Citrix ADC MPX 25xxxTA

The Citrix ADC MPX 25100TA, MPX 25100TA are 2U appliances. Each model has two 8-core processors, 128 gigabytes (GB) of memory, 8X40GE (QSFP+) ports.

The front panel of the MPX 25100TA, MPX 25160TA have (8X40GE QSFP+) ports.

Figure 1. Citrix ADC MPX 25100TA, MPX 25160TA, front panel

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The Citrix ADC MPX MPX 25100TA, MPX 25160TA appliances have the following ports:

  • RS232 serial Console Port.
  • 10/100Base-T copper Ethernet Port (RJ45), also called the LOM port. You can use this port to remotely monitor and manage the appliance independently of the Citrix ADC software.
  • 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.
  • Network Ports, 8 X 40GE QSFP+ ports.

Note the following points regarding the network ports on MPX 25100TA appliances: o  10G ports do not support 1G copper or 1G fiber transceivers.

o  40G ports do not support 10G and 1G transceivers.

Figure 2. Citrix ADC MPX 25100TA, MPX 25160TA, back panel.

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The following components are visible on the back panel of the MPX 25100TA, MPX 25160TA appliance:

  • One 300 GB removable solid-state drives.These appliances are redundant array of independent disks (RAID) devices. In a RAID configuration, the same data is stored on multiple drives to improve performance, increase storage capacity, lower the risk of data loss, and provide fault tolerance.
  • Power switch, which turns power to the appliance on or off. Press the switch for less than two seconds to turn off the power.
  • Two power supplies, each rated at 1000 watts, 100-240 volts. Max power consumption is 717 W; typical power consumption is 594 W. Each power supply has an LED that indicates the status of the power supply, as described in Common hardware components.
  • Disable alarm button, which 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.
  • 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 lights out management port of the appliance, see Lights out management port of the Citrix ADC MPX appliance.

Citrix ADC MPX 25xxxTA