Clearance Requirements for Airflow and Hardware Maintenance of the SRX550 Services Gateway

When planning the installation site for the SRX550 Services Gateway, you need to allow sufficient clearance around the rack.

When planning the installation site for the services gateway, consider the following:

Table 12 provides information about the clearance requirements for maintaining optimum airflow and the distances to facilitate easy maintenance of the services gateway.

Table 12: Clearance Requirements for the SRX550 Services Gateway

Location

Recommended Clearance

Requirement for Clearance

Front of the chassis

8.7 in. (22 cm)

Space for service personnel to remove and install hardware components

Rear of the chassis

17.4 in. (44.2 cm)

Space for service personnel to remove and install hardware components

Between front-mounting flange and rack or cabinet edge

2.5 in. (6.35 cm)

Space for cable management and organization

Between both sides of the chassis and any non-heat-producing surface such as a wall or cabinet side

6.0 in. (15.24 cm)

Space for the cooling system to function properly and to maintain unrestricted airflow around the chassis

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