NetScaler SDX

NetScaler SDX 14000-40G

The NetScaler SDX 14020-40G, SDX 14040-40G, SDX 14060-40G, SDX 14080-40G, and SDX 14100-40G are 2U appliances. Each model has two 6-core processors and 64 GB of memory. The SDX 14020-40G/14040-40G/14060-40G/14080-40G/14100-40G appliances are available in the four-40G QSFP+ ports and sixteen 10G SFP+ ports (4x40G QSFP+ + 16x10G SFP+) configuration.

For information on the software releases supported on the NetScaler hardware platforms, see NetScaler SDX hardware-software compatibility matrix.

The following figure shows the front panel of the SDX 14000-40G appliance.

Figure 1. NetScaler SDX 14020-40G, SDX 14040-40G, SDX 14060-40G, SDX 14080-40G, SDX 14100-40G (4x40G QSFP+ + 16x10G SFP+), front panel

SDX 14000-40G front panel

The NetScaler SDX 14000-40G appliances have 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 0/1and 0/2 from left to right. These ports are used to connect directly to the appliance for system administration functions.
  • Network Ports: Four 40G QSFP+ ports and sixteen 10G SFP+ ports (4x40G QSFP+ + 16x10G SFP+). For information about supported transceivers per port, see 25G, 40G, 50G, and 100G ports.
  • USB ports (reserved for a future release).

The following figure shows the back panel of the SDX 14000-40G appliance.

Figure 2. NetScaler SDX 14020/14040/14060/14080/14100-40G (4x40G QSFP+, 16x10G SFP+), back panel

SDX 14000-40G back panel

The following components are visible on the back panel of the SDX 14000-40G appliance:

  • Two 240 GB or larger removable solid-state drives (SSDs). The two leftmost solid-state drives store the NetScaler software. The next two solid-state drives store user data. The remaining four solid-state drives are reserved for future use. These appliances are a redundant array of independent disks (RAID) devices. In a RAID configuration, the same data is stored on multiple drives to improve performance, increase storage capacity, lower the risk of data loss, and provide fault tolerance.

    Note: Drive densities might increase as components become EOL but its size is never smaller than the original.

  • Power switch, which turns the power to the appliance on or off. Press the switch for less than two seconds to shut off the power.
  • Two power supplies, each power supply is rated at 1000 watts, 100–240 volts. Each power supply has an LED that indicates the status of the power supply.
  • 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 either of the following conditions is true:
    • You have plugged the appliance into only one power outlet.
    • One power supply is malfunctioning and you want to continue operating the appliance until it is repaired.
  • Non-maskable interrupt (NMI) button that is used at the request of Technical Support to initiate a core dump. To press this red button, which is recessed to prevent unintentional activation, use a pen, pencil, or other pointed object. The NMI Button is also available remotely over the network in the LOM GUI, in the Remote Control menu. For more information about the lights out management port of the appliance, see Lights out management port of the NetScaler SDX appliance.
NetScaler SDX 14000-40G

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