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|Affected Product ID
||NCS6K NCS-PP-100X10-LR & SR Patch Panel Misconfiguration (Hardware)|
Cisco discovered that the TX/RX polarity was swapped on a number of NCS-PP-100X10-LR and NCS-PP-100X10-SR patch panels, which results in no connectivity.
Failure analysis on a returned NCS-PP-100X10-LR patch panel resulted in the discovery of miswired TX/RX ports. The miswired TX/RX patch panel ports results in no connectivity.
The serial numbers affected are captured in the serial number validation link in the Workaround/Solution section.
No connectivity on affected NCS-PP-100X10-LR and NCS-PP-100X10-SR patch panels.
Validate that you have a defective NCS-PP-100X10-LR or NCS-PP-100X10-SR patch panel via the Serial Number Validation
page. Enter your serial number in order to determine if the unit is affected.
If you experience an issue with the NCS-PP-100X10-LR or NCS-PP-100X10-SR patch panel, and the serial number comes back as "NOT Affected", open a support case and review the issue with a Customer Support Engineer (CSE).
Return all "affected" units to Cisco for replacement via the upgrade program.
How To Identify Affected Products
The serial number of Cisco NCS-PP-100X10-LR and NCS6K NCS-PP-100X10-SR patch panels is located on the back outside door.
NCS6K Patch Panel Upgrade
A Form must be filled out for each separate Ship to Address.
The Upgrade Order Reference Number should be unique for each time the Form is filled out.
Please enter a valid Serial Number in the Form.
You will receive an acknowledgement email immediately after submitting the Form with Request #. Depending on material availability, both you AND the Customer email address will receive a confirmation email with Order# in 7 to 10 days. UMPIRE orders are proactive replacements and do NOT adhere to normal SLAs or Service Contracts.
NOTE: If your Ship to Address is in the following countries, please expect delays of up to 3 months depending on importation regulations: Argentina, Brazil,, Columbia, Mexico, Venezuela, India, All countries in Asia (ei: Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Vietnam, Korea, Thailand, Philippines), and all non-EU countries (ie: UAE, Russia, Turkey). You will receive your Order# at that time. Thank you for your patience as this process is beneficial for the customer; it will save them the cost of vat/duty in these countries (which is very high).
If you were given a Sales Order Number for the shipment of your replacement parts, please refer to the SO Status Tool (Please note: you must have a CCO User ID and Password to access this site):https://cisco-apps.cisco.com/cisco/psn/commerce
If you were given an RMA Number for the shipment of your replacement parts, please refer to the "Service Order QuickSearch" Tool at the following location (Please note: you must have a CCO User ID and Password to access this site):http://tools.cisco.com/support/serviceordertool/home.svo
If you have not received an email with an Order# after 10 days, please send an email with your Request#(s) and Customer in the Subject line to:mailto:email@example.com
If you were given a Sales Order Number for the shipment of your replacement parts, please refer to the SO Status Tool (Please note: you must have a CCO User ID and Password to access this site): https://cisco-apps.cisco.com/cisco/psn/commerce
Note: Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required fields.
1 For phone and fax, include 011 and the country code outside North America.
2 The serial number input field for each Product ID can hold up to 4,000 characters, including commas and white space. For longer lists of serial numbers, please submit additional requests.
3 For customers in Japan only *** please enter the building and the floor in the address field. Also, enter the contact person's name, the telephone number and the e-mail address in the appropriate fields..
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