Product Documentation

Common hardware components

Each platform has front panel and back panel hardware components. The front panel has an LCD display and an RS232 serial console port. The number, type, and location of ports vary by hardware platform for the following transceivers: copper Ethernet, copper and fiber 1G SFP, 10GSFP+, and 40G QSFP+. The back panel provides access to the fan and the field replaceable units (power supplies, and solid-state and hard-disk drives).

LCD display and LED status indicators

The LCD display on the front of every appliance displays messages about the current operating status of the appliance. These messages communicate whether your appliance has started properly and is operating normally. If the appliance is not operating normally, the LCD displays troubleshooting messages.

The LCD displays real-time statistics, diagnostic information, and active alerts. The dimensions of the LCD limit the display to two lines of 16 characters each, causing the displayed information to flow through a sequence of screens. Each screen shows information about a specific function.

The LCD has an LED backlight. Normally, the backlight glows steadily. When there is an active alert, it blinks rapidly. If the alert information exceeds the LCD screen size, the backlight blinks at the beginning of each display screen. When the appliance shuts down, the backlight remains on for one minute and then automatically turns off.

On the appliance’s back panel, system status LEDs indicate the overall status of the appliance. The following table describes the indicators of the system status LED.

Note: System status LEDs are available on only some Citrix ADC appliances.

System status LEDs

LED Color LED Indicates
OFF No power.
Green Appliance is receiving power.
Red Appliance has detected an error.

The port LEDs show whether a link is established and traffic is flowing through the port. The following table describes the LED indicators for each port. There are two LED indicators for each port type.

Note: This section applies to all the appliances.

LED port-status indicators

Port Type LED Color LED Indicates
50Gbps Off A link has not been established.
  Blinking amber Indicates a problem with the link
  Solid green Indicates a valid link with no active traffic.
  Blinking green Indicates a valid link with active traffic.
Port Type LED LED LED Color LED Indicates
10Gbps Top Speed Off No connection.
      Solid blue or solid green Traffic rate of 10 gigabits per second.
  Bottom Link/Activity Off No link.
      Solid green Link is established but no traffic is passing through the port.
      Blinking green Traffic is passing through the port.
1G SFP (1 Gbps) Left Link/Activity Off No link.
      Solid green Link is established but no traffic is passing through the port.
      Blinking green Traffic is passing through the port.
  Right Speed Off No connection.
      Yellow Traffic rate of 1 gigabit per second.
Ethernet (RJ45) Left (Right on MPX 5900 platform) Speed Off No connection, or a traffic rate of 10 megabits per second (Mbps).
      Green Traffic rate of 100 Mbps.
      Yellow Traffic rate of 1 gigabit per second.
  Right (Left on MPX 5900 platform) Link/Activity Off No link.
      Blinking green Traffic is passing through the port.
Management (RJ45) Left Speed Off No connection, or a traffic rate of 10 megabits per second (Mbps).
      Green Traffic rate of 100 Mbps.
      Amber Traffic rate of 1 gigabit per second.
  Right Link/Activity Off No link.
      Solid yellow Link is established but no traffic is passing through the port.

On each power supply, a bicolor LED indicator shows the condition of the power supply.

3Y power supply

The 3Y power supply is used on the following platforms:

  • 450W AC/DC
    • MPX 7500/9500
    • MPX 8005/8010/8015
    • MPX 8200/8400/8600/8800
    • MPX 8900
    • MPX 9700-10G/10500-10G/12500-10G/15500-10G
    • MPX 9700/10500/12500/15500
  • 1000W AC
    • MPX 14xxx
    • MPX 25xxx
    • T1300
    • MPX 26xxx-100G
    • MPX 26xxxT-100G
  • 1000W DC
    • MPX 25xxx
  • 1200W AC
    • MPX 25xxx

3Y power supply LED behavior

Power Supply 450W AC 450W DC 1000W AC 1000W DC 1200W AC
LED behavior when YM-2451CAR YM-2451DBR YM-2102NA01R YM-2102JA01R YM-2122CA01R
No Power to any power supply Off Off Off Off Off
No power to this power supply Flashing RED Flashing RED Flashing RED Flashing RED Flashing RED
Power supply is in standby mode Flashing GREEN Flashing BLUE Flashing GREEN Flashing GREEN Flashing GREEN
Power supply is functional GREEN BLUE GREEN GREEN GREEN
Power supply failure RED RED RED RED RED
Warning (OVP/UVP/OCP/OTP/Fan) - - - Flashing RED/GREEN -

Note

The following legacy platforms use the 300W 3Y power supply: 5850/5750/5650/5550/5500/5600.

Acbel power supply

The Acbel power supply is used on the following platforms:

  • 450W AC
    • MPX 59xx
    • MPX 89xx
  • 450W DC
    • MPX 59xx
    • MPX 89xx

Acbel 450W power supply LED behavior

Power Supply 450W AC 450W DC
LED behavior when R1BA2451B-GE9A R1B02451A
No Power to any power supply Off Off
No power to this power supply Flashing RED Flashing RED
Power supply is in standby mode Flashing GREEN Flashing BLUE
Power supply is functional GREEN BLUE
Power supply failure RED RED
Warning (OVP/UVP/OCP/OTP/Fan) - -

Note

AC power supplies use green LEDs and DC power supplies use blue LEDs.

Zippy power supply

The Zippy power supply is used on the following platforms:

  • 960W AC
    • MPX 11515/11520/11530/11540/11542
    • MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500
  • 960W DC
    • MPX 11515/11520/11530/11540/11542
    • MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500

Zippy 960W power supply LED behavior

Power Supply 960W AC 960W DC
LED behavior when G1W2-5960V3V Rev.5 DG1W-3960V
No Power to any power supply Off Off
No power to this power supply Continuous beep sound Continuous beep sound
Power supply is in standby mode - -
Power supply is functional (Power ON) GREEN GREEN
Power supply failure - -
Warning (OVP/UVP/OCP/OTP/Fan) - -

Note

Power Supply Unit ON-Green

Power Supply Unit  OFF- No Color

There is no other function other than ON or OFF for the module LEDs. A continuous beep sound occurs if a cable or module is unplugged.

Flex power supply

The Flex power supply is used on the following platforms:

  • 750W AC
    • MPX 24xxx
    • MPX 22xxx
    • T1200
  • 750W DC
    • MPX 24xxx
    • MPX 22xxx
    • T1200

Flex (750W) power supply LED behavior

Power Supply 750W AC 750W DC
LED behavior when F750E-XX A00  
No Power to any power supply Off Off
No power to this power supply LED goes off LED goes off
Power supply is in standby mode - -
Power supply is functional (Power On) GREEN GREEN
Power supply failure - -
Warning (OVP/UVP/OCP/OTP/Fan) - -

Note

Power Supply Unit ON-Green

Power Supply Unit  OFF- No Color

There is no other function other than ON or OFF for the module LEDs. A continuous beep sound occurs if a cable or module is unplugged.

Ports

Ports are used to connect the appliance to external devices. Citrix ADC appliances support RS232 serial ports, 10/100/1000Base-T copper Ethernet ports, 1-gigabit copper and fiber 1G SFP ports, 10-gigabit fiber SFP+, 10G Base-T, 40G QSFP+ ports. All Citrix ADC appliances have a combination of some or all of these ports. For details on the type and number of ports available on your appliance, see the section describing that platform.

RS232 serial port

The RS232 serial console port provides a connection between the appliance and a computer, allowing direct access to the appliance for initial configuration or troubleshooting.

All hardware platforms ship with an appropriate serial cable used to connect your computer to the appliance. For instructions on connecting your computer to the appliance, see Installing the Hardware.

Copper Ethernet ports

The copper Ethernet ports installed on many models of the appliance are standard RJ45 ports.

There are two types of copper Ethernet ports that may be installed on your appliance:

  • 10/100BASE-T port

    The 10/100BASE-T port has a maximum transmission speed of 100 megabits per second (Mbps). Most platforms have at least one 10/100BASE-T port.

  • 10/100/1000BASE-T port

    The 10/100/1000BASE-T port has a maximum transmission speed of 1 gigabit per second, ten times faster than the other type of copper Ethernet port. Most platforms have at least one 10/100/1000Base-T port.

To connect any of these ports to your network, you plug one end of a standard Ethernet cable into the port and plug the other end into the appropriate network connector.

Management ports

Management ports are standard copper Ethernet ports (RJ45), which are used for direct access to the appliance for system administration functions.

1G SFP, 10G SFP+, and 40G QSFP+ ports

A 1G SFP port can operate at a speed of 1 Gbps. It accepts either a copper 1G SFP transceiver for operation as a copper Ethernet port, or a fiber 1G SFP transceiver for operation as a fiber optic port.

The 10G SFP+ and Base-T 10G, 40G QSFP+ are high-speed ports that can operate at speeds of up to 40 Gbps. You need a fiber optic cable to connect to a port. If the other end of the fiber optic cable is attached to a 1G SFP port, the 10G SFP+ port automatically negotiates to match the speed of the 1G SFP port.

Ports compatibility:

On some appliances, the 10G slot supports copper 1G transceivers, which can operate at up to 1 Gbps in a 10 Gbps slot.

Notes:

  • Certain platforms have 10G slots that do not support copper transceivers. Check with your account representative for support details.
  • You cannot insert a fiber 1G transceiver into a 10G slot.
  • You cannot insert a 10G transceiver into a 1G slot.

The following tables list the maximum distance specifications for Citrix ADC pluggable media (1G SFP, 10G SFP+, and QSFP+ transceivers).

The 10G SFP+, modules are dual-speed capable and support both 1Gbps and 10Gbps, depending on the peer switch that the model connects to.

Most tables have the following columns:

  • Description: The price list description of the part.
  • Transmit Wavelength: The nominal transmit wavelength.
  • Cable/Fiber Type: Fiber characteristics affect the maximum transmit distance achievable. This is especially true with 10G on multi-mode fiber (MMF), where various dispersion components become dominant. For more information, see http://www.thefoa.org/tech/ref/basic/fiber.html.
  • Typical Reach: Maximum transmit distance.
  • Products: Some chassis are available with different media options. Use the appropriate data sheet to confirm that your particular chassis type supports the media.

1G pluggable media

The following table lists the maximum distance specifications for 1G transceivers.

Copper 1G SFP distance specifications

Description: Citrix ADC 1G SFP Ethernet copper (100m) - 4 pack

Transmitter wavelength (nm): Not applicable

Cable type: Category 5 (Cat-5) copper cable

Typical reach (m): 100 m

Applicable platforms:

  • MPX 7500/9500
  • MPX8005/8015/8200/8400/8600/8800
  • MPX 9700/10500/12500/15500
  • MPX 14xxx
  • MPX 22xxx
  • MPX 24xxx

Short reach fiber 1G SFP distance specifications

Description: Citrix ADC 1G SFP Ethernet SX (300m) - 4 pack

Transmitter wavelength (nm): 850nm (nominal)

Fiber type: 50/125um MMF, 2000MHz-km (OM3) Typical Reach (m): 550m

Fiber type: 50/125um MMF, 500MHz-km (OM2) Typical Reach (m): 550m

Fiber type: 50/125um MMF, 400MHz-km Typical Reach (m): 550m

Fiber type: 62.5/125um MMF, 200MHz-km (OM1) Typical Reach (m): 300m

Fiber type: 62.5/125um MMF, 160MHz-km Typical Reach (m): 300m

Applicable platforms:

  • MPX 7500/9500
  • MPX8005/8015/8200/8400/8600/8800
  • MPX 9700/10500/12500/15500
  • MPX 22xxx
  • MPX 24xxx

Short reach fiber 1G SFP distance specifications

Description: Citrix ADC 1G SFP Ethernet short range (300m) - Single

Transmitter wavelength (nm): 850nm (nominal)

Fiber type: 50/125um MMF, 2000MHz-km (OM3) Typical Reach (m): 550m

Fiber type: 50/125um MMF, 500MHz-km (OM2) Typical Reach (m): 550m

Fiber type: 50/125um MMF, 400MHz-km Typical Reach (m): 550m

Fiber type: 62.5/125um MMF, 200MHz-km (OM1) Typical Reach (m): 275m

Fiber type: 62.5/125um MMF, 160MHz-km Typical Reach (m): 220m

Applicable platforms:

  • MPX 8005/8015/8200/8400/8600/8800
  • MPX 9700/10500/12500/15500
  • MPX 17500/19500/21500
  • MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500
  • MPX 11515/11520/11530/11540/11542
  • MPX 22xxx
  • MPX 24xxx

Long reach fiber 1G SFP distance specifications

Description: Citrix ADC 1G SFP Ethernet LX - Single

Transmitter wavelength (nm): 1310nm (nominal)

Fiber type: 9/125um SMF

Typical reach (m): 10 km

Applicable platforms:

  • MPX 7500/9500
  • MPX 8005/8015/8200/8400/8600/8800
  • MPX 9700/10500/12500/15500
  • MPX 22xxx
  • MPX 24xxx

Long reach fiber 1G SFP distance specifications

Description: Citrix ADC 1G SFP Ethernet long range (10km) - Single

Transmitter wavelength (nm): 1310nm (nominal)

Fiber type: 9/125um SMF

Typical reach (m): 10 km

Applicable platforms:

  • MPX 8005/8015/8200/8400/8600/8800
  • MPX 9700/10500/12500/15500
  • MPX 17500/19500/21500
  • MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500
  • MPX 11515/11520/11530/11540/11542
  • MPX 22xxx
  • MPX 24xxx

10 GE pluggable media

The following table lists the maximum distance specifications for 10G transceivers.

Short reach fiber 10G SFP+ distance specifications

Note: Applies to the following platforms

  • MPX 5550/5650/5750
  • MPX 5500
  • MPX 7500/9500
  • MPX 8005/8015/8200/8400/8600/8800
  • MPX 9700/10500/12500/15500
  • MPX 17500/19500/21500
  • MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500
  • MPX 11515/11520/11530/11540/11542
  • MPX 17550/19550/20550/21550
  • MPX 22xxx
  • MPX 24xxx
  • MPX 25xxxT
  • MPX 25100 40G, MPX 25160 40G
  • MPX 14xxx
  • MPX 14xxx-40G
  • MPX 14xxx-40S
  • MPX 14xxx FIPS
Description Transmitter Wavelength (nm) Fiber Type Typical Reach (m)
Citrix ADC 10G SFP+, Ethernet Short Range (300m) - Single 850nm (nominal) 50/125um MMF, 2000MHz- km (OM3) 300 m
    50/125um MMF, 500MHz-km (OM2) 82 m
    50/125um MMF, 400MHz-km 66 m
    62.5/125um MMF, 200MHz-km (OM1) 33 m
    62.5/125um MMF, 160MHz-km 26 m

Long reach fiber 10G SFP+ distance specifications

Description: Citrix ADC 10G SFP+ Ethernet long range (10km) - Single

Transmitter wavelength (nm): 1310nm (nominal)

Fiber type: 9/125um SMF

Typical reach (m): 10 km

Applicable platforms:

  • MPX 5550/5650/5750
  • MPX 5500
  • MPX 7500/9500
  • MPX 8005/8015/8200/8400/8600/8800
  • MPX 9700/10500/12500/15500
  • MPX 17500/19500/21500
  • MPX 17550/19550/20550/21550
  • MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500
  • MPX 11515/11520/11530/11540/11542
  • MPX 22xxx
  • MPX 24xxx
  • MPX 25xxxT
  • MPX 25xxx-40G
  • MPX 14xxx
  • MPX 14xxx-40G
  • MPX 14xxx-40S
  • MPX 14xxx FIPS

Citrix direct attached (DAC) copper TwinAx 10G SFP+ passive cables specifications

Description: Citrix ADC 1m DAC SFP+ cable for up to 1m distance

Applicable platforms:

  • MPX 5901/5905/5910
  • MPX 8005/8015/8200/8400/8600/8800
  • MPX 8905/8910/8920/8930
  • MPX 17500/19500/21500
  • MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500
  • MPX 11515/11520/11530/11540/11542
  • MPX 17550/19550/20550/21550
  • MPX 22xxx
  • MPX 24xxx
  • MPX 14xxx
  • MPX 14xxx-40G
  • MPX 14xxx-40S
  • MPX 14xxx FIPS
  • MPX 25xxxTA
  • MPX 25xxxA
  • MPX 25xxxT
  • MPX 25xxx-40G

Description: Citrix ADC 3m DAC SFP+ cable for up to 3m distance

Applicable platforms:

  • MPX 5901/5905/5910
  • MPX 8005/8015/8200/8400/8600/8800
  • MPX 8905/8910/8920/8930
  • MPX 17500/19500/21500
  • MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500
  • MPX 11515/11520/11530/11540/11542
  • MPX 17550/19550/20550/21550
  • MPX 22xxx
  • MPX 24xxx
  • MPX 14xxx
  • MPX 14xxx-40G
  • MPX 14xxx-40S
  • MPX 14xxx FIPS
  • MPX 25xxxTA
  • MPX 25xxxA
  • MPX 25xxxT
  • MPX 25xxx-40G

Description: Citrix ADC 5m DAC SFP+ cable for up to 5m distance

Applicable platforms:

  • MPX 8005/8015/8200/8400/8600/8800
  • MPX 17500/19500/21500
  • MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500
  • MPX 11515/11520/11530/11540/11542
  • MPX 17550/19550/20550/21550
  • MPX 22xxx
  • MPX 24xxx
  • MPX 14xxx
  • MPX 14xxx-40G
  • MPX 14xxx-40S
  • MPX 14xxx FIPS
  • MPX 25xxxTA
  • MPX 25xxxA
  • MPX 25xxxT
  • MPX 25xxx-40G

Cisco 40G QSFP+ breakout cable specifications

Cisco part number: L45593-D178-C30

Description: 40GBASE-CR4 QSFP+ to four 10GBASE-CU SFP+ direct attach breakout cable assembly, 3 meter passive

Applicable platforms:

  • MPX 11500/13500/14500/16500/18500/20500
  • MPX 14xxx-40G
  • MPX 14xxx-40C
  • MPX 14xxx-40S
  • MPX 14xxx FIPS
  • MPX 17500/19500/21500
  • MPX 17550/19550/20550/21550
  • MPX 22xxx
  • MPX 24xxx
  • MPX 25xxxT
  • MPX 25xxx-40G
  • MPX 25xxxTA
  • MPX 25xxxA

Notes:

  • Support for this cable is available in release 10.1 build 122.17 and later.

  • The peer switch must be 40G. You connect 4*10G ports on the Citrix ADC appliance.

  • To obtain these cables, contact Cisco partner representatives.

Common hardware components