Citrix ADC MPX 11500, MPX 13500, MPX 14500, MPX 16500, MPX 18500, and MPX 20500

The Citrix ADC models MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500 are 2U appliances. Each model has two 6-core processors for a total of 12 physical cores (24 cores with hyper-threading), and 48 GB of memory.

The following figure shows the front panel of the MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500 appliance.

Figure 1. Citrix ADC MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500 appliance, front panel

MPX 11500 front panel

The MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500 appliances have the following ports:

  • 10/100Base-T copper Ethernet Port (RJ45), also called LOM port. You can use this port to remotely monitor and manage the appliance independently of the Citrix ADC software. Note: The LEDs on the LOM port are not operational by design.
  • RS232 serial console port.
  • Two 10/100/1000Base-T copper Ethernet management ports (RJ45), numbered 0/1 and 0/2 from left to right. These ports are used to connect directly to the appliance for system administration functions.
  • Eight 1G SFP ports numbered 1/1, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4 from top to bottom in the first column, and 1/5, 1/6, 1/7, and 1/8 from top to bottom in the second column.
  • Four 10G SFP+ ports numbered 10/1 and 10/2 from top to bottom in the first column, and 10/3 and 10/4 from top to bottom in the second column.

The following figure shows the back panel of the MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500 appliance.

Figure 2. Citrix ADC MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500 appliance, back panel

MPX 11500 back panel

The following components are visible on the back panel of the MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500 appliance:

  • 160 GB or larger removable solid-state drive.

    Note: Drive densities might increase as components become EOL but its size will never be smaller than the original.

  • USB port (reserved for a future release).
  • Power switch, which turns off power to the appliance, as if you were to unplug the power supply. Press the switch for five seconds to turn off the power.
  • Non-maskable interrupt (NMI) Button that is used at the request of Technical Support and produces a core dump on the appliance. Use a pen, pencil, or other pointed object to press this red button, which is recessed to prevent unintentional activation.
  • Two removable hard-disk drives that are used to store user data.
  • Disable alarm button. This button is functional only when the appliance has two power supplies.

Press this button to stop the power alarm from sounding when you have plugged the appliance into only one power outlet or when one power supply is malfunctioning and you want to continue operating the appliance until it is repaired.

  • Two power supplies, each rated at 960 watts, 110–220 volts. Maximum power consumption is 650 watts. Typical power consumption is 500 watts.

For information about installing the rails, rack mounting the hardware, and connecting the cables, see Installing the Hardware.

For information about performing initial configuration of your appliance, see Initial Configuration.

Citrix ADC MPX 11500, MPX 13500, MPX 14500, MPX 16500, MPX 18500, and MPX 20500