This documentation describes hardware components, installation, basic configuration, and basic troubleshooting procedures for the Juniper Networks MX960 3D Universal Edge Router. It explains how to prepare your site for router installation, unpack and install the hardware, power on the router, perform initial software configuration, and perform routine maintenance. After completing the installation and basic configuration procedures covered in this documentation, see the Junos OS configuration guides for information about further Junos OS configuration.

Note: For additional information about Juniper Networks routers and the Physical Interface Cards (PICs) they support—either corrections to or information that might have been omitted from this guide—see the hardware release notes at https://www.juniper.net/.