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Step 3: Install Modules and Other Components

Protect Modules and Slots

To protect the modules, other components, and slots when installing components, observe the following guidelines:

Caution: When handling components, use an antistatic wrist strap connected to one of the device's ESD grounding jacks, or to another grounding device. This action helps to protect the module from damage by electrostatic discharge.

Caution: Always handle a module by its edges. Do not touch the components, pins, leads, or solder connections.

Caution: If you meet strong resistance when attempting to seat a module using the ejectors, remove it from the chassis and confirm that the slot is designed to hold the module. Also, be sure that you have aligned the left and right edges in the correct matching module guides.

Caution: Be sure to cover every empty slot with a blank filler panel to protect the device from dust or other foreign substances and to ensure proper device cooling.

Caution: Do not discard the antistatic bag. When a module is not in use, store it in an antistatic bag.

Required Tools and Safety Items for Installation

You need the following tools to install a CTP platform module:

  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Flathead screwdriver
  • ESD wrist strap or other grounding device

Safety Guidelines for Installing Modules

Before and during the installation process, observe the following warnings.

Warning: Do not work on the device or connect or disconnect cables during lightning activity.

Warning: Be sure circuit breakers for the power source are in the OFF position before attaching power cables.

Warning: Remove jewelry (including rings, necklaces, and watches) before working on equipment that is connected to power lines. Metal objects heat up when connected to power and ground and can cause serious burns or become welded to the terminals.

Warning: Do not insert any metal object, such as a screwdriver, into an open slot or the midplane. Doing so can cause electric shock and serious burns.

Warning: Never attempt to repair parts of modules yourself. Only trained customer service personnel are authorized to service parts. Call Juniper Networks Customer Service to make arrangements to return defective modules for repair.

Install an Interface Module

The CTP150 platform has two possible interface modules, the serial or T1/E1 interface module, that fit into the slots on the right side of the chassis (see Figure 1).

Figure 1: Interface Module Locations in the CTP150 Chassis

Interface Module Locations
in the CTP150 Chassis

To install an interface module:

  1. Ground yourself by using an antistatic wrist strap or other device, and connect it to one of the ESD grounding jacks, or to some other grounding device.
  2. Choose the slot where you want to insert the module.
  3. With a Phillips screwdriver, loosen the screws that secure the blank filler panel covering the empty chassis slot, if present, and remove the filler panel.
  4. Remove the module from its antistatic bag, being careful not to touch module components, pins, leads, or solder connections.
  5. Verify that the ejectors are in the open position (facing outward).
  6. Guide the module into the chassis by placing it between the guides of the selected slot and pushing the module until it stops.

    The module stops sliding when the ejectors make contact with the chassis.

    Caution: If you meet strong resistance when attempting to seat the module using the ejectors, remove it from the chassis, and confirm that the slot is designed to hold the component. Also, be sure that you have aligned the left and right edges in the correct matching tracks.

  7. Insert the module into the midplane by simultaneously pressing both ejectors inward and exerting forward pressure on the module. The small red release buttons should click into place.
  8. Tighten the module's captive screws using a Phillips screwdriver.

    Note: Tighten the captive screws completely before installing an adjacent module so that proper electromagnetic interference (EMI) gasket compression occurs. Failure to do this can make it difficult to install adjacent modules.

Install CompactFlash Card and Replace Drive

The CTP150 model has a removable Type II CompactFlash card. The device should be powered off when you insert or remove the Flash drive. Figure 2 shows the Flash drive on the rear of the CTP150 chassis.

Caution: Although you can remove CompactFlash cards from a running device, we recommend that you do not do so. If you remove the card while data is being written to or copied from the CompactFlash card, data can be lost or corrupted. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you shut down the device before removing or inserting a CompactFlash card.

Figure 2: CTP150 Platform Flash Drive

CTP150 Platform Flash Drive

Modified: 2017-02-20