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Installing the SRX550 Services Gateway in a Rack

 

You can front-mount the SRX550 Services Gateway in a rack. Many types of racks are acceptable, including four-post (telco) racks, enclosed cabinets, and open-frame racks.

Note

If you are installing multiple devices in one rack, install the lowest one first and proceed upward in the rack.

To install the services gateway in a rack:

  1. Position a mounting bracket on each side of the chassis.
  2. Use a Phillips (+) screwdriver, number 2 to install the screws that secure the mounting brackets to the chassis. Use either the front mount position, as shown in Figure 1, or the center mount position as shown in Figure 2.
    Figure 1: Installing the Rack Mount Brackets (Front Mount Position)
    Installing
the Rack Mount Brackets (Front Mount Position)
    Figure 2: Installing the Rack Mount Brackets (Center Mount Position)
    Installing
the Rack Mount Brackets (Center Mount Position)
  3. Have one person grasp the sides of the services gateway, lift it, and position it in the rack.
  4. Align the bottom hole in each mounting bracket with a hole in each rack rail, making sure the chassis is level.
  5. Have a second person install a mounting screw into each of the two aligned holes. Use a Phillips (+) screwdriver, number 2 to tighten the screws.
  6. Install the second screw in each mounting bracket.
    Figure 3: Installing the Services Gateway in the Rack (Front Mount Shown, Center Mount Similar)
    Installing the Services Gateway in the Rack (Front
Mount Shown, Center Mount Similar)
  7. Verify that the mounting screws on one side of the rack are aligned with the mounting screws on the opposite side and that the services gateway is level.