: PA-7500 Series Front Panel
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PA-7500 Series Front Panel

Learn about the front panel components of the PA-7500 Series Firewall.
The following image shows the front panel of the PA-7500 Series firewall and the table describes each front panel component.
Front slot cards
Nine slots that house line cards to provide connectivity, performance, and management functionality to the firewall.
From top to bottom, the chassis supports the following card(s) in each slot:
  • 1—NPC and DPC
  • 2—NPC and DPC
  • 3—NPC and DPC
  • 4—NPC and DPC
  • 5—MPC (
  • 6—NPC and DPC
  • 7—NPC and DPC
  • 8—NPC and DPC
  • 9—NPC and DPC
View the PA-7500 Series Module and Interface Card Descriptions for more information on the slot cards and their components.
Power supplies
Ten power supply slots that provide AC or DC power to the appliance. A minimum of four power supplies is required, while additional power supplies can be used to provide redundancy.
On the front panel of the chassis, the power supplies are numbered as follows:
For more information on connecting power to the firewall, see Connect Power to the PA-7500 Series Firewall.

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