Installing and Connecting a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device

 

Before you begin, ensure that the installation site meets the requirements described in Site Preparation Checklist for a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device.

To install and connect a QFX3008-I Interconnect device:

  1. Follow the instructions in Unpacking a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device.
  2. Install the mounting hardware on your four-post or two-post rack or cabinet by following the instructions in Installing QFX3008-I Interconnect Device Mounting Hardware on Four-Post Racks or Cabinets or Installing QFX3008-I Interconnect Device Mounting Hardware on Two-Post Racks.
  3. Mount the device by following the instructions in Mounting a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device on a Rack or Cabinet Using a Mechanical Lift.
  4. Connect the QFX3008-I Interconnect device to earth ground.

    See Connecting Earth Ground to a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device.

  5. Connect power to the device.

    See Connecting AC Power to a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device with Single-Phase Wiring Trays, Connecting AC Power to a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device with Three-Phase Delta Wiring Trays, and Connecting AC Power to a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device with Three-Phase Wye Wiring Trays.

  6. (Optional) Install the cable management system or lockable front doors, by following the instructions in Installing the Cable Management System on a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device and Installing the Lockable Front Doors on a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device.
  7. See QFX3000-G QFabric System Installation Overview for information about the next steps to install and configure your QFX3000 QFabric system.