mechanical lift capable of lifting at least 300 pounds (136 kg) •...
  • Page 75: Mounting The Chassis By Its Front Brackets

    Center-mount bottom-support rails Center-mount bracket Mounting the Chassis by its Front Brackets To install a Cisco Nexus 7009 chassis by its front brackets to a rack or cabinet, follow these steps: Step 1 Load the chassis onto a mechanical lift as follows: Position the mechanical lift next to the shipping pallet that holds the chassis.
  • Page 76 Installing a Cisco Nexus 7009 Chassis Installing the Chassis Figure 3-5 Moving a Cisco Nexus 7009 Chassis onto a Rack (Front-Mount Installation) Push the lower half of the front side of the chassis 3 Rack with vertical mounting rails Front-mounting brackets...
  • Page 77: Mounting The Chassis By Its Center Brackets

    Mounting the Chassis by its Center Brackets To install a Cisco Nexus 7009 chassis by its optional center bracket to a rack or cabinet, follow these steps: Follow these steps to replace the front-mount bracket on the chassis with center-mount brackets:...
  • Page 78 Remove the bracket from the chassis Position the center-mount bracket so that its five screw holes are aligned to the five screw holes used for the front-mount bracket (see Figure 3-8). Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 3-16 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 79 Make sure that the front and rear of the chassis are unobstructed so you can easily push the chassis into the rack. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 3-17...
  • Page 80 (See Figure 3-9.) Figure 3-9 Moving a Cisco Nexus 7009 Chassis onto a Rack (Center-Mount Installation) Push the lower half of the front side of the chassis 3 Rack with vertical mount rails Center-mount brackets...
  • Page 81: Grounding The Cisco Nexus 7009 Chassis

    Grounding the Cisco Nexus 7009 Chassis If you are using AC power supply units, the Cisco Nexus 7009 system is grounded through the AC power supply cables and one of two grounding connections on the chassis. The AC power supply cables provide a connection to an earth ground whenever you connect the AC power to the system.
  • Page 82: Prerequisites For Grounding The Chassis

    Before you can ground the chassis, you must have a connection to the earth ground for the data center building. If you installed the Cisco Nexus 7009 chassis into a bonded rack (see the rack manufacturer’s instructions for more information) that now has a connection to the data center earth ground, you can ground the chassis by connecting its grounding ports to the rack.
  • Page 83 Ensure that the grounding lug and the grounding wire do not interfere with other switch hardware or rack equipment. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 3-21 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 84 Grounding the Cisco Nexus 7009 Chassis Figure 3-12 Grounding Pad on the Front of the Cisco Nexus 7009 Chassis Grounding pad Prepare the other end of the grounding wire and connect it to an appropriate grounding point in your site to ensure an adequate earth ground for the switch.
  • Page 85: Connecting Your Esd Wrist Strap To The Chassis

    After you connect the chassis to the data center earth ground, you can ground your ESD wrist strap by plugging it into an ESD port (shown in Figure 3-13). Figure 3-13 ESD Grounding Port on the Front of the Cisco Nexus 7009 Chassis ESD grounding port Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 3-23 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 86: Installing The Cable Management Frames

    Installing the Cable Management Frames Installing the Cable Management Frames After you have fully installed the Cisco Nexus 7009 switch chassis in the rack or cabinet (see the “Installing the Chassis” section on page 3-11), you can install the cable management frames on the front of the chassis.
  • Page 87 Push the top hood toward the chassis so that its alignment pins enter the alignment holes and the top hood rests against the chassis as shown in Figure 3-15. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 3-25 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 88 Fastening the Top Hood to the Chassis and Cable Management Assemblies Four M4x8 pan-head screws that fasten the top hood to the left and right cable management assemblies (two screws for each side). Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 3-26 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 89: Installing The Front Door And Air Intake Frame

    If you need to install the optional double-hinged door and air intake frame, you must install them after installing the cable management frame on the chassis. To install the front door and air intake frame to the Cisco Nexus 7009 cable management system, follow these steps:...
  • Page 90 Step 3 Assemble the two pieces of the right door stop over the bushings and post. Fasten the two pieces together with two M4 flathead screws (see Figure 3-19). Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 3-28 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 91 3-20. Push the hinge bracket to the chassis so that the pins go into the chassis. Two screw holes in each of the cable management side frames should align to screw holes in the hinge bracket. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 3-29 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 92 Positioning the Hinge Bracket to the Cable Management Frames and Chassis Alignment pins Alignment holes Attach the bracket to the chassis and cable management frames with eight loosely fastened M4x8 screws, Step 5 as shown in Figure 3-21. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 3-30 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 93 Align the two captive screws on the air intake frame to the two screw holes below the cable management Step 8 frames on the chassis as shown in Figure 3-22. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 3-31 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 94 The double-hinge door can be installed and opened on either side. The figures in this procedure show how to install the door on the left side first, but you can use the instructions to install it on either side. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 3-32...
  • Page 95 3-24. This action locks the latches around the hinge pins so that you no longer need to hold the door onto the chassis. Figure 3-24 Attaching the Left Side of the Door Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 3-33 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 96 See Figure 3-25. Figure 3-25 Attaching the Right Side of the Door Door handle pulled out until it clicks Door closed onto the hinge pins Hinge pins Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 3-34 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 97: Installing Storage Media In A Supervisor Module

    Installing Storage Media in a Supervisor Module Each supervisor module on a Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switch is shipped with a CompactFlash card installed in the LOG FLASH reader (Supervisor 1 modules) or a USB drive installed in the LOG FLASH reader (Supervisor 2 and Supervisor 2E modules).
  • Page 98 Make sure that the card or USB drive is fully inserted inside the reader. If it is fully inserted, either format the card (see the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide) or replace the storage media with another that is properly formatted for the reader.
  • Page 99: Preparing To Install The Switch

    Installing a Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis This chapter describes how to install a new or relocated Cisco Nexus 7010 chassis in a rack or cabinet. For information about installing other Cisco Nexus 7000 Series chassis or power supplies, see the following chapters: Chapter 2, “Installing a Cisco Nexus 7004 Chassis”...
  • Page 100: Preparing To Install The Switch

    Installing a Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis Preparing to Install the Switch Required Tools Before you install the Cisco Nexus 7010 chassis into a rack, make sure that you have the following tools and equipment: • Mechanical lift capable of lifting 550 pounds (250 kg) •...
  • Page 101: Unpacking And Inspecting A New Switch

    Unpacking and Inspecting a New Switch Before you install a new Cisco Nexus 7010 chassis, you need to unpack and inspect it to be sure that you have all the items that you ordered and verify that the switch was not damaged during shipment. If anything is damaged or missing, contact your customer representative immediately.
  • Page 102: Installing The Bottom-support Rails On The Rack

    Installing the Bottom-Support Rails on the Rack The bottom-support rails hold the Cisco Nexus 7010 chassis on the rack or cabinet. To maximize the stability of the rack, you must attach these rails at the lowest possible rack unit (RU).
  • Page 103 Position one of the two adjustable bottom-support rails at the lowest possible RU. If you are installing a chassis above another Cisco Nexus 7010 chassis, position the rail 36.75 inches (93.4 cm) (21 RU) above the bottom-support rails for the lower chassis as shown in Figure 4-1.
  • Page 104 Three of the screw holes on each end of the bottom-support rail align to the screw holes in the mounting Note rail. Use a screw in each of these screw holes. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 105: Installing The Chassis

    3 12-24 x 3/4 in. Phillips screws Installing the Chassis This section describes how to install the Cisco Nexus 7010 chassis in a rack or cabinet. These installation steps include transporting the chassis, elevating the chassis to the rack using a mechanical lift, pushing the chassis onto the rack, and then securing the chassis to the rack.
  • Page 106: Required Tools And Equipment

    “Unpacking and Inspecting a New Switch” section on page 4-3. Required Tools and Equipment You need the following tools and equipment to install the Cisco Nexus 7010 chassis: Mechanical lift capable of lifting at least 550 pounds (250 kg) •...
  • Page 107: Installing The Chassis

    Note kg), onto and off the mechanical lift and rack. Installing the Chassis To install a Cisco Nexus 7010 chassis in a four-post rack or cabinet, follow these steps: Load the chassis onto a mechanical lift as follows: Step 1 Position the mechanical lift next to the shipping pallet that holds the chassis.
  • Page 108 Use a Phillips screwdriver to screw in four M6 x 19-mm or 12-24 x 3/4-inch screws in each of the two chassis mounting brackets (use a total of eight screws for two mounting brackets) as shown in Figure 4-4. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 4-10 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 109: Grounding The Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis

    Grounding the Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis The Cisco Nexus 7010 system is grounded through the AC power supply cables and one of two grounding connections on the chassis. The AC power supply cables provide a connection to an earth ground whenever you connect the AC power to the system.
  • Page 110: Prerequisites For Grounding The Chassis

    Before you can ground the chassis, you must have a connection to the earth ground for the data center building. If you installed the Cisco Nexus 7010 chassis into a bonded rack (see the rack manufacturer’s instructions for more information) that now has a connection to the data center earth ground, you can ground the chassis by connecting its grounding ports to the rack.
  • Page 111 Figure 4-6 Grounding Pad on the Front of the Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis Grounding pad Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide...
  • Page 112: Connecting Your Esd Wrist Strap To The Chassis

    Installing a Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis Grounding the Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis Figure 4-7 Grounding Pad on the Rear of the Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis Grounding pad Step 5 Prepare the other end of the grounding wire and connect it to an appropriate grounding point in your site to ensure an adequate earth ground for the switch.
  • Page 113 Chapter 4 Installing a Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis Grounding the Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis Figure 4-8 ESD Grounding Ports on the Front of the Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis ESD grounding port Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 4-15...
  • Page 114: Installing Storage Media In A Supervisor Module

    Installing Storage Media in a Supervisor Module Each supervisor module on a Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switch is shipped with a CompactFlash card installed in the LOG FLASH reader (Supervisor 1 modules) or a USB drive installed in the LOG FLASH reader (Supervisor 2 and Supervisor 2E modules).
  • Page 115: Installing The Front Doors And Frame Assembly

    Make sure that the card or USB drive is fully inserted inside the reader. If it is fully inserted, either format the card (see the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide) or replace the storage media with another that is properly formatted for the reader.
  • Page 116 For each of the two front doors, match the two alignment pins on the door frame to the alignment holes on the chassis. Position each door frame immediately under the cable management area (see Figure 4-12). Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 4-18 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 117 Place door frame on front edge of chassis and immediately under the cable management area. Cable management area. Tighten three screws for each door frame (see Figure 4-13). Step 3 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 4-19 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 118 Remove the EMI panel by unscrewing its four captive screws until each is free of the chassis (see Figure 4-14). Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 4-20 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 119 EMI panel. Screw in a screw in each of these two screw holes so that the side frame assembly is attached to the EMI panel. Repeat this step for the other side of the EMI panel. See Figure 4-15. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 4-21 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 120 Realign the EMI panel to the air intake area on the chassis, screw its four captive screws to the chassis, and tighten the captive screws to 8 in-lb (0.9 N·m). Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 4-22...
  • Page 121: Installing The Air Filter

    Installing a Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis Installing the Air Filter Installing the Air Filter You can install the optional air filter while the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series system is operational. Only the Cisco Nexus 7010 switch includes an optional air filter. Note...
  • Page 122 Chapter 4 Installing a Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis Installing the Air Filter Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 4-24 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 123 Installing a Cisco Nexus 7018 Chassis This chapter describes how to install a new or relocated Cisco Nexus 7018 chassis in a rack or cabinet. For information about installing other Cisco Nexus 7000 Series chassis or power supplies, see the following chapters: Chapter 2, “Installing a Cisco Nexus 7004 Chassis”...
  • Page 124: Preparing To Install The Switch

    Installing a Cisco Nexus 7018 Chassis Preparing to Install the Switch Required Tools Before you install the Cisco Nexus 7018 chassis into a rack, make sure that you have the following tools and equipment: • Mechanical lift capable of lifting 700 pounds (318 kg...
  • Page 125: Unpacking And Inspecting A New Chassis

    Unpacking and Inspecting a New Chassis Before you install a new Cisco Nexus 7018 chassis, you need to unpack and inspect it to be sure that you have all the items that you ordered and verify that the switch was not damaged during shipment. If anything is damaged or missing, contact your customer representative immediately.
  • Page 126: Installing The Bottom-support Rails On The Rack

    Installing the Bottom-Support Rails on the Rack The bottom-support rails hold the Cisco Nexus 7018 chassis on the rack or cabinet. To maximize the stability of the rack, you must attach these rails at the lowest possible rack unit (RU).
  • Page 127 Make sure that the two bottom-support rails are level with one another. If they are not level, adjust the Note higher rail down to the level of the lower rail. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 128 Phillips screws on each end of each rail (using a total of 16 screws for both brackets) as shown in Figure 5-2. Tighten each screw to a maximum of 40 in-lb [4.5 N·m]) of torque. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 129: Installing The Chassis

    Before you install the chassis, you must make sure that the following items are available for the installation: Data center ground is accessible where you are installing the Cisco Nexus 7018 chassis. • Four-post, 19-inch EIA rack or cabinet that includes such a rack.
  • Page 130: Required Tools And Equipment

    “Unpacking and Inspecting a New Chassis” section on page 5-3. Required Tools and Equipment You need the following tools and equipment to install the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series chassis: Mechanical lift capable of lifting 700 pounds (318 kg) • You must use a mechanical lift to lift a switch weighing over 120 pounds (55 kg).
  • Page 131: Installing The Chassis

    Installing the Chassis To install a Cisco Nexus 7018 chassis in a four-post rack or cabinet, follow these steps: To lighten the chassis, we recommend that you remove the fan trays from the chassis. The electronics on Step 1 these modules are well sealed from damage but you must still be careful not to damage their connectors.
  • Page 132 Use the third person to be sure that the back end of the chassis does not get caught on the expansion edge of the bottom support rails. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 5-10 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 133 Make sure that the screw holes in the chassis mounting brackets align with the screw holes in the vertical Step 7 mounting rails. If you need to reposition the chassis to align the screw holes, you can use the handles on the sides of the chassis. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 5-11 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 134 (use a total of 18 screws for two mounting brackets) as shown in Figure 5-4. Tighten each screw to a maximum of 40 in-lb [4.5 N·m] of torque. Figure 5-4 Attaching the Cisco Nexus 7018 Chassis to the Rack Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 5-12 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 135: Grounding The Cisco Nexus 7018 Chassis

    (use a total of 18 screws) Grounding the Cisco Nexus 7018 Chassis The Cisco Nexus 7018 system is grounded through the AC power supply cables and one of two grounding connections on the chassis. The AC power supply cables provide a connection to an earth ground whenever you connect the AC power to the system.
  • Page 136: Connecting The System Ground

    Ensure that the grounding lug and the grounding wire do not interfere with other switch hardware or rack equipment. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 5-14 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 137: Connecting Your Esd Wrist Strap To The Chassis

    Connecting Your ESD Wrist Strap to the Chassis After you connect the chassis to the earth ground, you can ground your ESD wrist strap by plugging it into the ESD port shown in Figure 5-7. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 5-15 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 138: Installing The Cable Management Frame

    ESD grounding port Installing the Cable Management Frame After you have fully installed the Cisco Nexus 7018 switch chassis in the rack or cabinet (see the “Installing the Chassis” section on page 5-7), you can install the cable management frame on the front of the chassis.
  • Page 139 Attach a lower cable management assembly (800-31343-01) onto the two hooks that protrude from the Step 1 lower half of the left rack-mount bracket that is attached to the Cisco Nexus 7018 switch chassis, and loosely fasten the assembly to the chassis with four flat-head M4x10 screws as shown in Figure 5-8.
  • Page 140 Attach an upper cable management assembly (800-31342-01) onto the two hooks that protrude from the Step 3 upper half of the left rack-mount bracket that is attached to the Cisco Nexus 7018 switch chassis, and loosely fasten the assembly to the chassis with four flat-head M4x10 screws as shown in Figure 5-9.
  • Page 141 Figure 5-11. Push the top hood toward the chassis so that its alignment pins enter the alignment holes and the top hood rests against the chassis. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 5-19 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 142 Positioning the Top Hood with the Upper Cable Management Assemblies and the Switch Chassis Alignment pins Alignment holes Use four M4x8 pan-head screws to loosely fasten the top hood to the chassis as shown in Figure 5-12. Step 6 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 5-20 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 143: Installing The Front Door And Air Intake Frame

    Also, make sure that the cable management frame is aligned to the vertical sides of the chassis and that the cable management hood is level when you install those components. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 5-21...
  • Page 144 Installing a Cisco Nexus 7018 Chassis Installing the Front Door and Air Intake Frame To install the front door and air intake frame to the Cisco Nexus 7018 cable management system, follow these steps: Position the left door stopper (700-27454-01) on the middle of the left cable management frame and...
  • Page 145 Position the hinge bracket (700-28491-01) at the bottom of the cable management frame and the chassis Step 3 as shown in Figure 5-15. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 5-23 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 146 Positioning the Hinge Bracket to the Cable Management Frame and Chassis Alignment pins Alignment holes Attach the bracket to the chassis with eight loosely fastened M4x8 screws, as shown in Figure 5-16. Step 4 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 5-24 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 147 Fasten the four ball-point studs (51-5008-01), each one with a washer (49-0430-01), to the bottom Step 7 portion of the chassis, one stud by each corner of the air intake area as shown in Figure 5-17. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 5-25 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 148 Align the air intake frame to the four ball-point studs and press the frame onto the chassis as shown in Step 8 Figure 5-18. The captive screws on the air-intake frame should align with their screw holes in the chassis. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 5-26 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 149 The double-hinge door can be installed and opened on either side. The figures in this procedure show Note how to install the door on the left side first, but you can use the instructions to install it on either side. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 5-27 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 150 See Figure 5-20. This action locks the latches around the hinge pins so that you no longer need to hold the door onto the chassis. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 5-28 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 151 Open the door handle on the open side of the door until it clicks. This action opens the latches on the Step 13 open side of the door. See Figure 5-21. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 5-29 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 152 If you do not hear the latches click, press the door at the handle to fully close it and to activate the latches. Test the door to make sure that it is fully secured to the four hinge pins. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 5-30...
  • Page 153: Installing Storage Media In A Supervisor Module

    Installing Storage Media in a Supervisor Module Each supervisor module on a Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switch is shipped with a CompactFlash card installed in the LOG FLASH reader (Supervisor 1 modules) or a USB drive installed in the LOG FLASH reader (Supervisor 2 and Supervisor 2E modules).
  • Page 154 Make sure that the card or USB drive is fully inserted inside the reader. If it is fully inserted, either format the card (see the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series NX-OS Fundamentals Configuration Guide) or replace the storage media with another that is properly formatted for the reader.
  • Page 155: Chapter 6 Installing Power Supplies

    Installing Power Supplies This chapter describes how to install AC and DC power supplies in any Cisco Nexus 7000 Series chassis. The AC power supplies convert the AC power from your facility to DC power for use in the chassis; the DC power supplies take DC power from your facility for use in the chassis.
  • Page 156: Installing Power Supplies

    Installing Power Supplies You can install two or more power supplies in each Cisco Nexus 7000 Series chassis. If you leave any power supply slots empty, you must install a blank filler plate in those slots to maintain the designed airflow.
  • Page 157: Connecting An Ac Power Supply To Ac Power Sources

    Connecting an AC Power Supply to AC Power Sources If you are powering your Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switch with 3-, 6-, or 7.5-kW AC power supplies, you must connect those power supplies to an AC power source. When you connect the power cable to the AC power grid and the power supply, the power supply is automatically grounded through this cable.
  • Page 158 (see Appendix C, “Accessory Kits Contents”). If you do not have the correct cables, contact Cisco TAC. Warning Read the installation instructions before connecting the system to the power source. Statement 1004 This section includes the following topics: •...
  • Page 159: Prerequisites For Connecting Ac Power Supplies To Ac Power Sources

    250V, 20 A Statement 1005 Step 4 Turn the power supply switch from standby to on (from 0 to 1 as labelled on the power switch). Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 160: Connecting A 6-kw Ac Power Supply To Ac Power Sources

    INPUT and OUTPUT power supply LEDs are lit and the FAULT LED is not lit or flashing. For an explanation of all the power supply LEDs and the conditions that they indicate, see Table D-6 on page D-6. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 161: Connecting A 7.5-kw Ac Power Supply To Ac Power Sources

    AC power source, and then turn the power switch back to ON. The Input and Output LEDs for the connected power supplies should be green and the Fault LED should be off. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 162: Connecting A Dc Power Supply To Dc Power Sources

    Connecting a DC Power Supply to DC Power Sources To power your Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switch with DC power supplies, you must first ground the power supplies and then connect the power supplies to a DC power source. You can then connect the power supply directly to DC power sources or indirectly through a power interface unit (PIU), which is connected to a DC power source.
  • Page 163 Prepare the other end of the grounding wire and connect it to an appropriate grounding point in your site Step 5 to ensure an adequate earth ground for the power supply. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide OL-23069-07...
  • Page 164: Connecting A Dc Power Supply Directly To Dc Power Sources

    You configure an extra power supply and you connect all of the power supplies to two grids, as shown in Figure 6-6. Figure 6-3, Figure 6-4, Figure 6-5, and Figure 6-6 show the required power supplies in black and Note optional power supplies in gray. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 6-10 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 165 (each cable for 3 kW of power) DC power source Connections required for 6 kW of available power Connections required for 3 kW of available power Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 6-11 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 166 Connection for available power (for a minimum of 3 kW) Redundant power supply Power supply redundancy connection (power connection at least equals the power connection for any power supply providing available power) Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 6-12 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 167 DC power grid and supply, each power cable connects to a separate the other half connected to another DC power power grid) grid) Two DC power grids Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 6-13 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 168 (PIU) in a rack where the power cable can connect it to the power supply (see the “Connecting a Power Supply to DC Power Sources through a Power Interface Unit” section on page 6-18). Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 6-14 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 169: Connecting A 3-kw Dc Power Supply Directly To Dc Power Sources

    The power cables required for a 6-kW DC power supply are shipped with the power supply. If you did Note not receive the correct cables for a 6-kW DC power supply, contact Cisco TAC. You must supply the power cables for a 3-kW DC power supply.
  • Page 170 For the powered down circuits connected to the power supplies, turn on the power at the circuit breaker. Step 7 The Input 1 (IN1) and Input 2 (IN2) LEDs turn on each connected power supply. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 6-16 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 171: Connecting A 6-kw Dc Power Supply To A Dc Power Source

    Be sure uninsulated conductors are not accessible when cover is in place. Statement 1075 Connect one or two power cables (Cisco part number N7K-DC-CAB=) to the DC power supply and the Step 4 DC power grid. Each cable has one plug that connects two fully isolated 1.5 kW input modules to a DC power supply for 3 kW of power.
  • Page 172: Connecting A Power Supply To Dc Power Sources Through A Power Interface Unit

    Turn the power switch on the DC power supply from STBY to ON. The LEDs should flash and then the Step 6 Output LED should turn on in addition to the Input LEDs. If the FAULT LED is lit or flashing, call Cisco TAC for assistance. Connecting a Power Supply to DC Power Sources through a Power Interface Unit...
  • Page 173 3-kW DC power supply (1 to 4) 6-kW DC power supply (1 to 4) Power Interface Unit (PIU) Connections for 3 kW of available power DC power grid Connections for 6 kW of available power Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 6-19 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 174 DC power grid Connections for 3 kW of reserve power (power supply redundancy at least equals the power provided by the power supply providing the maximum amount of available power) Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 6-20 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 175 6-kW DC power supply (1 to 4) Power interface unit (PIU) Connections for 3 kW of available power Two DC power grids Connections for 3 kW of reserve power (input source redundancy) Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 6-21 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 176: Required Tools And Equipment

    Installing the PIU in a Rack, page 6-23 • Grounding the PIU, page 6-25 • Connecting the DC Power Supply to a Power Source Through a PIU, page 6-26 • Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 6-22 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 177: Required Tools And Equipment

    Installing the PIU in a Rack To install a PIU in a rack, follow these steps: Position and fasten the two mounting brackets in one of four ways shown in Figure 6-12. Step 1 Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 6-23 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 178 Fasten the PIU to the rack using four M6 x 19 mm screws or four 12-24 x 3/4 inch screws, as shown in Step 3 Figure 6-13. Tighten each screw to 40 in-lb (4.5 N·m). Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 6-24 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 179: Grounding The Piu

    40 in-lb (4.5 N·m). Figure 6-14 shows the location of the grounding pads on the PIU. Ensure that the grounding lug and the grounding wire do not interfere with other PIU equipment. Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide 6-25 OL-23069-07...
  • Page 180: Connecting The Dc Power Supply To A Power Source Through A Piu

    PIU, remove 0.75 in. (19 mm) of insulation from the cut end, and reattach the spade connector to the bare ends. Cisco