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Front and Rear Panel Components

This article describes the components on the front and rear panels of the vEdge 100b router.

Front Panel

The front panel of the vEdge 100b router has the DC power socket, chassis status LEDs, and reset button. See Chassis Views for the location of these components.

DC Power Socket

The front panel of the vEdge 100b router has a DC power input socket for plugging in the external 12-Volt AC-DC power adapter that is shipped with the router.

Chassis Status LEDs

The vEdge 100b router has a power LED, a status LED, and Ethernet port LEDs located in the front panel. Each RJ-45 port has two built-in LEDs. See Figure 1.

Figure 1: Chassis Status LEDs in a vEdge 100b Router

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Table 1 describes the LEDs , their color and states, and the status they indicate.

Table 1: Chassis Status LEDs in a vEdge 100b Router

LED

Color

Status

Power

Green/Red

  • Off: System is not on
  • Green: System is powered on
  • Red: Power supply fault

Status (SYS)

Green/Yellow/Red

  • Off: System is not on
  • Solid Green: System is fully functional and OMP connection is in the Up state
  • Blinking Green: System is booting up
  • Solid Yellow: System is up but OMP connection is in the Down state
  • Solid Red: System has detected a major system level fault—one of the necessary daemons in the system is down (system will usually reboot shortly after this)

RJ-45 Ethernet Port LEDs (0–4)

Green

  • Off: No link and corresponding yellow LED is off
  • Solid Green: 1000 Mbps link detected
  • Blinking Green: 1000 Mbps link detected and link activity
RJ-45 Ethernet Port LEDs (0–4) Yellow
  • Off: No link and corresponding green LED is off
  • Solid Yellow: 10/100 Mbps link detected
  • Blinking Yellow: 10/100 Mbps link detected and link activity

Reset Button

The Reset button on the front panel is recessed, to avoid accidentally pressing it while the router is operational. To press the Reset button, use a sharp narrow tool. Table 2 describes the effects of pressing the Reset button.

Table 2: Reset Button Press Behavior

Press Duration

Behavior

Short press

Pressing for two seconds resets and reboots the router.

Long press

Pressing for 10 seconds resets the router and reboots it with factory default configuration.

Rear Panel

The rear panel of the vEdge 100b router has a small metal-enforced hole for attaching a Kensington lock to secure the router. See Chassis Views for the location of these components.

Additional Information

Ports and Connectors
Power Supply

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