Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Hardware Installation and Reference Guide
Site Preparation and Maintenance Records
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Site Preparation and Maintenance Records

Site Preparation Checklist

Contact and Site Information

Chassis and Module Information

Site Preparation and Maintenance Records

This appendix provides a site planning list to use when preparing your site for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switch and includes these sections:

Site Preparation Checklist

Planning the location and layout of your equipment rack or cabinet is essential for successful switch operation, ventilation, and accessibility.

Table F-1 lists the site planning tasks that we recommend that you complete before you install the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switch. Your completion of each task ensures a successful switch installation.

 

Table F-1 Site Planning Checklist

Planning Activity
Verification Time and Date
Space evaluation:
  • Space and layout
  • Floor covering
  • Impact and vibration
  • Lighting
  • Physical access
  • Maintenance access
Environmental evaluation:
  • Ambient temperature
  • Humidity
  • Altitude
  • Atmospheric contamination
  • Airflow
Power evaluation:
  • Input power type
  • Power receptacles
  • Receptacle proximity to the equipment
  • Dedicated (separate) circuits for power redundancy
  • UPS for power failures
  • Grounding: proper gauge wire and lugs
  • Circuit breaker size
Grounding evaluation:
  • Data center ground
Cable and interface equipment evaluation:
  • Cable type
  • Connector type
  • Cable distance limitations
  • Interface equipment (transceivers)
EMI evaluation:
  • Distance limitations for signaling
  • Site wiring
  • RFI levels

Contact and Site Information

Use the following worksheet ( Table F-2 ) to record contact and site information.

 

Table F-2 Contact and Site Information

Contact person
Contact phone
Contact e-mail
Building/site name
Data center location
Floor location
Address (line 1)
Address (line 2)
City
State
ZIP code
Country

Chassis and Module Information

Use the following worksheets ( Table F-3 , Table F-5 , Table F-6 , and Table F-7 ) to record information about the chassis and modules.

Contract Number

Chassis serial number

Product number

 

Table F-3 Network-Related Information

Switch IP address
Switch IP netmask
Hostname
Domain name
IP broadcast address
Gateway/router address
DNS address

Table F-4 Module Information for the Cisco Nexus 7004 Chassis

Slot
Module Type
Module Serial Number
Notes
1
Supervisor
2
Supervisor
3
4

Table F-5 Module Information for the Cisco Nexus 7009 Chassis

Slot
Module Type
Module Serial Number
Notes
1
Supervisor
2
Supervisor
3
4
5
6
7
8
9

 

Table F-6 Module Information for the Cisco Nexus 7010 Chassis

Slot
Module Type
Module Serial Number
Notes
1
2
3
4
5
Supervisor
6
Supervisor
7
8
9
10

Table F-7 Module Information for the Cisco Nexus 7018 Chassis

Slot
Module Type
Module Serial Number
Notes
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Supervisor
10
Supervisor
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18