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Step 7: Power On the Router

  1. Verify that an external management device is connected to one of the Routing Engine ports on the Routing Engine (AUX/MODEM, CONSOLE, or MGMT).
  2. Turn on the power to the external management device.
  3. Verify that the power supply is fully inserted in the chassis and the thumbscrews on the faceplate are tightened.
  4. Verify that the AC power cord or DC power cables are properly connected:
  5. Press the power switch on the faceplate to the ON (|) position.
  6. Verify that the OUTPUT OK LED on the power supply faceplate lights steadily. If the LED does not light after 60 seconds, repeat Steps 3 and 4. If necessary, repeat the AC power cord or DC power cable installation procedure.
  7. Monitor the startup procedure on the external management device to ensure that the system boots properly.
  8. To power on a second power supply, repeat Steps 3 through 6.

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