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Cisco CRS 4/8-Slot Line Card Chassis Performance Route Processor Data Sheet

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Product Overview

The Cisco® Carrier Routing System (CRS) Performance Route Processor is the next-generation route processor for all Cisco CRS four-slot and eight-slot platforms. It is the first Cisco CRS route processor to offer the speed of the Intel® Xeon® dual-core processor. With 6 or 12 GB of double-data-rate 3 (DDR3) error-correcting code (ECC) memory, this performance route processor provides extremely fast routing performance at exceptional scale for the largest core and edge applications. The multicore design and speed allow you to achieve high scaling levels for all applications, such as Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and Interior Gateway Protocols (IGP), Multiprotocol Label Switch Traffic Engineering (MPLS-TE), Cisco NetFlow, Lawful Intercept, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP), or Extensible Mark-up Language (XML) monitoring, without adversely affecting routing performance.

The Cisco CRS Performance Route Processor (Figure 1) uses the award-winning Cisco IOS® XR Software, which is a fully modular, fully distributed internetwork operating system that uses a memory-protected, microkernel-based architecture and control-plane distribution that allow the system to scale.

The performance route processor includes a pair of solid state drives (SSDs) for fast software installation and boot-up. Like the ECC memory, which protects against memory errors, the dual SSDs guard against drive failure by mirroring the boot partition that stores the Cisco IOS XR Software.

Figure 1.      Cisco CRS 4/8-Slot Line Card Chassis Performance Route Processor

Features and Benefits

This route processor offers many advantages:

   Powered by Cisco IOS XR Software

   Designed for always-on operation

   High-performance Intel Xeon dual-core CPU for fast multithreaded software processing

   Redundant and fast SSD storage system

   Supported across all the Cisco CRS 4-slot and 8-slot form factors

   External USB port for easy access to USB flash memory devices for software image loading and recovery

   Optimized for peer-to-peer edge and core applications

Product Specifications

Table 1 provides specifications for the Cisco CRS 4/8-Slot Line Card Chassis Performance Route Processor.

Table 1.       Product Specifications

Description

Specification

Chassis compatibility

All Cisco CRS-1, CRS-3, and CRS-X 4-Slot and 8-Slot Line Card Chassis

Software compatibility

Cisco IOS XR Software Release 4.0.2PX, 4.1.0PX, or later for Cisco CRS-1 and CRS-3

Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.1.1 for CRS-X

Connectivity

  Console port (RJ-45 connector)
  Auxiliary port (RJ-45 connector)
  10, 100, and 1000 Gigabit Ethernet management port (RJ-45 connector)
  Two 10, 100, and 1000 Gigabit Ethernet ports (1000BASE-LX Small Form-Factor Pluggable [SFP]-LC connector, 10 km) for control plane connectivity
  10, 100, and 1000 Gigabit Ethernet service port (RJ-45 connector)
  Embedded USB (eUSB) 2.0 port (high-speed)

Memory

  6 GB or 12 GB of ECC protected DDR3 route memory (not upgradable)
  Two 32-GB SSDs (internal)

Options

Third-party external USB flash drive

Performance

Intel Xeon C3528 dual-core processor at 1.73 GHz (64-bit microarchitecture)

Reliability and availability

Hardware:

  1:1 route processor redundancy
  Disk mirrored Cisco IOS XR boot partition
  ECC-protected route memory

Software:

  Cisco Nonstop Forwarding (NSF)
  Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) and Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)
  Online insertion and removal (OIR)
  Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Fast Reroute (FRR)

MIBs

SNMP framework support:

  SNMPv1
  SNMPv2c
  SNMPv3
  MIB II, including interface extensions (RFC 1213)
  SNMP-FRAMEWORK-MIB
  SNMP-TARGET-MIB
  SNMP-NOTIFICATION-MIB

System management:

  CISCO- BULK-FILE-MIB
  CISCO-CONFIG-COPY-MIB
  CISCO-CONFIG-MAN-MIB
  CISCO-FLASH-MIB
  CISCO-MEMORY-POOL-MIB
  Cisco FTP Client MIB
  Cisco Process MIB
  Cisco Syslog MIB
  CISCO-SYSTEM-MIB
  CISCO-CDP-MIB
  IF-MIB (RFC 2233/RFC 2863)
  SNMP-USM-MIB
  SNMP-VACM-MIB

Chassis:

  ENTITY-MIB (RFC 2737)
  CISCO-entity-asset-MIB
  CISCO-entity-sensor-MIB
  CISCO-FRU-MIB (Cisco-Entity-FRU-Control-MIB)

Fabric:

  CISCO-Fabric-HFR-MIB
  CISCO-Fabric-Mcast-MIB
  CISCO-Fabric-Mcast-Appl-MIB

Routing protocols:

  BGP4-MIB Version 1
  OSPFv1-MIB (RFC 1253)
  CISCO-IETF-IP-FORWARDING-MIB
  IP-MIB (was RFC 2011-MIB)
  TCP-MIB (RFC 2012)
  UDP-MIB
  CISCO-HSRP-EXT-MIB
  CISCO-HSRP-MIB

QoS:

  MQC-MIB (Cisco Class-Based QoS MIB)
  CISCO-PING-MIB

MPLS:

  MPLS-LDP-MIB
  MPLS-LSR-MIB
  MPLS-TE-MIB

Traps:

  RFC 1157
  Authentication
  Linkup
  Linkdown
  Coldstart
  Warmstart

Network management

  Cisco IOS XR Software command-line interface (CLI)
  SNMP
  XML interface
  Cisco Active Network Abstraction (ANA)

Programmatic interfaces

XML schema support

Physical dimensions

  Weight: 8.75 lb (3.96 kg)
  Height: 20.6 in. (52.2 cm)
  Width: 1.3875 in. (3.524 cm)
  Depth: 11.2 in. (28.4 cm)

Power

Maximum 175W

Environmental conditions

Storage temperature: -40 to 158°F (-40 to 70°C)

Operating temperature:

  Normal: 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
  Short-term: 23 to 122°F (-5 to 50°C)

Relative humidity:

  Normal: 5 to 85%
  Short-term: 5 to 90% but not to exceed 0.024 kg water per kg of dry air

Short-term refers to a period of not more than 96 consecutive hours or a total of 360 hours but not more than 15 instances in 1 year.

Approvals and compliance

Safety standards:

  UL/CSA/IEC/EN 60950-1
  AS/NZS 60950.1
  IEC/EN 60825 Laser Safety
  FDA Code of Federal Regulations Laser Safety

EMI:

  FCC Class A
  ICES 003 Class A
  AS/NZS CISPR 22 Class A
  ISPR 22 (EN55022) Class A
  VCCI Class A
  IEC/EN 61000-3-2: Power Line Harmonics
  IEC/EN 61000-3-3: Voltage Fluctuations and Flicker

Immunity (basic standards):

  IEC/EN-61000-4-2: Electrostatic Discharge Immunity (8-kV contact, 15-kV air)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-3: Radiated Immunity (10V/m)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-4: Electrical Fast Transient Immunity (2-kV power, 1-kV signal)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-5: Surge AC Port (4-kV CM, 2-kV DM)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-5: Signal Ports (1 kV)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-5: Surge DC Port (1 kV)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-6: Immunity to Conducted Disturbances (10 Vrms)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-8: Power Frequency Magnetic Field Immunity (30A/m)
  IEC/EN-61000-4-11: Voltage Dips, Short Interruptions, and Voltage Variations

ETSI and EN:

  EN300 386: Telecommunications Network Equipment (EMC)
  EN55022: Information Technology Equipment (Emissions)
  EN55024: Information Technology Equipment (Immunity)
  EN50082-1/EN-61000-6-1: Generic Immunity Standard

Network Equipment Building Standards (NEBS); this product is designed to meet the following requirements (qualification in progress):

  SR-3580: NEBS Criteria Levels (Level 3)
  GR-1089-CORE: NEBS EMC and Safety
  GR-63-CORE: NEBS Physical Protection

System Requirements

Table 2 lists the system requirements for the route processor.

Table 2.       System Requirements

Description

Specification

Disk space

Two 32-GB SSDs

Hardware

All Cisco CRS 4-Slot or 8-Slot Line Card Chassis (CRS-1, CRS-3, or CRS-X)

Memory

6 or 12 GB of route processor memory (not upgradable)

Software

Cisco IOS XR Software Release 4.0.2PX, 4.1.0PX, or later for Cisco CRS-1 and CRS-3

Cisco IOS XR Software Release 5.1.1 for CRS-X

Warranty Information

Find warranty information on Cisco.com at the Product Warranties page.

Ordering Information

Table 3 provides ordering information. To place an order, visit the Cisco Ordering homepage. To download software, visit the Cisco Software Center.

Table 3.       Ordering Information

Product Name

Part Number

Cisco CRS Series 4/8-Slot Line Card Chassis Performance Route Processor (6 GB)

CRS-8-PRP-6G

Cisco CRS Series 4/8-Slot Line Card Chassis Performance Route Processor (6 GB, spare)

CRS-8-PRP-6G=

Cisco CRS Series 4/8-Slot Line Card Chassis Performance Route Processor (12 GB)

CRS-8-PRP-12G

Cisco CRS Series 4/8-Slot Line Card Chassis Performance Route Processor (12 GB, spare)

CRS-8-PRP-12G=

Cisco Gigabit Interface Small Form-Factor Pluggable; with DOM

GLC-LH-SMD

Cisco Gigabit Interface Small Form-Factor Pluggable; with DOM (spare)

GLC-LH-SMD=

Cisco CRS Performance Route Processor Upgrade Cable

CRS-PRP-UPG-CAB

End-of-sale and end-of-life announcement for selected Cisco Gigabit Ethernet SFP modules: http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/modules/ps5455/eol_c51-698060.html.

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For More Information

For more information about the Cisco CRS 4/8-Slot Line Card Chassis Performance Route Processor, the Cisco CRS Family, or other available interfaces, visit http://www.cisco.com/go/crs or contact your local account representative.