What is the working mode of power modules on CE series switches

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Description
What is the working mode of power modules on a switch?
Solution
By default, power modules on a switch work in load balancing mode. The software of power modules equally distributes power consumption to all the power modules.


You can change the working mode of power modules through the CLI if required.


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E9000 switch module working mode
When connecting the CX311 or CX911 switch modules of E9000 servers with FC switches through FC ports, you must change the working mode of the switch modules. The CX311 FCoE gateway and CX911 FC switching plane provide two working modes: Full Fabric (default mode) and Transparent (TR). You must set the working mode based on the connected devices. For details about the specific configuration, query with the keyword "CX311 working mode" or "CX911 working mode".

How to view the power of power modules on CE series switches
Run the display device power command to view the power of the switch.
<HUAWEI> display device power
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Slot PowerNo Present Mode State     Current   Voltage   ActualPower RatedPower
                                    (Ampere)  (Volt)      (Watts)     (Watts)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
1    PWR1    NO      --   --        --        --        --          --
     PWR2    YES     AC   Supply    9.2       12.0      110         350
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
N/A:Power not available
In the command output, the ActualPower field indicates the current power, and the RatedPower field indicates the rated power.

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