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

 

 

 

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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

 

 

 

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

Slot
Module Type
Module Serial Number
Notes
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5

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

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9
Supervisor

 

 

10
Supervisor

 

 

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