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N7K module replacement

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Jul 22nd, 2014
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Hello all, we had a module go bad in the N7K, I have a new RMA part here and will replace it tonite. I am wondering how to down this device? I havent seen it yet  :)   only remotly from ssh sessions. Does it have power switches? Is there any command I need to do before shutting it down? Thanks for any help on this subject.

Correct Answer by Robert Falconer about 3 years 1 month ago

Maybe they meant to power-off the module for some reason?

The data sheet confirms that OIR is supported for that module. I've replaced several modules and never had issues.

http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/collateral/switches/nexus-7000-10-...

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Robert Falconer Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:47
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The 7Ks support OIR on all modules. There's no need to power down the switch.

Mark Jensen Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:06
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The TAC person said to power it down before swapping out the module.  Is this to keep the config ?  I would much rather not power it down if possible.

 

    10 Gbps Ethernet XL Module          N7K-M132XP-12L   

 

is the module involved.

Mark Jensen Tue, 07/22/2014 - 12:24
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I handed this doc off to the management that will tell me how to proceed  :)   maybe they will let me do it without downing the system.  thanks

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