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Tools and Parts Required for Installation


The Quick Start Guide is designed to show the basic installation and startup procedures. For complete instructions see the QFX5200 Hardware Guide at QFX5200 Switch Hardware Guide

Gather the tools and equipment listed in Table 1 for installing the switch in a 4 post rack.

Table 1: Tools and Equipment Needed to Install QFX5200-32C and QFX5200-32C-L

Tools and Equipment


Electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap

Not provided

A Phillips (+) screwdriver, number 2

Not provided

One pair of rear mounting blades


One pair of front mounting rails


Twelve crews to secure the mounting rails to the chassis


Eight screws to secure the chassis and rear installation blades to the rack

Not provided

Grounding lug, Panduit LCD10-10A-L or equivalent, two 10-32 x 0.25 screws with #10 split-lock washers to secure the grounding lug to the grounding lug bracket protective earthing terminal

Not provided

Two power cords with plugs appropriate to your geographical location


RJ-45 cable and RJ-45 to DB-9 serial port adapter


A Management host, such as a laptop or PC, with an Ethernet port

Not Provided

An Ethernet cable with an RJ-45 connector attached


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