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M7i 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

Item or Task

Performed By



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


Measure distance between external power sources and router installation site.


Select the type of rack.


Plan rack location, including required space clearances.


Secure rack to floor and building structure.


Acquire cables and connectors.


Locate sites for connection of system grounding.


Calculate power budget and power margin.