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Replacing the MX2010 Standard Cable Managers

 

The MX2010 router has the following types of cable manager systems used for routing and securing cables away from system components:

  • Card cage

    Note

    The card-cage cable manager is permanently installed onto the MX2010 system chassis, and cannot be removed.

  • Standard and Extended

    Note

    The MX2010 comes equipped with a standard lower cable manager. The extended lower cable manager can be ordered from Juniper Networks.

  • Standard DC and Extended DC

Removing the MX2010 Standard Cable Manager

To remove the standard cable manager (see Figure 1):

  1. Attach an electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap to your bare wrist, and connect the strap to one of the ESD points on the chassis.
  2. Loosen the two captive screws on the lower cable manager cover, and remove it.
  3. Using a Phillips (+) screwdriver (number 1 or 2), loosen the mounting screws on the lower cable manager.
  4. Grasp the lower cable manager, and pull it straight out from the studs on the front of the chassis.
Figure 1: Removing the Standard Cable Manager
Removing the Standard Cable
Manager

Installing the MX2010 Standard Cable Manager

To install the standard cable manager (see Figure 2):

Note

The MX2010 comes equipped with a standard lower cable manager. The extended lower cable manager can be ordered from Juniper Networks.

  1. Attach an electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap to your bare wrist, and connect the strap to one of the ESD points on the chassis.
  2. Position the lower cable manager on the studs on the lower front of the chassis, just below the MPCs.
  3. Insert the screws into the corners in the lower cable manager onto the studs on the chassis.
  4. Using a Phillips (+) screwdriver (number 1 or 2), tighten the mounting screws securely.
  5. Replace the cable manager cover, and secure it with the two captive screws.
Figure 2: Installing the Standard Cable Manager
Installing the Standard
Cable Manager

Removing the MX2010 Standard DC Cable Manager

To remove the standard DC cable manager (see Figure 3):

  1. Attach an electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap to your bare wrist, and connect the strap to an approved site ESD grounding point. See the instructions for your site.
  2. Grasp the DC cable manager, lift up and pull straight out from the DC PDM on the rear of the chassis.
  3. Place the DC cable manager into an electrostatic bag and set it aside.
Figure 3: Removing the DC Cable Manager
Removing the DC Cable Manager

Installing the MX2010 Standard DC Cable Manager

To install the standard DC cable manager (see Figure 4):

  1. Attach an electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap to your bare wrist, and connect the strap to one of the ESD points on the chassis.
  2. Position the DC cable manager over the two slots located on both sides of the DC PDM.
  3. Lift the DC cable manager slightly up while inserting the two flanges into the slots on both sides of the DC PDM.
  4. Push down to secure the DC cable manager in place.
Figure 4: Installing the Standard DC Cable Manager
Installing the Standard DC
Cable Manager