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Installing an IOC or NP-IOC in an SRX1400 Services Gateway


You can install an IOC or NP-IOC in slot 2 on the SRX1400 Services Gateway front panel. See SRX1400 Services Gateway Front Panel for front panel slot locations.

To install an IOC or NP-IOC:

  1. Attach an ESD grounding strap to your bare wrist and connect the strap to one of the ESD points on the chassis.

    For more information about ESD, see Preventing Electrostatic Discharge Damage to the SRX1400 Services Gateway.

  2. Power off the services gateway if it is powered on.

    To power off the services gateway, press the Power button on the front panel of the System I/O Card (SYSIOC) for three to five seconds.

    The PWR LED blinks to show you that the services gateway is shutting down.

  3. Place the IOC or NP-IOC on an antistatic mat or remove it from its electrostatic bag.
  4. Identify the slot on the services gateway where you will install the IOC or NP-IOC.

    See SRX1400 Services Gateway Front Panel for details about where the individual modules can be installed.

  5. Orient the IOC or NP-IOC so that the faceplate faces you. Slide the IOC or NP-IOC all the way into the card cage until you feel resistance.
  6. Tighten the screws on either side of the card.
  7. For an NP-IOC or an IOC that uses fiber interfaces, install SFP, SFP+, or XFP transceivers as appropriate into the sockets on the IOC or NP-IOC:Caution

    If you face a problem running a Juniper Networks device that uses a third-party optic or cable, the Juniper Networks Technical Assistance Center (JTAC) can help you diagnose the source of the problem. Your JTAC engineer might recommend that you check the third-party optic or cable and potentially replace it with an equivalent Juniper Networks optic or cable that is qualified for the device.

    1. Take each new transceiver to be installed out of its electrostatic bag and identify the port on the IOC or NP-IOC where it will be installed.
    2. Verify that each transceiver is covered with a rubber safety cap. Cover any transceivers without a safety cap.
    3. Remove the rubber dust covers from each SFP, SFP+, or XFP socket in which you will install a transceiver.
    4. Carefully align the transceiver with the sockets in the IOC or NP-IOC. The connectors should face the IOC or NP-IOC.
    5. Slide the transceiver until the connector is seated in the IOC or NP-IOC slot. If you are unable to fully insert the transceiver, make sure the connector is facing the right way.
    6. Close the ejector handle of the transceiver.
  8. For fiber interfaces, remove the rubber safety cap from each transceiver and cable.Warning

    Do not look directly into a fiber-optic transceiver or into the ends of fiber-optic cables. Fiber-optic transceivers and fiber-optic cable connected to a transceiver emit laser light that can damage your eyes.

  9. Insert the appropriate cables into the cable connector ports on each IOC or NP-IOC. Secure the cables so that they are not supporting their own weight. Place excess cable out of the way in a neatly coiled loop. Placing fasteners on a loop helps to maintain its shape.Caution

    Do not let fiber-optic cable hang free from the connector. Do not allow fastened loops of cable to dangle, which stresses the cable at the fastening point.


    Avoid bending fiber-optic cable beyond its minimum bend radius. An arc smaller than a few inches in diameter can damage the cable and cause problems that are difficult to diagnose.


Never lift the services gateway using the handles on the front panels of the IOC, NP-IOC, or other CFM cards. The handles might come off, causing the chassis to drop and inflicting possible grave injury.