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M10i Router Site Preparation Checklist

 

The checklist in Table 1 summarizes the tasks you need to perform when preparing a site for router installation.

Table 1: Site Preparation Checklist

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Environment

Verify that environmental factors such as temperature and humidity do not exceed router tolerances.

M10i Router Environmental Specifications

  
Power

Measure distance between external power sources and router installation site.

M10i Router DC Power Supply Specifications

M10i Router AC Power Supply Specifications

  

Locate sites for connection of system grounding.

M10i Chassis Grounding Cable and Lug Specifications

  

Calculate the power consumption and requirements.

M10i Router Power Requirements

  
Hardware Configuration

Choose the configuration.

   
Rack

Verify that your rack meets the minimum requirements for the installation of the router.

Installation Safety Warnings for Juniper Networks Devices

  

Plan rack location, including required space clearances.

Clearance Requirements for Airflow and Hardware Maintenance

M10i Rack Size and Strength

  

If a rack is used, secure rack to floor and building structure.

Connection to Building Structure

  
Cables

Acquire cables and connectors:

  • Determine the number of cables needed based on your planned configuration.

  • Review the maximum distance allowed for each cable. Choose the length of cable based on the distance between the hardware components being connected.

Calculating Power Budget for Fiber-Optic Cable for M Series, MX Series, and T Series Routers

Calculating Power Margin for Fiber-Optic Cable for M Series, MX Series, and T Series Routers

  

Plan the cable routing and management.

Maintaining the M10i PICs and PIC Cables