J9821A Specification


HPE 5406R zl2 Switch

Included accessories

1 HPE 5400R zl2 Management Module (J9827A)

1 HPE 5406R zl2 Switch Fan Tray (J9831A)

I/O ports and slots

6 open module slots

Supports a maximum of 144 autosensing 10/100/1000 ports or 144 SFP ports or 48 SFP+

ports or 48 HPE Smart Rate

Multi-Gigabit or 12 40GbE ports, or a combination

Power supplies

2 power supply slots

1 minimum power supply required (ordered separately)

Fan Tray

Includes: 1 x J9831A

1 fan tray slot

Dimensions (W x D x H)

17.5(w) x 17.75(d) x 6.9(h) in. (44.45 x 45.09 x 17.53 cm) (4U height)


24.5 lb (11.11 kg)

Memory and processor

v3 Gigabit Module

Dual ARM® Coretex A9 @ 1 GHz; Packet buffer size: 13.5 MB internal

v2 Gigabit Module

ARM 11 @ 450 MHz; Packet buffer size: 18 MB internal

v3 10G Module

Dual ARM Coretex A9 @ 1 GHz; Packet buffer size: 13.5 MB internal

v2 10G Module

ARM 11 @ 550 MHz; Packet buffer size: 18 MB internal

v3 40G Module

Dual ARM Coretex A9 @ 1 GHz; Packet buffer size: 13.5 MB internal

Management Module

Freescale P2020 dual core @ 1.2 GHz, 16 MB flash, 1 GB SD Card, 4 GB DDR3 SODIMM

Mounting and enclosure

Mounts in an EIA standard 19-inch telco rack or equipment cabinet (hardware included);

Horizontal surface mounting only

Performance (IPv6 Ready Certified)

1000 Mb Latency

< 2.8 µs (FIFO 64-byte packets)

10 Gbps Latency

< 1.8 µs (FIFO 64-byte packets)

40 Gbps Latency

< 1.5 µs (FIFO 64-byte packets)


Up to 571.4 Mpps

Routing/Switching capacity

960 Gbps

Switch fabric speed

1015 Gbps

Routing table size

10000 entries (IPv4), 5000 entries (IPv6)

MAC address table size

64000 entries


Operating temperature

32°F to 113°F (0°C to 45°C); 0°C to 40°C with J8177C transceiver installed, 0°C to 35°C

with FIPS Opacity Shield installed

Operating relative humidity

15% to 95% @ 113°F (45°C), noncondensing

Nonoperating/Storage temperature

-40°F to 158°F (-40°C to 70°C)

Nonoperating/Storage relative humidity

15% to 95% @ 149°F (65°C), noncondensing


Up to 10,000 ft (3 km)


Power: 44 dB, Pressure: 31.7 dB ISO 7779, ISO 9296

Electrical characteristics


50/60 Hz

80plus.org Certification



Does not come with power supply. Two power supply slots are available; three different power

supplies are available. See power supply products for additional specifications.

Maximum heat dissipation

2450 BTU/hr (2584 kJ/hr), (max. non-PoE);

3700 BTU/hr (3903 kJ/hr), (max. using PoE)


100–127/200–240 VAC, rated

Idle power

(depending on power supply chosen)


Heat dissipation does not include heat dissipated by the PoE-powered devices themselves.


CSA 22.2 No. 60950; UL 60950; IEC 60950; EN 60950


FCC part 15 Class A; EN 55022/CISPR 22 Class A








Power frequency magnetic field



EN 55024, CISPR 24

IEC 61000-4-2; 4 kV CD, 8 kV AD;

HPE ENV. 765.002

IEC 61000-4-3; 3 V/m

IEC 61000-4-4; 1.0 kV (power line), 0.5 kV (signal line) IEC 61000-4-5; 1 kV/2 kV AC, 1 kV signal, 0.5 kV DC

IEC 61000-4-6; 3 Vrms

IEC 61000-4-8; 1 A/m, 50 or 60 Hz

IEC 61000-4-11; >95% reduction, 0.5 period; 30% reduction, 25 periods

EN 61000-3-2, IEC 61000-3-2

EN 61000-3-3, IEC 61000-3-3


IMC—Intelligent Management Center; Command-line interface; Web browser; Configuration menu;

Out-of-band management (RJ-45 Ethernet); SNMP Manager; Out-of-band management (serial

RS-232C or micro USB) AirWave Network Management


Supported 1G SFP transceivers are revision “B” or later (product number ends with the letter “B” or l

ater; For example, J9142B, J8177C).

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