Product Documentation

Citrix NetScaler MPX 14000

May 02, 2014

The Citrix NetScaler models MPX 14000 is a 1U appliance, with one 8-core processor and 32 gigabytes (GB) of memory.

The following figure shows the front panel of the MPX 14000 appliance.

Figure 1. Citrix NetScaler MPX 14000, front panel


The MPX 14000 appliance has the following ports:

  • RS232 serial console port.
  • Two USB ports.
  • Two 10/100/1000Base-T copper Ethernet management ports (RJ45), numbered 0/1 and 0/2. The management ports are used to connect directly to the appliance for system administration functions.
  • Eight 10G SFP+ ports numbered 10/1, 10/2, 10/3, 10/4, 10/5, 10/6, 10/7, and 10/8.

The following figure shows the back panel of the MPX 14000 appliance.

Figure 2. Citrix NetScaler MPX 14000, back panel


The following components are visible on the back panel of the MPX 14000 appliance:

  • 256 GB removable solid-state drive, which is used to store the NetScaler software and the user data.
  • 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, which is nonfunctional. This button is functional only if you install a second power supply.

    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, rated at 450 watts, 110-220 volts.

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."