Citrix ADC MPX 15000

The Citrix ADC MPX 15000 appliance is a 2U appliance. This platform has two 8-core processors and 128 gigabytes (GB) of memory. The appliance provides a total of sixteen Ethernet 25G ports.

For information on the software releases supported on the Citrix ADC hardware platforms, see Hardware-Software Release Matrix.

The following figure shows the front panel of the MPX 15xxx series appliances.

Figure 1. Citrix ADC MPX 15xxx, front panel

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The Citrix ADC MPX 15xxx series appliances have the following ports:

  • RS232 serial console port.
  • One 10/100/1000Base-T RJ45 copper Ethernet LOM Port. Use this port to remotely monitor and manage the appliance independently of the Citrix ADC software.
  • One 10/100/1000Base-T RJ45 copper Ethernet Management Port, numbered 0/1. This port is used to connect directly to the appliance for Citrix ADC administration functions.
  • Sixteen 25G Ethernet ports, numbered 25/1 to 25/16.

The following figure shows the back panel of the MPX 15xxx appliance.

Figure 2. Citrix ADC MPX 15xxx, back panel

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The following components are visible on the back panel of the MPX 15xxx appliance:

  • Two 480 GB removable solid-state drives (SSD).
  • Power switch, which turns power to the appliance on or off.
    • If the OS is functional, press the switch for less than two seconds to power down the system with a graceful shutdown.
    • If the OS is not responsive, press the and hold the power switch for more than 4 seconds to force the power off.
  • Two hot-swappable 100-240VAC input power supply modules. Each power supply has an LED indicating its status, as described below:
LED Color LED Indicates
OFF No power to any power supply in the appliance.
Flashing RED No power to this power supply.
Flashing GREEN Power supply is in standby mode.
GREEN Power supply is functional.
RED Power supply failure.
Flashing RED and GREEN Warning (OVP/UVP/OCP/OTP/Fan); OVP = Over Voltage Protection; UVP = Under Voltage Protection; OCP = Over Current Protection; OTP = Over Temperature Protection
  • Disable alarm button, which is functional only when the appliance has two power supplies. Press this button to silence the power alarm when one of two power supplies loses input power (second power supply optional) or when a power supply is malfunctioning.
  • Non-Maskable Interrupt (NMI) Button, used at the request of Technical Support to initiate a core dump. To press this red button, which is recessed to prevent unintentional activation, use a pen, pencil, or other pointed object. The NMI Button is also available remotely over the network in the LOM GUI, in the Remote Control menu. For more information about the lights out management port of the appliance, see Lights out management port of the Citrix ADC MPX appliance topic.

Citrix ADC MPX 15000