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Overview of M7i Router Installation


After you have prepared your installation site as described in M7i Router Site Preparation Checklist, you are ready to unpack and install the router. It is important to proceed through the installation process in the following order:

  1. Review the safety guidelines explained in General Safety Guidelines for Juniper Networks Devices and General Safety Warnings for Juniper Networks Devices.
  2. Follow the instructions in Unpacking the M7i Router and Verifying the M7i Router Parts Received.
  3. Install the cable management system as described in Installing the M7i Cable Management System.
  4. If you are center-mounting the router, move the mounting brackets as described in Moving the Mounting Brackets.
  5. Install the router as described in Installing the M7i Router Into the Rack.
  6. Connect the grounding cable as described in Connecting the Grounding Cable to the M7i Router.
  7. Connect cables to external devices as described in Connecting the M7i Router to Management and Alarm Devices.
  8. Connect the AC power cords as described in Connecting Power to an AC-Powered M7i Router or DC power cables Connecting Power to a DC-Powered Router.
  9. Power on the router as described in Powering On the M7i Router.
  10. Perform the initial system startup as described in Initially Configuring the M7i Router.