Removing sfp modules from sfp module slots – Cisco 3030 User Manual
Cisco Catalyst Blade Switch 3030 Hardware Installation Guide
Chapter 2 Switch Installation
Installing and Removing SFP Modules
Removing SFP Modules from SFP Module Slots
To remove an SFP module from a module receptacle, follow these steps:
Attach an ESD-preventive wrist strap to your wrist and to a bare metal surface on the chassis.
Disconnect the cable from the SFP module.
For reattachment, note which cable connector plug is send (TX) and which is receive (RX).
For fiber-optic SFP modules, insert a dust plug into the optical ports of the SFP module to keep the
optical interfaces clean.
Unlock and remove the SFP module, as shown in
If the module has a bale-clasp latch, pull the bale out and down to eject the module. If the bale-clasp
latch is obstructed and you cannot use your index finger to open it, use a small, flat-blade screwdriver
or other long, narrow instrument to open the bale-clasp latch.
Removing a Bale-Clasp Latch SFP Module by Using a Flat-Blade Screwdriver
Grasp the SFP module between your thumb and index finger, and carefully remove it from the
Place the removed SFP module in an antistatic bag or other protective environment.