PA-E3 Serial Port Adapter Installation and Configuration
Preface: PA-E3 Serial Port Adapter Installation and Configuration
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Preface

Table Of Contents

Preface

Document Revision History

Objectives

Organization

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines


Preface


This preface describes the objectives and organization of this document and explains how to find additional information on related products and services. This preface contains the following sections:

Document Revision History

Objectives

Organization

Related Documentation

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines

Document Revision History

The Document Revision History table below, beginning with version OL-3502-04, records technical changes to this document.

Document Version
Date
Change Summary

OL-3502-04

April, 2007

Adds Cisco 7201 router information.


Objectives

This document describes how to install and configure the PA-E3 serial port adapters (PA-E3 and PA-2E3), hereafter referred to as the PA-E3 which are used in the following platforms:

Catalyst 5000 family switches with the Route Switch Module (RSM)/second-generation Versatile Interface Processor (VIP2)

Catalyst 6000 family FlexWAN module in the Catalyst 6000 family switches

Cisco 7100 series routers, consisting of the Cisco 7120 series and Cisco 7140 series

Cisco 7200 series routers and Cisco 7200 VXR routers, consisting of the two-slot Cisco 7202, four-slot Cisco 7204 and Cisco 7204VXR, and the six-slot Cisco 7206 and the Cisco 7206VXR

Cisco uBR7200 series universal broadband routers, consisting of the three-slot Cisco uBR7223 and the six-slot Cisco uBR7246 and Cisco uBR7246VXR.

Cisco 7201 router

Cisco 7301 router

Cisco 7304 PCI Port Adapter Carrier Card in the Cisco 7304 router

Cisco 7401ASR router

VIP in Cisco 7500 series routers and Cisco 7000 series routers with the 7000 Series Route Switch Processor (RSP7000) and 7000 Series Chassis Interface (RSP7000CI)

Organization

This document contains the following chapters:

Section
Title
Description

Chapter 1

Overview

Describes the PA-E3 and its LED displays, cables, and receptacles.

Chapter 2

Preparing for Installation

Describes safety considerations, tools required, and procedures you should perform before the actual installation.

Chapter 3

Removing and Installing Port Adapters

Describes the procedures for installing and removing PA-E3 port adapters in the supported platforms.

Chapter 4

Configuring the PA-E3

Provides instructions for configuring the PA-E3 on the supported platforms.


Related Documentation

Your router or switch and the Cisco IOS software running on it contain extensive features and functionality, which are documented in the following resources:

Cisco IOS software:

For configuration information and support, refer to the modular configuration and modular command reference publications in the Cisco IOS software configuration documentation set that corresponds to the software release installed on your Cisco hardware.


Note You can access Cisco IOS software configuration and hardware installation and maintenance documentation on the World Wide Web at http://www.cisco.com, http://www-china.cisco.com, or http://www-europe.cisco.com.


Catalyst 5000 family switches with RSM/VIP2:

For an online directory to quickly access documents for Cisco Catalyst 5000 series switches, refer to the Cisco Catalyst 5000 Series Switches Install and Upgrade Guides index at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps679/prod_installation_guides_list.html

For hardware installation and maintenance information, refer to the following documents:

Route Switch Module Catalyst VIP2-15 and VIP2-40 Installation and Configuration Note

Catalyst 5000 Series Route Switch Module Installation and Configuration Note

The installation and configuration guide and quick start for your Cisco Catalyst 5000 series switch

Catalyst 6000 family switches with FlexWAN module:

For an online directory to quickly access documents for Cisco Catalyst 6000 family switches, refer to the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches Documentation Roadmaps index at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps708/products_documentation_roadmaps_list.html

For hardware installation and maintenance information, refer to the following documents:

Catalyst 6000 Family FlexWAN Module Installation and Configuration Note

The hardware and software publications for your Catalyst 6000 family switch

Cisco 7000 series routers:

For an online directory to quickly access documents for Cisco 7000 series routers, refer to the Cisco 7000 Series Routers Introduction index at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps332/tsd_products_support_eol_series_home.html

For hardware installation and maintenance information, refer to the following documents:

Cisco 7000 Hardware Installation and Maintenance for your router.

Second-Generation Versatile Interface Processor (VIP2) Installation and Configuration

Fourth-Generation Versatile Interface Processor (VIP4) Installation and Configuration

Versatile Interface Processor (VIP6-80) Installation and Configuration Guide

Cisco 7100 series routers:

For an online directory to quickly access documents for Cisco 7100 series routers, refer to the Cisco 7100 Series Documentation roadmap at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/vpndevc/ps333/products_product_index09186a00800fa142.html

For hardware installation and configuration information refer to the Cisco 7100 Series VPN Router Installation and Configuration Guide.

For information on setting up a Virtual Private Network, refer to the Cisco 7100 Series VPN Configuration Guide.

Cisco 7200 series routers:

For an online directory to quickly access documents for Cisco 7200 series routers, refer to the Cisco 7200 Series Routers Documentation Roadmap at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps341/products_documentation_roadmap09186a00801c0915.html

For hardware installation and configuration information (including the Cisco 7206 or Cisco 7206VXR as a router shelf in a Cisco AS5800 Universal Access Server), refer to the online installation and configuration guide and quick start for your Cisco 7200 series router.

For port adapter hardware and memory configuration guidelines, refer to the Cisco 7200 Series Port Adapter Hardware Configuration Guidelines.

For information on network processing engines or network services engines, refer to the Network Processing Engine and Network Services Engine Installation and Configuration document.

Cisco 7200 VXR routers:

For an online directory to quickly access documents for Cisco 7200 VXR routers, refer to the Cisco 7200 Series Routers Documentation Roadmap at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps341/products_documentation_roadmap09186a00801c0915.html

For hardware installation and maintenance information, refer to the Cisco 7200 VXR Installation and Configuration Guide or the Cisco 7200 VXR Routers Quick Start Guide.

Cisco uBR7200 series routers:

For an online directory to quickly access documents for Cisco uBR7200 Universal Broadband routers, refer to the Cisco uBR7200 Universal Broadband Router Documentation Roadmap at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/cable/ps2217/products_documentation_roadmap09186a00805e0d0c.html

Cisco 7201 router:

For an online directory to quickly access documents for the Cisco 7201 router, refer to the Cisco 7201 Router Documentation Roadmap at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/customer/products/hw/routers/ps341/products_documentation_roadmap09186a00807f635a.html

For hardware installation and maintenance information, refer to the Cisco 7201 Installation and Configuration Guide or the Cisco 7201 Router Quick Start Guide.

Cisco 7301 router:

For an online directory to quickly access documents for the Cisco 7301 router, refer to the Cisco 7301 Internet Router Documentation Roadmap at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps352/products_documentation_roadmap09186a00801c0f21.html

For hardware installation and maintenance information, refer to the Cisco 7301 Installation and Configuration Guide or the Cisco 7301 Router Quick Start Guide.

Cisco 7304 PCI port adapter carrier card in Cisco 7304 router:

For an online directory to quickly access documents for the Cisco 7304 PCI Port Adapter Carrier Card in the Cisco 7301 router, refer to the Cisco 7304 Router Line Card, Carrier Card, Port Adapter, Modular Services Card, and Shared Port Adapter Documentation Roadmap at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps352/products_documentation_roadmap09186a00801c0f5e.html

For hardware installation and maintenance information, refer to the Cisco 7304 PCI Port Adapter Carrier Card Installation and Configuration Guide.

Cisco 7401ASR router:

For an online directory to quickly access documents for the Cisco 7401ASR router, refer to the Cisco 7401ASR Router Documentation Roadmap at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps354/products_documentation_roadmap09186a00801c0fd5.html

For hardware installation and maintenance information, refer to the Cisco 7401ASR Installation and Configuration Guide or the Cisco 7401ASR Router Quick Start Guide.

Cisco 7500 series routers:

For an online directory to quickly access documents for the Cisco 7500 series routers, refer to the Cisco 7500 Series Routers Documentation Roadmap at the following URL:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps359/products_documentation_roadmap09186a00801c0f9b.html

For hardware installation and maintenance information, refer to the following documents:

Cisco 7500 Series Installation and Configuration Guide or the quick start for your Cisco 7500 series router.

Second-Generation Versatile Interface Processor (VIP2) Installation and Configuration

Fourth-Generation Versatile Interface Processor (VIP4) Installation and Configuration

Versatile Interface Processor (VIP6-80) Installation and Configuration Guide

For international agency compliance, safety, and statutory information for WAN interfaces, refer to the following documents. Use the documentation roadmap for your particular router to link to the appropriate documents for your router:

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Catalyst 5000 Family Switches

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Catalyst 6000 Family Switches

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco 7000 Series Routers

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for Cisco 7100 Series VPN Routers

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco 7200 Series Routers

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco uBR7200 Series Universal Broadband Routers

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco 7301 Internet Router

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco 7304 Internet Router

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco 7401ASR Internet Router

Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco 7500 Series Routers

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines

For information on obtaining documentation, obtaining support, providing documentation feedback, security guidelines, and also recommended aliases and general Cisco documents, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised technical documentation at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html