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MX10003 Installation Overview

 

To install the router:

  1. Prepare your installation site.

    See MX10003 Site Preparation Checklist.

  2. Review the safety guidelines and warnings:
  3. Unpack the router and verify the parts:
    1. See Unpacking the MX10003 Router.
    2. See Verifying the MX10003 Router Parts Received.
  4. (Optional) Remove components from the MX10003 router chassis before Installing it in a rack.

    See individual topics listed in Removing, Installing, and Upgrading Components for removing components.

  5. Install the router onto the rack.

    See Installing the MX10003 Router in a Rack.

  6. (Optional; Required only if you have removed the components from the router in step 4) Reinstall components in the MX10003 router after installing the chassis in a rack.

    See individual topics listed in Removing, Installing, and Upgrading Components for installing components.

  7. Connect cables to the network and external devices.

    See Connecting the MX10003 Router to External Devices and Cables.

  8. Connect the grounding cable.

    See Grounding the MX10003 Router.

  9. Connect the AC power cord or DC power cables:
  10. Power on the router:
  11. Install the air filter unit.

    See Replacing the MX10003 Air Filter Unit.

  12. Perform the initial system configuration.

    See Initially Configuring the MX10003 Router.