QFX5200 Site Preparation Checklist
The checklist in Table 1 summarizes the tasks you need to perform when preparing a site for a QFX5200 installation.
Table 1: Site Preparation Checklist
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Determine whether the QFX5200-32C will operate as a standalone switch or as a member in a Virtual Chassis. QFX5200-48Y and QFX5200-32C-L are supported only as a standalone switches.
Verify that environmental factors such as temperature and humidity do not exceed switch tolerances.
Measure the distance between external power sources and switch installation site.
Calculate the power consumption and requirements.
|Rack or Cabinet|
Verify that your rack or cabinet meets the minimum requirements for the installation of the switch.
Plan rack or cabinet location, including required space clearances.
Secure the rack or cabinet to the floor and building structure.
Acquire cables and connectors:
Plan the cable routing and management.