Cisco N2K-C2248TP-1GE 48 Port Networking Expansion Module
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N2K-C2248TP-1GE Cisco Nexus 2248TF Gigabit Ethernet Fabric Bulk

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N2K-C2248TP-1GE Nexus 2000 Series 48 Ports Gigabit Ethernet Fabric Extender Expansion Module | Made by Cisco | New Bulk Pack

Interface Types of This Product: Expansion Module 48 Port

Product Condition:
New Bulk Pack
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90 Days
We are giving specifications below, why one should consider procuring Cisco 48 Port Expansion Module Networking features, a general overview, description, performance specification, relevant images, a competitive price infographic, and technical information about the N2K-C2248TP-1GE model with compatibility.

Features and Benefits of Nexus Fabric Extender

The N2K-C2248TP-1GE Cisco Nexus 2248TF Gigabit Ethernet Fabric Extender is a highly efficient and flexible solution for expanding the reach of a data center network. It offers a wide range of features and benefits that make it an ideal choice for organizations looking to optimize their network infrastructure.


  • High-density connectivity: The N2K-C2248TP-1GE provides 48 1000BASE-T ports with RJ-45 connectors that allow for high-density connectivity of up to 576 ports per 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GE) switch.
  • Unified fabric: This fabric extender supports both Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) and Ethernet connectivity, enabling organizations to simplify their infrastructure and reduce costs.
  • Virtual PortChannel (vPC) technology: The N2K-C2248TP-1GE supports vPC technology, which allows two Nexus switches to act as a single logical switch, providing high availability and improved network performance.
  • Easy management: The Cisco Nexus 2248TF fabric extender can be managed using the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Management Software (FEMS), which provides a simple and intuitive interface for configuring and monitoring the device.
  • Energy efficiency: This fabric extender is designed to be highly energy-efficient, with features like intelligent power management and low-power ASICs that help reduce power consumption.


  • Increased scalability: With its high-density connectivity, the N2K-C2248TP-1GE can help organizations scale their network infrastructure to meet the growing demands of their business.
  • Reduced complexity: By supporting both FCoE and Ethernet connectivity, this fabric extender helps organizations simplify their infrastructure and reduce the complexity of managing multiple networks.
  • Improved performance: The N2K-C2248TP-1GE supports vPC technology, which can help improve network performance and reduce downtime.
  • Easy management: With its simple and intuitive management interface, the Cisco Nexus 2248TF fabric extender can help reduce the time and resources required to manage the device.
  • Lower energy costs: The energy-efficient design of this fabric extender can help organizations reduce their energy costs and meet their sustainability goals.

Installation and Configuration

The N2K-C2248TP-1GE Cisco Nexus 2248TF Gigabit Ethernet Fabric Extender is a network device that allows you to extend your Cisco Nexus switch fabric to servers and other network devices. It provides a cost-effective and flexible solution for expanding your network infrastructure. In this answer, we will discuss the installation and configuration of the N2K-C2248TP-1GE Cisco Nexus 2248TF Gigabit Ethernet Fabric Extender.


  • Check the Compatibility - Before installing the N2K-C2248TP-1GE, check that it is compatible with your existing network infrastructure. Ensure that you have the necessary hardware and software requirements.
  • Install the Hardware - Once you have confirmed compatibility, install the N2K-C2248TP-1GE in your data center rack. Ensure that you have the necessary cables, power supplies, and cooling mechanisms in place. Follow the installation guide provided by Cisco to ensure proper installation.
  • Connect the Network Cables - Connect the network cables from the Cisco Nexus switch to the fabric extender. Ensure that the cables are properly connected and secured.
  • Power on the Fabric Extender - After connecting the cables, power on the N2K-C2248TP-1GE. The LED lights on the front panel of the device will indicate that it is powered on and functioning properly.


  • Assign IP Addresses - Before configuring the N2K-C2248TP-1GE, assign an IP address to the device. You can use either DHCP or a static IP address. To assign a static IP address, use the command "configure terminal" followed by "interface mgmt0" and then "ip address <IP address> <subnet mask>".
  • Configure the Switch - Once you have assigned an IP address, configure the Cisco Nexus switch to recognize the fabric extender. Use the command "configure terminal" followed by "feature fex" and then "fex <fabric extender ID>". This will enable the Cisco Nexus switch to recognize the N2K-C2248TP-1GE.
  • Verify the Configuration - After configuring the switch, verify that the fabric extender is functioning properly. Use the command "show fex detail" to view detailed information about the fabric extender. You can also use the command "show interface brief" to view the status of the interfaces on the fabric extender.

Management and Monitoring

The Cisco Nexus 2248TP Gigabit Ethernet Fabric Extender is a data center access-layer solution that can be managed and monitored through various tools and interfaces.


  • Cisco NX-OS Command-Line Interface (CLI): The CLI provides a command-line interface for configuring and managing the Nexus 2248TP. It includes a set of commands that allow you to perform various management tasks, such as configuring interfaces, VLANs, and virtual port channels (vPCs).
  • Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender Manager: The Fabric Extender Manager is a web-based management tool that provides a graphical user interface (GUI) for configuring and managing the Nexus 2248TP. It allows you to perform tasks such as configuring interfaces, VLANs, vPCs, and monitoring system health and performance.
  • Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM): DCNM is a network management tool that provides a centralized management interface for multiple Nexus switches and Fabric Extenders, including the Nexus 2248TP. It allows you to monitor system health and performance, automate configuration management, and perform other management tasks.


  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP): SNMP is a protocol used for monitoring and managing network devices. The Nexus 2248TP supports SNMP, allowing you to monitor system health and performance using SNMP-based network management tools.
  • Cisco Embedded Event Manager (EEM): EEM is a Cisco IOS feature that allows you to monitor events and take automated actions based on predefined policies. The Nexus 2248TP supports EEM, allowing you to monitor events and take automated actions based on predefined policies.
  • Syslog: The Nexus 2248TP supports syslog, allowing you to monitor system events and errors by sending them to a syslog server.

General Information

  • Manufacturer: Cisco Systems, Inc
  • Manufacturer Part Number: N2K-C2248TP-1GE
  • Brand Name: Cisco
  • Product Line: Nexus
  • Product Series: 2000
  • Product Model: 2248TP
  • Product Name: Nexus 2248TP Fabric Extender
  • Product Type: Fabric Extender


  • Green Compliant: Yes
  • Green Compliance Certificate/Authority: RoHS

About New Bulk Pack Products

New Bulk Pack products come with clamshell boxes and do not have any manufacturer warranty. Many times manufacturers disassemble whole units to use parts or pulled from a new system. Typically, this product doesn't come with software or instructions unless indicated and no Manufacturer’s genuine warranty. You can take note these are not brand new products.

For all your expansion module needs, we've got you covered with high-performance devices that increase functional capability and ease business processes.

You can talk to any of our staff and consult on what would be the best way forward when getting an expansion module to complement and enhance existing infrastructure, meet your immediate and future needs.

We have hardware level 12 with firmware 3.0 or higher modules that allow for the installation of up to 14 expansion modules below the base module for resilient performance. Expansion modules connect to the base module using USB Type-A connectors. That's not all, we have hardware level 11 and lower that supports up to 9 expansion modules.

With an expansion module, you get additional cartridge storage as well as tape drive capacity. We have expansion modules that contain up to two drives and two power supplies. You can choose to have the expansion module with tape drives and power supply installed so that it makes setup easier from your end. Expansion modules will need a power supply only if you install a tape drive in it. A single power supply can actually power two drives. However, you can add a second power supply for redundancy purposes. Without a tape drive, the expansion module is powered via the USB cable connected to the base module.

Expansion modules require 2U rack space and will be shipped with the necessary mounting hardware used to secure it to the rack.

The top features of the expansion modules we've listed include:

  • High-resolution LCD screens of up to 5" with backlight for a vibrant visual experience and ease of use. The expansion modules have programmable line keys ensuring that the interface is intuitive and interactive.
  • Straightforward setup to facilitate easy installation.
  • Availability of a wide range of custom configurations
  • Advanced call handling and contact management capabilities to help increase productivity.
  • XML browser functionality
  • Compatibility across systems which helps to leverage on existing IT infrastructure investment. All the expansion modules we've made available will help to enhance your existing desktop solutions.
  • Seamless fusion with planar and fiber technology
  • Compatibility with phone models such as SIP-T27P and SIP-T29G helping to expand functionality.
  • Availability of color icons that enhance the visual experience for users. There are color-coded independent actionable control keys that facilitate fast switching between pages.
  • Ability to link together a maximum of six phone systems and up to two expansion modules from a single host phone.
  • Support for up to 3 modules on a daisy-chain
  • Reduced excess loss and PDL
  • Support for advanced call functions including call forwarding, call transfers, multi-person conferencing, call pickup, LDAP, speed dial, and BFL list.
  • Shipped with a stand that has two adjustable angles

You can find almost every module option in our catalog, we have modules with different numbers of ports, from 1-port options to 50- and 90-port options, you can also check out our 20 Gigabit, 48 Gigabit, and 100 Gigabit expansion modules. Browse through our categories to find the best option for your needs.

All expansion modules make for ideal solutions for administrative assistants, receptionists, and contact center employees due to the ability to easily manage large call volumes and to monitor a large number of contacts.

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