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Packing an QFX5110 Device or Component for Shipping

 

If you are returning a QFX5110 or component to Juniper Networks for repair or replacement, pack the item as described in this topic.

Before you pack a QFX5110 or component:

Ensure that you have the following parts and tools available:

  • ESD grounding strap.

  • Antistatic bag, one for each component.

  • If you are returning the chassis, an appropriate screwdriver for the mounting screws used on your rack or cabinet.

This topic describes:

Packing a QFX5110 Switch for Shipping

To pack a QFX5110 for shipping:

  1. Power down the switch and remove the power cables. See Powering Off a QFX5110.
  2. Remove the cables that connect the QFX5110 to all external devices.
  3. Remove all field-replaceable units (FRUs) from the switch.
  4. Have one person support the weight of the switch while another person unscrews and removes the mounting screws.
  5. Remove the switch from the rack or cabinet (see QFX5110 Installation Safety Guidelines) and place the switch in an antistatic bag.
  6. Place the switch in the shipping carton.
  7. Place the packing foam on top of and around the switch.
  8. If you are returning accessories or FRUs with the switch, pack them as instructed in Packing QFX5110 Components for Shipping.
  9. Replace the accessory box on top of the packing foam.
  10. Close the top of the cardboard shipping box and seal it with packing tape.
  11. Write the RMA number on the exterior of the box to ensure proper tracking.

Packing QFX5110 Components for Shipping

Caution

Do not stack switch components. Return individual components in separate boxes if they do not fit together on one level in the shipping box.

To pack and ship QFX5110 components:

  1. Place individual FRUs in antistatic bags.
  2. Ensure that the components are adequately protected with packing materials and packed so that the pieces are prevented from moving around inside the carton.
  3. Close the top of the cardboard shipping box and seal it with packing tape.
  4. Write the RMA number on the exterior of the box to ensure proper tracking.