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    Checklist for Monitoring the Craft Interface

    Purpose

    To monitor and maintain the craft interface or Front Panel Module (FPM) to ensure that you can view the router status and perform management operations from the panel on the front of the chassis.

    Action

    Table 1: Checklist for Monitoring the Craft Interface

    Monitor Craft Interface Tasks

    Command or Action

    Understanding the Craft Interface 
    • M5 and M10 Router Craft Interface
    • M20 Router Craft Interface
    • M40 Router Craft Interface
    • M40e and M160 Router Craft Interface
    • M120 Router Craft Interface
    • M320 Router Craft Interface
    • T320, T640, and T1600 Router Craft Interface
    • TX Matrix Router Craft Interface
    • TX Matrix Plus Router Craft Interface
     
    Monitoring the Craft Interface Status 
    1. Viewing the Craft Interface Status

    show chassis craft interface

    Physically check the craft interface panel.

    1. Checking the Craft Interface Environmental Status

    show chassis environment

    (M40e, M160, T320, T640, and T1600 routers only)

    show chassis environment fpm

    Viewing Craft Interface Information from the Command Line

    show chassis craft-interface

    Verifying Craft Interface Failure 
    1. Displaying Craft Interface Alarms

    show chassis alarms

    1. Display Craft Interface Error Messages in the System Log File

    show log messages

    1. Displaying Craft Interface Messages in the Chassis Daemon Log File

    show log chassisd.

    1. Displaying Craft Interface Hardware Information

    show chassis hardware

    Replacing the Craft Interface 
    1. Replacing the M20 Router Craft Interface
    1. Attach an ESD strap to your wrist.
    2. Unscrew the thumbscrews on the left and right sides of the craft interface.
    3. Flip the ends of the two extractor clips towards the outside edges of the router.
    1. Replacing the M40 Router Craft Interface

    The craft interface is attached to the lower impeller tray.

    1. Attach an ESD strap to your wrist.
    2. Unscrew the three screws at the bottom edge of the lower impeller tray.
    3. Grasp the sides of the lower impeller tray, and slide it out of the chassis.
    1. Replacing the M40e and M160 Router Craft Interface

    The craft interface is attached to the upper impeller assembly (front top blower).

    1. Attach an ESD strap to your wrist.
    2. Undo the captive screws at the corners of the craft interface.
    3. Grasp the craft interface and pull it out of the chassis.
    1. Replacing the M120 Router Craft Interface

    The craft interface is located on the front of the chassis above the FPC card cage.

    1. Attach an ESD strap to your wrist.
    2. Loosen and remove the two nuts that secure the craft interface to the chassis. Also remove the two washers located behind the nuts..
    3. Grasp the craft interface and pull it out of the chassis.
    1. Replacing the M320 Router Craft Interface

    The craft interface is located on the front of the chassis above the FPC card cage.

    1. Replacing the T320, T640, and T1600 Router Craft Interface

    The craft interface is located on the front of the chassis above the FPC card cage.

    1. Replacing the TX Matrix and TX Matrix Plus Craft Interface

    The craft interface is located on the front of the chassis above the upper fan tray.

    Locating the Craft Interface Serial Number ID Label 
    1. Locating the M20 Router Craft Interface Serial Number ID Label

    Remove the craft interface and look for the serial number ID label on the back of the unit.

    1. Locating the M40 Router Craft Interface Serial Number ID Label

    Remove the craft interface and look for the serial number ID label on the back of the unit.

    Remove the craft interface and look for the serial number ID label on the back of the unit.

    1. Locating the M120 Router Craft Interface Serial Number ID Label

    Remove the craft interface and look for the serial number ID label on the back of the unit, behind the console port.

    1. Locating the M320 Router Craft Interface Serial Number ID Label

    Remove the craft interface and look for the serial number ID on the back of the unit, behind the alarm LEDs

    1. Locating the T320, T640, and T1600 Router Craft Interface Serial Number ID Label

    Remove the craft interface and look for the serial number ID label on the back of the unit.

    Returning the Craft Interface

    See Return the Failed Component, or follow the procedure in the appropriate router hardware guide.

    Published: 2012-08-20