Citrix SD-WAN Platforms

6100 Standard Edition and Premium Edition appliance

The Citrix SD-WAN 6100 Standard Edition (SE)/ Premium Edition (PE) is a 2U appliance. Each model has two 14-core processors for a total of 28 physical cores (with hyper-threading enabled), and 256 GB of memory. For latest performance and bandwidth capacity details, see the Citrix SD-WAN data sheet.

The following Citrix SD-WAN software versions are supported on the 6100 appliance editions:

  • Citrix SD-WAN 6100 SE – Citrix SD-WAN 10.2.3 and above.
  • Citrix SD-WAN 6100 PE - Shipped with Citrix SD-WAN 10.2.7 image, upgrade the software to Citrix SD-WAN 11.2.1 and above to enable PE functionality.

The Citrix SD-WAN 6100 SE/PE appliance front panel has the following ports:

6100 front panel

Port Description
0/1, 0/2 10/100/1000 Base-T copper Ethernet management ports (RJ45)
1/1, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4 1000 Base-TX Fail-To-Wire
10/1, 10/2, 10/3, 10/4 10G Base-SR Fail-To-Wire
10/5, 10/6, 10/7, 10/8 10G SFP+

The following components are visible on the back panel of the Citrix SD-WAN 6100 SE/PE appliance:

6100 SE back panel

For Citrix SD-WAN 6100 SE [SSD Configuration]

  • Drive bay 3 - 2.5” Boot drive SSD with 480 GB capacity
  • Drive bay 1, 2, 4 - 2.5” SSD Plastic Drive Tray “Fillers- Dummy”

For Citrix SD-WAN 6100 PE [SSD Configuration]

  • Drive bay 3 - 2.5” Boot drive SSD with 480 GB capacity
  • Drive bay 1, 2, 4 - 2.5” 960 GB SSD.

Power Switch and back end Button functionalities:

  • Power switch, which turns off power to the appliance, as if you were to unplug the power supply. Press the switch for five seconds to turn off the power.

  • Disable PS alarm button is functional only when the appliance has two power supplies.

    Press this button to mute the power alarm from sounding:

    • When you have plugged the appliance into only one power outlet.
    • When one power supply is malfunctioning and you want to continue operating the appliance until it is repaired.
  • Dual redundant, hot-swappable power supplies (100–240 VAC standard 1,000 W, 48 V DC optional).

Convert the Citrix SD-WAN 6100 SE appliance to the Citrix SD-WAN 6100 PE appliance

  1. Insert the required SSD in the Citrix SD-WAN SE appliance.
  • Drive bay 3-Insert 2.5” Boot drive SSD with 480 GB capacity.
  • Drive bay 1, 2, and 4- Insert 2.5” 960 GB SSD. For instructions about how to insert SSD, see Solid State Drive.
  1. Restart the appliance through the SD-WAN web management interface.
  2. Ensure that the software release version installed on the appliance is Citrix SD-WAN 11.2.1 or above. If the appliance is running a version lower than 11.2.1, upgrade the software to 11.2.1 and perform a local change management. For upgrade instructions, see Upgrade paths.

  3. Install the Premium Edition platform license. For license information, see Citrix SD-WAN product downloads.

Summary of hardware specifications

The following table summarizes the specifications of Citrix SD-WAN 6100 SE hardware platform.

Specifications Citrix SD-WAN 6100 SE/PE
Compliance Regulatory Model number 2U1P1A
Processors 2x 14 Core processor (Intel E5-2680 v4 14-core, 2.4 GHz)
Memory 256 GB 2,400 MHz, 8x 32 GB RDIMM
Number of power supplies 2 (Each 1,000 W; Dual Redundant Hot swappable)
AC power supply, input voltage, frequency, and current 100–240 V AC, 50–60 Hz, 5.5-2.8A
DC input voltage and Current -36 V DC to -72 V DC, 15.4-7.7A
Typical AC power consumption 357 W
Maximum AC power consumption 480 W
Typical Heat Dissipation 1251 BTU/Hr
Max Heat Dissipation 1218 BTU/Hr
Typical Airflow (front to rear) 65 CFM
Max Airflow (front to rear) 125 CFM
Altitude Range Max 5,000 m (Up to 16,000 ft)
Solid State Drives (SSD) 1x480GB and 3x960GB SSD (1.2GB DBC, applicable for PE only)
Package weight 69 (lbs) (31.3 Kg)
Shipping dimensions 36.5’ L X 24.5’ W X 11’ H (94 x 63 x 28 cm)
System weight (lbs) 60 (lbs) (27.2 Kg)
Rack Height 2U
Rack Width EIA 310-D for 19 (inch) racks
Rack Depth 28 inches (71.1 cm)
Operating temperature 0–45°C (32–113°F)
Humidity (non-condensing) 5% - 95%
Safety certifications IEC 60950-1, second Edition
  CSA 60950-1, second Edition
  UL 60950-1, second Edition
  AS/NZS 60950-1
EMC and susceptibility US (FCC (Part 15 Class A)), Europe (CE (EN55032/55024)), Australia (RCM), Japan (VCCI), Korea (KCC), Taiwan (BSMI), China (CCC), India (BIS), Russia (CUTR), Russia (EAC), Saudi Arabia (CITC), Brazil (Anatel), South Africa (ICASA), Mexico (NOM), Egypt (NTRA), Israel (MoC)
Environmental compliance ROHS, WEEE, REACH
6100 Standard Edition and Premium Edition appliance