Cisco Nexus 7718 Switch Site Preparation and Hardware Installation Guide
Overview
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Overview

Overview

This chapter includes the following sections:

Overview of the Cisco Nexus 7718 Switch Installation Features

The Cisco Nexus 7718 chassis has 18 slots for one or two supervisor modules and up to 16 I/O modules. The chassis also holds up to six fabric modules, up to 16 AC or DC 3-kW power supplies, and three fan trays. To group the many networking cables for each I/O module on this chassis, you can install cable management frames on the chassis. You can install an optional locking front doors and you can install an optional set of air filters on the front door and cable management frames. The following figure shows the standard hardware features seen from the front of the chassis.

Figure 1. Standard Hardware Features on the Front of the Cisco Nexus 7718 Chassis

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Chassis LEDs

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Supervisor modules (one or two) (N77-SUP2E)

2

Chassis mounting brackets (one on each side of the chassis)

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Power supplies (up to 16)

  • 3-kW AC power supply (N77-AC-3KW)
  • 3-kW DC power supply (N77-DC-3KW)

3

I/O modules (1–16)

  • 48-port 1- and 10-Gigabit Ethernet I/O module (N77-F248XP-23E)
  • 48-port 1- and 10-Gigabit Ethernet I/O module (N77-F348XP-23)
  • 24-port 40-Gigabit Ethernet I/O module (N77-F324FQ-25)
  • 12-port 100-Gigabit Ethernet I/O module (N77-F312CK-26)

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Chassis handles (used only for small movements on the rack)

The following figure shows the standard hardware features seen from the rear of the chassis.

Figure 2. Standard Hardware Features on the Rear of the Cisco Nexus 7718 Chassis

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Fan trays (3—only 2 shown in this figure to show fabric modules in back) (N77-C7718-FAN)

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Blank module in place of missing fabric module

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Fabric modules (up to six with two behind each fan tray) (N77-C7718-FAB-2)

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Fabric and fan tray LEDs

The following figure shows the optional features seen on the front of the Cisco Nexus 7718 chassis.

Figure 3. Optional Hardware Features on the Front of the Cisco Nexus 7718 Chassis

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Front doors with locks (N77-C7718-FDK)

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Air filter (N77-C7718-AFLT) inside each of the top two front doors (filters not shown), between each door and the cable management frame (not shown), and over the cable management frames (shown).

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Locks to prevent access to the cable management area

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Power supply cable management frames (not seen behind the power supply door).

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Power supply door (N77-C7718-FDK)