Port 2 on the r1000 is a QSFP slot that requires a QSFP module so that it can be used for Delivery and Experience monitoring up to 10Gbps and, optionally, for network connectivity (connectivity to APM). For 10Gbps operation, install a QSFP28 to SFP+ adapter (provided). Into the adapter, install an SFP+ module (not provided). A wide range of 10GBASE PHYs (both optical and electrical) are supported. The port comes pre-configured for Delivery and Experience monitoring so no additional configuration is required. It just needs a module inserted and to be cabled.

Cable the r1000 on port 2

To cable the r1000 on port 2:

  1. Verify that the switch you’ll be using has its default port speed and duplex set to auto-negotiate.
  2. Install a QSFP28 to SFP+ adapter then an SFP+ module into port 2.
  3. Using a cable appropriate for the type of module installed, connect port 2 on the r1000 to the switch.
    • Port 2 is ready to use for Delivery and Experience monitoring.

(optional) Configure port 2 as the default network connectivity interface

If you wish to use port 2 as the default network connectivity interface when connecting to APM, it must be configured as such.

To configure port 2 as the default interface:

  1. Change the default interface to eth2.
    • Port 2 is now configured as the default network connectivity interface.
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