Powering Off a QFX3100 Director Device
Power off a QFX3100 Director device when:
The QFX3100 Director needs to be removed from a rack or cabinet
The device is not active and you want to save power
You want to isolate the QFX3100 Director
Before you power off the QFX3100 Director device:
Ensure that you understand how to prevent electrostatic discharge damage. See Prevention of Electrostatic Discharge Damage.
Ensure that you have the following parts and tools available:
An external management device such as a PC connected to the management network.
To power off a QFX3100 Director device:
- Log in to the default partition of your QFabric system. See Gaining Access to the QFabric System Through the Default Partition.
- Shut down the Director device by issuing the request system halt director-device director-device-name operational mode CLI command. This command shuts down the device gracefully and preserves system state information. A message appears on the console, confirming that the operating system has halted.
- Observe the power supply faceplate LEDs. The AC power supply LED should turn off.