The Citrix NetScaler MPX 24100/24150 are 2U appliances. Each model has two 8-core processors and 256 gigabytes (GB) of memory. The MPX 24100/24150 appliances are available in the twelve 1G SFP ports and twenty-four 10G SFP+ ports (12x1G SFP + 24x10G SFP+) configuration.
The following figure shows the front panel of the MPX 24100/24150 (12x1G SFP + 24x10G SFP+) appliance.
Figure 1. Citrix NetScaler MPX 24100/24150 (12x1G SFP + 24x10G SFP+), front panel
Depending on the model, the appliance has 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 NetScaler 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
- MPX 24100/24150 (12x1G SFP + 24x10G SFP+). Twelve copper or fiber 1G SFP ports and twenty-four 10G SFP+ ports.
The following figure shows the back panel of the MPX 24100/24150 appliances.
Figure 2. Citrix NetScaler MPX 24100/24150, back panel
The following components are visible on the back panel of the MPX 24100/24150 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."