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Replacing the SSD on an RE-B-1800 Routing Engine


The RE-B-1800 Routing Engine supports a solid-state drive (SSD) specified by Juniper Networks and ships with one SSD installed. Figure 1 shows the arrangement of storage drive slots on an RE-B-1800 Routing Engine.

Figure 1: RE-B-1800 Storage Drive Slots
RE-B-1800 Storage Drive Slots

The following drive has been verified to work in the RE-B-1800 Routing Engines:

  • SSD SLC 64 GB

To replace a storage drive:

  1. Disable and deactivate the storage drive.
  2. Remove the storage drive.

    1. Attach an electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap to your bare wrist, and connect the strap to an ESD point on the appliance.
    2. Unfasten the thumbscrew that secures the access door in front of the storage drive slots, and open the door.
    3. Slide the lock on the ejector to the unlocked position.
    4. Carefully slide the drive out of the slot.
  3. Reinstall the storage drive.

    1. Carefully align the sides of the drive with the guides in the slot.
    2. Slide the drive into the slot until you feel resistance, carefully ensuring that it is correctly aligned.
    3. Close the access door and tighten the thumbscrew to secure the door.
  4. Mount the new storage drive.