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Site Preparation Checklist for an XRE200

 

The checklist in Table 1 summarizes the tasks you need to perform when preparing a site for an XRE200 External Routing Engine installation.

Table 1: Site Preparation Checklist

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Environment

Verify that environmental factors such as temperature and humidity do not exceed external Routing Engine tolerances.

Environmental Requirements and Specifications for EX Series Switches

  
Power

Measure distance between external power sources and external Routing Engine installation site.

   

Locate sites for connection of system grounding.

   

Calculate the power consumption and requirements.

Cables Connecting the XRE200 External Routing Engine to XRE200 External Routing Engines and EX8200 Switches

AC Power Specifications for XRE200 External Routing Engines

DC Power Specifications for an XRE200 External Routing Engine

  
Hardware Configuration

Choose the number and types of external Routing Engines you want to install.

XRE200 External Routing Engine Hardware Overview

  
Rack or Cabinet

Verify that your rack or cabinet meets the minimum requirements for the installation of the external Routing Engine.

Rack Requirements

Cabinet Requirements

  

Plan rack or cabinet location, including required space clearances.

   

Secure the rack or cabinet 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.

Cables Connecting the XRE200 External Routing Engine to XRE200 External Routing Engines and EX8200 SwitchesCables Connecting the XRE200 External Routing Engine to XRE200 External Routing Engines and EX8200 Switches

  

Plan the cable routing and management.