Adding new 48 port blade to Cisco 4507R-E

Posted on 2011-02-11
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
Hi Experts,

We currently have a Cisco 4507R-E with 6 blades configured. We need to add a new blade which will have 48 RJ-45 ports. What is the process to add this new blade in terms of IOS and physically adding it as well?

Question by:abhijitm00
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scriven_j earned 250 total points
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Physically they are hot swappable, so you can just plug it in.
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IOS would depend on how your current blades are configured.
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scriven_j earned 250 total points
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Would be something like

interface GigabitEthernet<bladenumber>/<portnumber>
 switchport access vlan <vlannumber>
 switchport mode access


interface FastEthernet<bladenumber>/<portnumber>
 switchport access vlan <vlannumber>
 switchport mode access

This depends on the type of blade (provide your config for more detail).

<these are places where you need to put config specific information>

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manni78 earned 125 total points
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Its plug-n-play device. so insert the card in empty slot, wait for green/active light and its ready to use.
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Fidelius earned 125 total points
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You will find all instructions regarding installing modules in 4500 here:


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