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Maintaining the MX2020 Power Usage

 

Purpose

For optimum router performance, verify the AC or DC power usage.

Action

On a regular basis:

  • Make sure that the total system power consumption and capacity doesn’t exceed the maximum allocated.

    • Issue the show chassis power command to display the information about the AC or DC power system.

The output displays the AC chassis power for 2100 W capacity.

user@host>show chassis power

The output displays the DC chassis power for 2100 W capacity.

Note

The capacity of the DC PSM is limited by the power feeds as indicated by the 60 A/80 A switch on the PDM.

user@host> show chassis power

The output displays the 240 V China DC chassis power for 2100 W capacity.

user@host> show chassis power

For further description of the output from the commands, see the Junos OS System Basics and Services Command Reference  .