Cisco 10008 Router Hardware Installation Guide
Installing the Cisco 10008 Router
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Installing the Cisco 10008 Router

Table Of Contents

Installing the Cisco 10008 Router

Installation Methods

Rack-Mounting the Chassis

General Rack Installation Guidelines

Flush-Mounting in a 19-Inch Rack

Center-Mounting in a 19-Inch Rack

Center-Mounting in a 23-Inch Rack

Non-Rack Installation

Connecting the Chassis to Ground

Recommended Tools and Supplies

Attaching the Grounding Cable

Connecting DC Power to the Cisco 10008 Router

Recommended Tools and Supplies

Connecting AC Power to the Cisco 10008 Router

Connecting Alarm Indicators

Connecting a Video Terminal to the PRE Console Port

Connecting Network Management and Signal System Cables

Ethernet Network Management Cable Connections

Connecting to a 10BASE-T Ethernet Network

Connecting to a 100BASE-T Ethernet Network

Auxiliary Modem Connection

Data Network Cable Connections


Installing the Cisco 10008 Router


This chapter describes the procedures for installing the Cisco 10008 router on a tabletop or in equipment racks. It also describes how to connect interface and power cables, the proper way to power on the system, and installation troubleshooting procedures.


Note The illustrations in this guide depict the original Cisco 10008 chassis. Your chassis may appear or look slightly different, but the installation procedure is the same.


This chapter contains the following sections:

Installation Methods

Rack-Mounting the Chassis

Non-Rack Installation

Connecting the Chassis to Ground

Connecting DC Power to the Cisco 10008 Router

Connecting AC Power to the Cisco 10008 Router

Connecting Alarm Indicators

Connecting a Video Terminal to the PRE Console Port

Connecting Network Management and Signal System Cables

Installation Methods

Although rack-mounting is the preferred method of installation for the Cisco 10008 router, you can mount the router in an alternate location, such as on an equipment shelf or on a tabletop.

A rack-mount and cable-management kit is shipped with the Cisco 10008 router.

For mounting the chassis in a:

19-inch wide (standard), 4-post equipment rack or telco-type equipment rack, use the rack-mount brackets in the kit.

23-inch wide equipment rack, order optional rack-mount brackets to fit the 23-inch rack.

The cable-management bracket relieves the strain on interface cables connected to the PRE and line card modules in the chassis.

If you are installing the chassis on an equipment shelf, on a tabletop, or using mounting hardware other than that supplied with the chassis, then go to the "Non-Rack Installation" section.

Rack-Mounting the Chassis

Rack-mounting the chassis is the preferred method of installation for the Cisco 10008 router. This section explains how to install the rack-mount and cable-management bracket on the Cisco 10008 chassis for the following types of installations:

Flush-Mounting in a 19-Inch Rack

Center-Mounting in a 19-Inch Rack

Center-Mounting in a 23-Inch Rack (requires optional 23-inch bracket kit)

General Rack Installation Guidelines

When planning your rack installation, consider the following guidelines:

The Cisco 10008 chassis requires a minimum of 13 rack units (22.3 inches or 56.6 cm) of vertical rack space. Measure the proposed rack location before mounting the chassis in the rack.

Before using a particular rack, check for obstructions (such as a power strip) that could impair rack-mount installation. If a power strip does impair a rack-mount installation, remove the power strip before installing the chassis, and then replace it after the chassis is installed.

Allow sufficient clearance around the rack for maintenance. If the rack is mobile, you can push it back near a wall or cabinet for normal operation and pull it out for maintenance (installing or moving line cards, connecting cables, or replacing or upgrading components). Otherwise, allow 19 inches (48.3 cm) of clearance to remove FRUs.

Maintain a minimum clearance of 3 inches (7.62 cm) on the front, top, and sides of the chassis for the cooling air inlet and exhaust ports, respectively. Avoid placing the chassis in an overly congested rack or directly next to another equipment rack; otherwise, the heated exhaust air from other equipment can enter the inlet air vents and cause an overtemperature condition inside the router.


Caution To prevent chassis overheating, never install a Cisco 10008 router in an enclosed rack or room that is not properly ventilated or air conditioned.

Always install heavier equipment in the lower half of a rack to maintain a low center of gravity to prevent the rack from falling over.

Install and use the cable-management brackets included with the Cisco 10008 router to keep cables organized and out of the way of the line cards and PREs. Ensure that cables from other equipment already installed in the rack do not impair access to the cards, or require you to disconnect cables unnecessarily to perform equipment maintenance or upgrades.

Install rack stabilizers (if available) before you mount the chassis.

Provide an adequate chassis ground (earth) connection for your router chassis.

In addition to the preceding guidelines, review the precautions for avoiding excessive temperature conditions in the "Site Environmental Requirements" section.

Flush-Mounting in a 19-Inch Rack

The Cisco 10008 chassis can be flush-mounted in a 19-inch equipment rack using the rack-mounting kit provided with your system. The rack-mounting kit contains

Two mounting brackets

One cable management bracket

Mounting screws


Warning At least three people are required to mount the chassis in the equipment rack: two people are needed to hold the chassis in place while a third person tightens the mounting screws. Statement 234


When handling the chassis, always follow proper lifting practices as outlined in the "Electrical Safety" section.

Use the following procedure to flush-mount the Cisco 10008 chassis in a 19-inch equipment rack:

Figure 3-1 Attaching Chassis to Equipment Rack


Step 1 (Optional) Install a shelf in the rack to support the Cisco 10008 chassis. If you use a shelf, you can perform the installation with only two people.

Step 2 (Optional) Remove the blower module and the PEMs to make the chassis easier to lift.

Step 3 Lift the chassis into position between the rack posts (requires two people).

Step 4 Align the mounting bracket holes with the rack post holes (Figure 3-1) and attach the chassis to the rack (performed by the third person unless the chassis is resting on a shelf).

Figure 3-2 Attaching Cable Management Bracket

Step 5 Attach the cable management bracket to the bottom of the chassis (Figure 3-2).


Note The cable management bracket consists of two pieces (the cable guide and channel), and is shipped assembled. If you want to use the cable guide only, you can remove the channel by loosening the captive screws before attaching the cable guide to the chassis.


Step 6 Check that all

Ejector levers are in the closed position.

Chassis mounting screws are tight.

PRE and line card captive screws are tight.

Step 7 Go to the "Connecting the Chassis to Ground" section to continue the installation.


Center-Mounting in a 19-Inch Rack

The Cisco 10008 chassis can be center-mounted in a 19-inch equipment rack using the rack-mounting kit provided with your system. The rack-mounting kit contains

Two mounting brackets

One cable management bracket

Mounting screws

When handling the chassis, always follow proper lifting practices as outlined in the "Electrical Safety" section.


Warning At least three people are required to mount the chassis in the equipment rack: two people are needed to hold the chassis in place while a third person tightens the mounting screws. Statement 234


Use the following procedure to flush-mount the Cisco 10008 chassis in a 19-inch equipment rack:

Figure 3-3 Attaching Mounting Brackets to Chassis


Step 1 Attach the two mounting brackets to the chassis so the flanges are positioned at the center of the chassis (Figure 3-3).

Figure 3-4 Attaching Chassis to Equipment Rack

Step 2 Lift the chassis into position between the rack posts (requires two people).

Step 3 Align the mounting bracket holes with the rack post holes (Figure 3-4) and attach the chassis to the rack (performed by the third person).


Note The cable management bracket consists of two pieces (the cable guide and channel), and is shipped assembled. If you want to use the cable guide only, you can remove the channel by loosening the captive screws before attaching the cable guide to the chassis.


Figure 3-5 Attaching Cable Management Bracket

Step 4 Attach the cable management bracket to the bottom of the chassis (Figure 3-5).

Step 5 Check that all

Ejector levers are in the closed position.

Chassis mounting screws are tight.

PRE and line card captive screws are tight.

Step 6 Go to the "Connecting the Chassis to Ground" section to continue the installation.


Center-Mounting in a 23-Inch Rack

The Cisco 10008 chassis can be center-mounted in a 23-inch equipment rack using an optional rack-mounting kit (not provided with your system). The optional rack-mounting kit contains

Two mounting brackets

One cable management bracket

Mounting screws


Warning At least three people are required to mount the chassis in the equipment rack: two people are needed to hold the chassis in place while a third person tightens the mounting screws. Statement 234


Use the following procedure to flush-mount the Cisco 10008 chassis in a 23-inch equipment rack:

Figure 3-6 Attaching Mounting Brackets to Chassis


Step 1 Attach the two mounting brackets to the chassis so the flanges are positioned at the center of the chassis (Figure 3-6).

Figure 3-7 Attaching 23-inch Bracket Adapters

Step 2 Attach the optional 23-inch adapters to the mounting brackets (Figure 3-7).

Figure 3-8 Attaching Chassis to Equipment Rack

Step 3 Lift the chassis into position between the rack posts (requires two people).

Step 4 Align the mounting bracket holes with the rack post holes (Figure 3-8) and attach the chassis to the rack (performed by the third person).

Figure 3-9 Attaching the Cable Management Bracket

Step 5 Attach the cable management bracket to the bottom of the chassis (Figure 3-9).


Note The cable management bracket consists of two pieces (the cable guide and channel), and is shipped assembled. If you want to use the cable guide only, you can remove the channel by loosening the captive screws before attaching the cable guide to the chassis.


Step 6 Check that all

Ejector levers are in the closed position.

Chassis mounting screws are tight.

PRE and line card captive screws are tight.

Step 7 Go to the "Connecting the Chassis to Ground" section to continue the installation.


Non-Rack Installation

The chassis should already be in the area where you will install it. If you have not determined where to install your chassis, see the "Receiving the Cisco 10000 Series Router" section for information about site considerations.

When installing the Cisco 10008 router on a workbench or tabletop, ensure that the surface is clean and that you have considered the following:

The Cisco 10008 router requires at least 3 inches (7.62 cm) of clearance at the inlet and exhaust vents (the front and top/rear sides of the chassis).

The Cisco 10008 router should be installed off the floor. Dust that accumulates on the floor is drawn into the interior of the router by the cooling fans. Excessive dust inside the router can cause overtemperature conditions and component failures.

There must be approximately 19 inches (48.3 cm) of clearance at the front and rear of the chassis to install and replace FRUs, or to access network cables and equipment.

The Cisco 10008 router needs adequate ventilation. Do not install it in an enclosed cabinet where ventilation is inadequate.

Have the cable-management bracket available if you plan to install it on the front of the chassis.

An adequate chassis ground (earth) connection exists for your router chassis (see the "Connecting the Chassis to Ground" section).

Always follow proper lifting practices as outlined in the "Electrical Safety" section, when handling the chassis.

Use the following procedure to install the Cisco 10008 router on a tabletop or equipment shelf:


Step 1 Remove any debris and dust from the tabletop or equipment shelf, as well as the surrounding area.

Step 2 Lift the chassis into position on the tabletop or equipment shelf.


Warning Two people are required to lift the chassis. To prevent injury, keep your back straight and lift with your legs, not your back. Statement 164


Figure 3-10 Lifting the Chassis


Note The cable management bracket consists of two pieces (the cable guide and channel), and is shipped assembled. If you want to use the cable guide only, you can remove the channel by loosening the captive screws before attaching the cable guide to the chassis.


Figure 3-11 Attaching Cable Management Bracket

Step 3 Attach the cable management bracket to the bottom of the chassis if you are using it (Figure 3-11).

Step 4 Check that all

Ejector levers are in the closed position.

PRE and line card captive screws are tight.

Step 5 Go to the "Connecting the Chassis to Ground" section to continue the installation.


Connecting the Chassis to Ground

Connecting the Cisco 10008 chassis to earth ground is required for all DC powered installations, and any AC powered installation where compliance with Telcordia (formerly Bellcore) grounding requirements is necessary. Have the recommended tools and supplies available before you begin this procedure (see Table 3-1).


Warning Never defeat the ground conductor or operate the equipment in the absence of a suitably installed ground conductor. Contact the appropriate electrical inspection authority or an electrician if you are uncertain that suitable grounding is available. Statement 93


Recommended Tools and Supplies

Table 3-1 lists the tools, equipment, and supplies necessary to connect the system ground to the chassis.

Table 3-1 Tools and Supplies 

Quantity
Description
Comments

1

Number 2 Phillips screwdriver

1

Wire stripping tool

1

Crimping tool

Must fit diameter of grounding lugs.

2

2-hole grounding lugs

Must fit no. 6 stranded, no. 6 weld, or 37/24 flex cables. Each lug has two holes, centered 0.625 in. (1.587 cm) apart and accepts M5 screws.

Recommended types:

Panduit no. LCD6-10-AL

Thomas & Betts no. 256-30695-1183

Burndy no. YA6CL2TC10

Varies

Grounding wire

6 AWG, 0.1620 in. (4.1148 mm) recommended.

2

M5 PEM screws with captive, locking washers

Included in accessory kit shipped with the Cisco 10008 router.

Varies

Screws to attach ground wire to grounding point at site

Part requirements depend on location.


Attaching the Grounding Cable

The following procedure describes how to attach:

The grounding lug to the grounding cable.

The grounding cable to the chassis.

The grounding cable to the earth grounding point.


Warning When you install the unit, you must always connect the ground connection first and then be sure to disconnect the ground connection last. Statement 202


Figure 3-12 Setting PEM Switches to the Off Position


Step 1 Power off the chassis by setting the DC or AC PEM power switch (or switches) to the Off position (see Figure 3-12 for an example of the DC PEM power switches).

Step 2 Strip about 3/4 inch (2 cm) of the covering from the end of the grounding wire (see Figure 3-13).

Step 3 Insert the stripped end of the grounding wire into the open end of a grounding lug and crimp the grounding lug securely to the wire (Figure 3-13).

Figure 3-13 Attaching Grounding Wire to Grounding Lug

1

Wire

2

Grounding lug


Figure 3-14 Connecting Grounding Lug to Chassis

1

Threaded grounding holes (2)

   

Step 4 Attach the grounding lug firmly to threaded holes at the bottom rear of the chassis using two M5 screws (Figure 3-14).

Figure 3-15 Attaching the Grounding Wire to the Grounding Lug

1

Wire

2

Grounding lug


Step 5 Strip about 3/4 inch (2 cm) of the covering from the other end of the grounding wire (Figure 3-15).

Step 6 Insert the stripped end of the grounding wire into the open end of a grounding lug and crimp the grounding lug securely to the wire (see Figure 3-15).

Step 7 Attach the grounding lug to an appropriate grounding point at your site.

Step 8 Go to one of the following sections to continue the installation:

If you are connecting DC power to the system, go to the "Connecting DC Power to the Cisco 10008 Router" section.

If you are connecting AC power to the system, go to the "Connecting AC Power to the Cisco 10008 Router" section.


Connecting DC Power to the Cisco 10008 Router

This section describes how to connect the Cisco 10008 router to a -48 VDC power source. The power connectors are pillar terminals on the backplane. For full power redundancy, each set of DC power connectors (terminal blocks labeled A and B) must be connected to separate power sources. If you do not require power redundancy, you can use only one set of terminals—either the A terminal block or the B terminal block. Do not use one of each.


Note If you are using AC PEMs, see the "Connecting a Video Terminal to the PRE Console Port" section.



Warning Before working on equipment that is connected to power lines, remove jewelry (including rings, necklaces, and watches). Metal objects will heat up when connected to power and ground and the heat can cause serious burns or weld the metal object to the terminals. Statement 43



Note Be sure that you have connected the chassis to earth ground as described in the previous section before beginning this procedure.


Recommended Tools and Supplies

Table 3-2 lists the tools and supplies that you need to connect the Cisco 10008 router to DC power sources.

Table 3-2 Tools and Supplies 

Quantity
Description
Comments

1

Flat-blade screwdriver

1

Wire stripping tool

2 or 4 (length varies)



2

10 AWG (minimum) wire cables

Tie wraps

Cables must reach from the Cisco 10008 router to the DC power source.

Two cables are needed for a single DC power source.

Four cables are needed for two DC power sources.

The end of the cable intended to be connected to the chassis needs to have insulation stripped back not more than 0.4 in. (10 mm).


Use the following procedure to connect the chassis to a DC power source:

Figure 3-16 Setting DC PEM Switches to the Off Position


Step 1 Set the DC PEM switch (or switches) to the Off position (Figure 3-16).


Warning This product requires short-circuit (overcurrent) protection, to be provided as part of the building installation. Install only in accordance with national and local wiring regulations. Statement 1045


Figure 3-17 Removing the Safety Cover

Step 2 Loosen the captive screw on the rear safety cover and tilt the cover back (Figure 3-17).

Figure 3-18 Removing the Rear Cover

Step 3 Remove the safety cover by lifting it up and out from the chassis (Figure 3-18).

Figure 3-19 Stripping Insulation

Step 4 Strip not more than 0.4 inches (10 mm) of insulation off the ends of the DC power leads (Figure 3-19).

Figure 3-20 DC Power Connections

Step 5 Connect the DC power lead from the first external power source to the DC terminal block A labeled -48V (Figure 3-20).

Step 6 Connect the return wire (RTN) to terminal block A labeled RTN (+) (see Figure 3-20).

If you have redundant DC power, continue with Step 7.

If you do not have redundant DC power, go to Step 9.

Step 7 Connect the DC power lead from the second external power source to the DC terminal block B labeled -48V (see Figure 3-20).

Step 8 Connect the return wire (RTN) to terminal block B labeled RTN (+) (see Figure 3-20).

Step 9 Secure the power cabling to the chassis by feeding a tie wrap through the slot on the side of the chassis and binding the cables (see blowout in Figure 3-21).

Step 10 If you are connecting visual or audio alarm indicators to your system, go to Step 3 of the "Connecting Alarm Indicators" section.

If you are not connecting any alarm indicators, continue with the next step.

Figure 3-21 DC Power Cables Exiting Safety Cover

Step 11 Replace the rear safety cover, making sure that the power wires exit through the holes on the side of the cover (Figure 3-21).

Step 12 Go to the "Connecting a Video Terminal to the PRE Console Port" section to continue the installation.


Connecting AC Power to the Cisco 10008 Router

The Cisco 10008 router can be powered directly from the facility VAC input through the AC PEM (100-240VAC). The AC PEM is provided with an IEC 320 250V, 20A power cord with a male type connector (16A rating for Europe) for the attachment of power cords used throughout the world.


Caution The 20A connector on the AC PEM is incompatible with the 15A power strips that are used in most equipment racks. Wiring codes prevent the AC-input power cable from being used with the power strips in equipment racks.


Note The AC power cord that connects to the PEM power cord and then to the building VAC is not shipped with the Cisco 10008 router. You must order this power cord separately.


There are five styles of AC-input power supply power cords available (differing in plug type); make sure you have the correct style for your site (see Table 3-3, Figure 3-22, and Figure 3-23.) All AC-input power supply power cords measure 14 feet (4.3 m). Cisco recommends that you:

Install an uninterruptible power source where possible.

Install proper grounding to avoid damage from lightning and power surges (see "Attaching the Grounding Cable" section).

Table 3-3 lists the nominal and acceptable value ranges for source AC power.

Table 3-3 Source AC Power Specifications

Specifications
Nominal Value
Acceptable Range

AC input voltage

100 to 240 VAC, single phase

90 to 255 VAC

AC input line frequency

50/60 Hz

47 to 63 Hz

AC input current

15 A @100 VAC

7 A @240 VAC


Figure 3-22 AC Power Cords

1

North American/Japanese plug, L6-20 20A

4

Italian plug, CEI 23-16/VII 10A

2

European plug, CEE 7/7 16A

5

Australian/Argentinean plug, AS 3112 10A

3

North American plug, NEMA 5-20P 20A

6

United Kingdom plug, BS 1363 13A


Table 3-4 AC Power Cord Options 

Label
Description
Plug (Facility End of Cord)
Receptacle (Router End of Cord)
Product Number

North American

250 VAC, 60 Hz AC power cord

NEMA L6-20, 20A

IEC 320-C19

CAB-AC-6CK-TWLK

Japanese

100 VAC, 50/60 Hz AC power cord

NEMA L6-20, 20A

IEC 320-C19

CAB-DS-ACJ-TWLK

North American

120 VAC, 60 Hz AC power cord

NEMA 5-20P, 20A

IEC 320-C19

CAB-DS-120VAC

Australian

240 VAC, 50 Hz AC power cord

AS 312, 10A

IEC 320-C19

CAB-DS-ACA

Argentinean

220 VAC, 50 Hz AC power cord

AS 312, 10A

IEC 320-C19

CAB-DS-ACR

European

230 VAC, 50 Hz AC power cord

CEE 7/7, 16A

IEC 320-C19

CAB-DS-ACE

Italian

220 VAC, 50 Hz AC power cord

CEI 23-16/VII, 10A

IEC 320-C19

CAB-DS-ACI

United Kingdom

240 VAC, 50 Hz AC power cord

BS 1363, 13A

IEC 320-C19

CAB-DS-ACU


Figure 3-23 AC Receptacle — Router End of AC Power Cord

1

Appliance coupler, IEC320C-19 (16A/20A)

   

Figure 3-24 Setting AC PEM Switch to the Off Position

Use the following procedure to connect AC power to the PEM:


Step 1 Set the AC PEM switch (or switches) to the Off position (Figure 3-24).

Step 2 Connect the power cord from the PEM to the power cord that connects to the facility VAC input.

Figure 3-25 AC Power Cord Connectors in Strain Relief Devices

1

Power cord strain relief device

   

Step 3 Set the AC power cord connectors in a cord strain relief device to prevent them from accidently disconnecting (Figure 3-25).

Step 4 Plug the power cord into the facility VAC input receptacle.

Step 5 If you are connecting audio or visual alarm indicators to your system, go to the "Connecting Alarm Indicators" section.

If you are not connecting any alarm indicators, go to the "Connecting a Video Terminal to the PRE Console Port" section to continue the installation.


Connecting Alarm Indicators

The Cisco 10008 router provides relay contacts for optional (customer-supplied) audible or visual alarm indicators. Relay contacts are provided for three levels of severity:

Minor—This is an informational alarm and does not affect the system operation.

Major—An alarm condition that affects system operation and should be investigated as soon as possible.

Critical—An alarm condition that affects system operation and requires immediate attention.

Figure 3-26 Removing the Safety Cover

Use the following procedure to connect an alarm indicator to the system:


Step 1 Loosen the captive screw on the rear safety cover and tilt the cover back (Figure 3-26).

Figure 3-27 Removing the Rear Cover

Step 2 Remove the safety cover by lifting it up and out from the chassis (Figure 3-27).

Figure 3-28 Stripping Insulation

Step 3 Strip not more than 0.4 inches (10 mm) of insulation off the ends of the alarm indicator wire (Figure 3-28).

Step 4 Connect one set of alarm indicator wires to the alarm terminal block as follows (see Figure 3-29):

a. Connect one lead to the common (COM) terminal.

b. Connect the other lead to the normally closed (NC) or normally open (NO) terminal.


Caution Figure 3-29 shows the wiring configuration for normally open (NO) alarm relays. If you are wiring the router in series with other equipment for the alarm indicators, use the normally closed (NC) terminals. If you are wiring the router in parallel with other equipment for the alarm indicators, use the NO terminals.

Figure 3-29 Alarm Terminal Block Connections

Step 5 Repeat steps 3 and 4 for any remaining alarm indicators.

Step 6 Secure the power cabling to the chassis by feeding a tie wrap through the slot on the side of the chassis and binding the wires (see blowout in Figure 3-30).

Step 7 Replace the rear safety cover, making sure that the alarm indicator wires exit through the hole on the side of the cover (Figure 3-30).

Figure 3-30 Alarm Indicator Wires Exiting Safety Cover

Step 8 Go to the "Connecting a Video Terminal to the PRE Console Port" section to continue the installation.


Connecting a Video Terminal to the PRE Console Port

The Cisco 10008 router PRE module has an asynchronous serial (EIA/TIA-232) RJ-45 console port labeled CON on its front panel. You can connect this port to most types of video terminals through use of the console cable kit that is included with your Cisco 10008 router. The console cable kit contains:

One RJ-45 to RJ-45 crossover cable

One RJ-45 to DB-25 (female) adapter

One RJ-45 to DB-9 (female) adapter

A crossover cable reverses pin connections from one end to the other. In other words, it connects pin 1 (at one end) to pin 8 (at the other end), pin 2 to pin 7, pin 3 to pin 6, and so on. You can identify a crossover cable by comparing the two modular ends of the cable. Hold the cable ends in your hand, side-by-side, with the tabs at the back. Ensure that the wire connected to the outside (left) pin of the left plug (pin 1) is the same color as the wire connected to the outside (right) pin of the right plug (pin 8).

Use the following procedure to connect a video terminal to the console port on a PRE module.


Note Each PRE must have a console port connection (typically to a terminal server) if you are running a redundant configuration in the chassis.


Figure 3-31 Console Port Connection on the PRE Module


Step 1 Connect one end of the RJ-45 crossover cable to the serial RJ-45 port (CON) on the PRE module (Figure 3-31).

Step 2 Run the cable up and through the cable management bracket and connect the other end of the RJ-45 crossover cable to the RJ-45 adapter (Figure 3-32). If your terminal is equipped with a:

DB-25 serial connector, use the RJ-45-to-DB-25 adapter.

DB-9 serial connector, use the RJ-45-to-DB-9 adapter.

Figure 3-32 Connecting an RJ-45-to-DB-9 Console Cable Adapter

Step 3 Connect the adapter to your video terminal to complete the cable connection.

Step 4 Power on your video terminal.

Step 5 Configure your video terminal to match the following default console port settings:

9600 baud

8 data bits

No parity generation or checking

1 stop bit

No flow control

Step 6 Go to the "Connecting Network Management and Signal System Cables" section to continue the installation.


Connecting Network Management and Signal System Cables

The Cisco 10008 router has connections to both the internal Ethernet management network and the external data network.

The internal Ethernet management network connections are made through an Ethernet port on the front panel of the PRE module.

The external data network connections are made through DS3 connectors on the router's backplane, and through the front panel ports on several types of line cards.

Keep the following guidelines in mind when connecting external cables to the Cisco 10008 router:

To reduce the chance of interference, avoid crossing high-power lines with any interface cables.

Verify all cabling limitations (particularly distance) before powering on the system.

Ethernet Network Management Cable Connections

The PRE module provides an Ethernet port to a LAN for a 10BASE-T or 100BASE-T connection for network management. Use the following procedures to connect the Cisco 10008 router to an Ethernet network.


Note Each PRE must have an Ethernet port connection (typically to the same Ethernet hub) if you are running a redundant configuration in the chassis.


Connecting to a 10BASE-T Ethernet Network

To make this connection, you need the following additional equipment (not included):

An Ethernet hub (such as a Cisco Micro Hub)

An Ethernet cable that meets the following specifications:

RJ-45 (male) to RJ-45 (male) straight-through cable

100-ohm category 3, 4, or 5, no longer than 328 feet (100 meters)

You can identify a straight-through Ethernet cable either by using a cable tester or by making a visual inspection. To make a visual inspection, hold the two ends of a cable side by side, with the tab for each at the back.

The wire connected to the left-most pin (pin 1) on one connector should be the same color as the wire connected to the left-most pin on the other connector.

The same rule applies to pins 2 through 8 on each connector. The color of the wire attached to a pin on one connector should match the color of the wire attached to the corresponding pin on the other connector.

Follow these steps to connect the PRE to a 10BASE-T Ethernet LAN:

Figure 3-33 Connecting 10BASE-T to Ethernet Port


Step 1 Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the RJ-45 port on the primary PRE, labeled ETH (Figure 3-33).

Step 2 Run the cable up and through the cable management bracket and connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to any unoccupied port on the Ethernet hub.

Step 3 Check the LNK (Link) LED on the PRE faceplate (next to the ETH) port.

This LED lights (green) if the PRE is correctly connected to the 10B2ASE-T Ethernet LAN.


Connecting to a 100BASE-T Ethernet Network

To make this connection, you need the following additional equipment (not included):

An Ethernet hub (such as a Cisco Micro Hub)

An Ethernet UTP cable that meets the following specifications:

RJ-45 (male) to RJ-45 (male) straight-through cable.

100-ohm category 5 cable not longer than 328 feet (100 meters). (Cisco Systems does not supply Category 5 UTP cables; these cables are available commercially.)

You can identify a straight-through Ethernet cable either by using a cable tester or by making a visual inspection. To make a visual inspection, hold the two ends of a cable side by side, with the tab for each at the back.

The wire connected to the left-most pin (pin 1) on one connector should be the same color as the wire connected to the left-most pin on the other connector.

The same rule applies to pins 2 through 8 on each connector. The color of the wire attached to a pin on one connector should match the color of the wire attached to the corresponding pin on the other connector.


Caution If the Cisco 10008 router is used in an environment in which lightning-induced transients are likely to couple to the signal lines, use of shielded interconnection cables for the 100BASE-T ports is highly recommended. In addition, use of shielded interconnection cables for the 100BASE-T ports is required to meet Telcordia (formerly Bellcore) GR1089 CORE Section 4.5.9 and ETSI Section 5.2.2.2 (intrabuilding lightning surge).

The RJ-45 port on the PRE is configurable for 100-Mbps full-duplex or half-duplex operation (half-duplex is the default) and supports IEEE 802.3, Ethernet, and IEEE 802.3u interfaces compliant with 100BASE-T specifications.

Follow these steps to connect the PRE to a 100BASE-T Ethernet LAN:

Figure 3-34 Connecting 100BASE-T to Ethernet Port


Step 1 Connect one end of the Ethernet cable to the RJ-45 port on the primary PRE, labeled ETH (Figure 3-34).

Step 2 Run the cable up and through the cable management bracket and connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to any unoccupied port on the Ethernet hub.

Step 3 Check the LNK (Link) LED on the PRE (next to the ETH port).

This LED lights (green) if the PRE is correctly connected to the 10BASE-T Ethernet LAN.


Auxiliary Modem Connection

This asynchronous EIA/TIA-232 serial port is used to connect a modem to the PRE for remote administrative access. Use the following procedure to connect the Cisco 10008 router to a modem.

Figure 3-35 Connecting Modem Cable to Auxiliary Port


Step 1 Connect one end of the modem cable to the RJ-45 port on the primary PRE, labeled AUX (Figure 3-35).

Step 2 Run the cable up and through the cable management bracket and connect the other end of the cable to your modem.


Data Network Cable Connections

For data network cable connection installation information, SFP and GBIC information, cable specifications and optical specifications, see the Cisco 10000 Series Routers Line Card Hardware Installation Guide.

If you have completed all cable connections, go to the"Powering On the System" section, "Starting and Configuring the Router."