The Citrix NetScaler models MPX 17500/19500/21500 are 2U appliances. Each model has two 6-core processors and 48 gigabytes (GB) of memory.
The following figure shows the front panel of the MPX 17500/19500/21500 appliance.
Figure 1. Citrix NetScaler MPX 17500/19500/21500 appliance, front panel
The MPX 17500/19500/21500 appliances have the following ports:
- 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 10G SFP+ ports numbered 10/1, 10/2, 10/3, and 10/4 on the top row from left to right, and 10/5, 10/6, 10/7, and 10/8 on the bottom row from left to right.
The following figure shows the back panel of the MPX 17500/19500/21500 appliance.
Figure 2. Citrix NetScaler MPX 17500/19500/21500 appliance, back panel
The following components are visible on the back panel of the MPX 17500/19500/21500 appliance:
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."