Powering On a QFX3100 Director Device

 

Before you power on the QFX3100 Director device, ensure that:

Ensure that you have the following parts and tools available to power on the QFX3100 Director device:

When you power on the QFX3100 Director devices in the Director group for the first time the first device to be powered on assumes the Director Group 0 (dg0) role. The second device to be powered on assumes the Director Group 1 (dg1`) role.

To power on the QFX3100 Director device:

  1. Ensure that the power supplies are fully inserted in the QFX3100 Director device and that each of their handles is flush against the faceplate.
  2. Ensure that the source power cord is inserted securely into the appliance inlet for each AC power supply.
  3. Switch on the site circuit breakers.
  4. Press the power switch on the rear panel of the QFX3100 Director device to power on the device.Note

    Pressing the power switch momentarily either causes the system to power on or causes a graceful shutdown. Pressing the power switch for 4 seconds or longer causes an abrupt power shutdown.

  5. Observe the power supply faceplate LEDs. If the power supply is installed correctly and functioning normally, the AC power supply LED is green.
  6. On the external management device, monitor the startup process to ensure that the system boots properly.
Note

After you power on a power supply, wait for at least 60 seconds before you turn it off. After you power off a power supply, wait for at least 60 seconds before you turn it back on.