Installing a Top Fan Tray in a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device

 

A QFX3008-I Interconnect device top fan tray is field-replaceable. and is hot-removable and hot-insertable; you can remove and replace the fan tray while the device is running without turning off power to the device or disrupting switching functions.

The top fan tray installs horizontally at the top on the back of the chassis, behind a cover door. There are two captive screws at the top of the cover door to secure the cover door to the chassis.

Before you begin to install a fan tray, ensure that you understand how to prevent ESD damage. See Prevention of Electrostatic Discharge Damage.

Ensure that you have the following parts and tools available to install a fan tray in a QFX3008-I Interconnect device:

  • Electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap

  • Replacement fan tray

Caution

The fan trays can be removed and replaced while the QFX3008-I Interconnect device is operating. However, you must replace the fan tray within 2 minutes of removing the fan tray to prevent overheating of the chassis.



To install a fan tray in a QFX3008-I Interconnect device (see Figure 1):

  1. Attach the ESD grounding strap to your bare wrist, and connect the strap to the ESD point on the chassis

  2. Align the tray with the fan tray guide on the top of the tray. Slide in the fan tray until it is fully seated in the chassis.

  3. Turn the latch, located in the middle of the fan tray, clockwise to lock the fan tray in the chassis.

  4. Close the cover door and tighten the captive screws on the faceplate using your fingers.

Figure 1: Installing a Top Fan Tray in a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device
Installing a
Top Fan Tray in a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device