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QFX10008 Site Preparation Checklist

 

The checklist in Table 1 summarizes the tasks you need to perform when preparing a site for a QFX10008 chassis installation.

Table 1: Site Preparation Checklist

Item or Task

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Environment 

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

QFX10000 Environmental Requirements and Specifications

Power 

Measure the distance between external power sources and the router installation site.

 

Calculate the power consumption and requirements.

QFX10008 Power Planning

Rack 

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

QFX10000 Rack Requirements

Plan rack location, including required space clearances.

QFX10000 Clearance Requirements for Airflow and Hardware Maintenance

Secure the rack to the floor and 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.

The list of supported transceivers for the QFX10008 line cards is located at https://pathfinder.juniper.net/hct/product/#prd=QFX10008.

Plan the cable routing and management.

 

Hardware Upgrades

Order individual components. See QFX10008 Configurations and Upgrade Options.