The Citrix NetScaler MPX 17000 appliance is a 2U appliance, with 2 quad-core processors, and 32 GB of memory. The MPX 17000 is a high-capacity hardware platform intended for any high traffic, intensive processing data center environment. There are two MPX 17000 models: the four network-port model and the ten network-port model.
The following figure shows the front panel of the MPX 17000, four network-port model.
Figure 1. Citrix NetScaler MPX 17000 four network-port model, front panel
Depending on the model, the appliance has the following ports:
When facing the bezel, the upper LEDs to the left of each port represent connectivity. They are lit and amber in color when active. The lower LEDs represent throughput. They are lit and green when active.
The following figure shows the back panel of the MPX 17000 appliance.
Figure 2. Citrix NetScaler MPX 17000 appliance, back panel
The following components are visible on the back of the MPX 17000 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."