This document describes the physical serial and product number labels
found on the Cisco ONS 15454. This document helps you to locate and identify
the labels and, once found, to accurately interpret them.
There are no specific requirements for this document.
This document is not restricted to specific software and hardware
The information in this document was created from the devices in a
specific lab environment. All of the devices used in this document started with
a cleared (default) configuration. If your network is live, make sure that you
understand the potential impact of any command.
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On all of the Cisco ONS 15454 line cards (such as Common, Electrical,
Optical, and Ethernet Packet over SONET [EPOS]), the serial and part number
labels can be identified with a bar code that is printed on a white label. This
label is typically on the component side of each assembly. These labels are
typically placed on the top edge of the Cisco ONS 15454 line cards.
The serial number is defined as such:
FAA—Flextronics, San Jose, CA. (Depending on the
manufacturer, these first three digits can vary.)
NN—The number of years Flextronics has been a Cisco
supplier. (For products built in year 2004, the number is
NN—The week number the product was
XXXX —A unique
This is an example of the serial number:
Note: For older Cerent (pre-Cisco) board assemblies, the serial or part
number label is found in the same location as that of the Cisco product.
However, the format of the serial and part number differs; the serial number is
six digits (for example, 123456) and the part number begins with number 87 or
89 (for example, 87-31-00005). There are a small number of these assemblies in
The part number is defined as such:
All final board assembly part numbers follow this format: 800-xxxxx-0x
xx. This is an example of a part number on a Cisco ONS 15454 line
You can find the fan tray serial and part numbers, as shown in this
photograph. The label is located on the outside sheet metal of the fan tray,
which is typically on the back of the fan tray.
Note: For older Cerent (pre-Cisco) fan tray assemblies, the serial or part
number label is located on the sheet metal on the front of the fan tray. The
format of the serial or part number differs from that of the Cisco assembly;
the serial number is six digits (for example, 123456) and the part number
begins with number 87 or 89 (for example, 89-01-00004). There are a small
number of these assemblies in the field.
You can find the shelf assembly serial and part number label inside the
door of the Cisco ONS 15454 shelf assembly, on the left side near the door
hinges, as shown here. It is easier to view this label if you completely remove
This is a close-up view of the serial and part number label in the
shelf assembly. This label also includes the shelf assembly Common Language
Equipment Identifier (CLEI) code information.
Note: For older Cerent (pre-Cisco) shelf assemblies, the serial and part
number format differs from that of the Cisco assembly; the serial number is six
digits (for example, 123456) and the part number begins with number 87 or 89
(89-01-00013). There are a small number of these assemblies in the
The search capabilities within
Cisco Service Contract
Center (CSCC) allow you to check the latest coverage and warranty status
of a part, view the product description, and also reference the shipment
history of an item. Once you access Cisco Service Contract Center, complete
Choose Serial Number in the Search CSCC drop down
menu located at the top right-corner of the screen.
Enter the serial number of the item you want to locate.
Your serial number results appear.
Refer to CSCC Search Tools and Serial Number Search Results Tip
Sheets for more information on how to perform searches with CSCC.
Note: Non-registered users can register at the
Cisco Service Contract