Product Documentation

Citrix CloudBridge 4000

Jul 05, 2013

Citrix CloudBridge 4000 are 2U appliances. Each model has two 6-core processors for a total of 12 physical cores (24 cores with hyper-threading), and 48 gigabytes (GB) of memory. The Citrix CloudBridge 4000 have a bandwidth of 310Mbps, 500Mbps, and 1Gbps, respectively.

The following figures shows the front panel of the Citrix CloudBridge 4000 appliance.

Figure 1. Citrix CloudBridge 4000, front panel (without FTW cards)
Figure 2. Citrix CloudBridge 4000, front panel (with FTW cards)

The Citrix CloudBridge 4000 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 appliance's 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). These ports are used to connect directly to the appliance for system administration functions.
  • Network Ports
    • CloudBridge 4000 (without FTW cards). Eight 1G SFP ports and four 10G SFP+ ports.
    • CloudBridge 4000 (with FTW cards). Eight 1G copper Ethernet ports and four 10G ports.

The following figure shows the back panel of the Citrix CloudBridge 4000 appliance.

Figure 3. Citrix CloudBridge 4000, back panel

The following components are visible on the back panel of the Citrix CloudBridge 4000 appliance:

  • Four 600 GB removable solid-state drives, which store the appliance's compression history. The 256 GB solid-state drive below the hard disk drive stores the appliance's software.
  • USB port (reserved for a future release).
  • A 1 TB removable hard disk drive.
  • Power switch, which turns off power to the appliance, just as if you were to unplug the power supply. Press the switch for five seconds to turn off the power.
  • 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.

  • Dual power supplies (either AC or DC), each rated at 850 watts, 100-240 volts.