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    Checklist for Monitoring the SFMs


    To monitor the Switching and Forwarding Modules (SFMs) and ensure that traffic transiting the router is handled properly. (See Table 1.)


    Table 1: Checklist for Monitoring the SFMs

    Monitor SFM Tasks

    Command or Action

    Monitor the SFM Status

    1. Display the SFM Summary Status

    show chassis sfm sfm-slot

    show chassis sfm detail sfm-slot

    1. Display the SFM LED Status at the Command Line

    show chassis craft-interface

    1. Check the SFM LED Status on the Faceplate

    Check the SFM faceplate at the back of the M40e and M160 router chassis.

    1. Display the SFM Environmental Status

    show chassis environment

    show chassis environment sfm sfm-slot

    Display SFM Alarms

    1. Display Current SFM Alarms

    show chassis alarms

    1. Display SFM Error Messages in the System Log File

    show log messages

    1. Display SFM Error Messages in the Chassis Daemon Log File

    show log chassisd

    Verify SFM Failure

    1. Check the SFM Connection

    Check the thumbscrews on the SFM ejector locking tabs.

    1. Check the SFM Fuses

    The M40e and M160 router fuses are located in a fuse box at the rear of the midplane, behind the lower rear impeller assembly.

    1. Perform an SFM Swap Test
    1. Take the SFM offline.
    2. Replace the SFM with one that you know works.
    3. Bring the SFM online.
    4. Check the SFM status.
    Obtain SFM Hardware Information
    1. Display SFM Hardware Information

    show chassis hardware

    1. Locate the SFM Serial Number ID Label

    Look on the top left of the SFM component.

    Replace the SFM

    Follow the procedure in the appropriate router hardware guide.


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    Published: 2012-08-20