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how to activate 10GE on CX600-X1-X2 platform

And after the holidays …

We can bring up a subject of 10GE interfaces on Huawei CX600-X1-X2 platform. The short subject but can be useful.

 

Let’s imagine that you have NPUI board installed on the router:

<CX600>display elabel 1

BoardType=CX67NPUI20
Item=03030MDQ
Description=CX600,CX67NPUI20,Network Processing Unit Integrated with 2-Port 10GBase LAN/WAN-XFP

The first you have to do is to activate licence for 10GE interfaces:

<CX600>license active licence.dat

Let’s check the license usage:

<CX600>display license resource usage
Info: Active License on master board: cfcard:/license.dat
 FeatureName    | ConfigureItemName       | ResourceUsage

 CXFEA03           LCX610GP00                  1/0
 CXFEA03           LCX6L3VN00                  1/1

License activation does not mean that you already have 10GE interfaces. Remember to activate 10GE for specific slot, in our case for slot 1:

<CX600>sys
Enter system view, return user view with Ctrl+Z.
[WRO1013-HC-1]slot 1
[WRO1013-HC-1-slot-1]active 10ge-interface

<CX600>display license resource usage
Info: Active License on master board: cfcard:/license.dat
 FeatureName    | ConfigureItemName       | ResourceUsage

 CXFEA03           LCX610GP00                  1/1
 CXFEA03           LCX6L3VN00                  1/1

Without license and port activations, by default, traffic on 10GE interfaces is limited to 10Mbbs!

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