Site Preparation Checklist for a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device

 

The checklist in Table 1 summarizes the tasks you need to perform to prepare a site for installing a QFX3008-I Interconnect device.

Table 1: Site Preparation Checklist for a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device

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Environment

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

Environmental Requirements and Specifications for a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device

  
Power

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

   

Calculate power consumption and requirements.

AC Power Specifications for a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device with Single-Phase Wiring Trays

Power Requirements for a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device

Calculating Power Requirements for a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device

Calculating the Fiber-Optic Cable Power Budget for a QFX Series Device

Calculating the Fiber-Optic Cable Power Margin for a QFX Series Device

  
Rack or Cabinet

Select the type of rack or cabinet and verify that it meets the minimum requirements for the installation of the switch.

Rack Requirements for a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device

Cabinet Requirements for a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device

  

Plan rack or cabinet location, ensuring the required space clearances.

Clearance Requirements for Airflow and Hardware Maintenance for a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device

  

Secure the rack or cabinet to the floor and building structure.

Rack Requirements for a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device

Cabinet Requirements for a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device

  
Cables

Plan the cable routing and management.

Acquire cables and connectors:

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

  • Ensure that the distance between hardware components to be connected allows for cable lengths to be within the specified maximum limits.