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Unpacking and Mounting the EX4650 Switch

 

Unpacking the Switch

EX4650 switches are shipped in a cardboard carton, secured with foam packing material. The carton has an accessory compartment and contains the quick start instructions.

Caution

EX4650 switches are maximally protected inside the shipping carton. Do not unpack the switches until you are ready to begin installation.

To unpack the switch:

  1. Move the shipping carton to a staging area as close to the installation site as possible, but where you have enough room to remove the system components.
  2. Position the carton so that the arrows marked on the carton are pointing up.
  3. Open the top flaps on the shipping carton.
  4. Pull out the packing material holding the switch in place.
  5. Verify the parts received against the inventory on the label attached to the carton.
  6. Save the shipping carton and packing materials in case you need to move or ship the switch later.

Parts Inventory (Packing List) for an EX4650 Switch

The switch shipment includes a packing list. Check the parts you receive with the switch against the items in the packing list. The packing list specifies the part number and provides a description of each part in your order. The parts shipped depend on the switch model you order.

If any part in the packing list is missing, contact your customer service representative or contact Juniper customer care from within the U.S. or Canada by telephone at 1-888-314-5822. For international-dial or direct-dial options in countries without toll-free numbers, see https://www.juniper.net/support/requesting-support.html .

Table 1 lists the parts and their quantities as listed in the standard packing list for an EX4650 switch.

Table 1: Inventory of Components Provided with an EX4650 Switch

Component

Quantity

Switch

1

Fan modules

EX4650

5 preinstalled

Power supplies

EX4650

2 (AC or DC) preinstalled

AC power cord appropriate for your geographical location

EX4650

2

Mounting brackets

  • Rear mounting blades - 2

  • Front mounting brackets - 2

  • Extension brackets - 2

  • Mounting screws - 12

RJ-45 cable and RJ-45 to DB-9 serial port adapter

1

Quick Start installation instructions

1

Juniper Networks Product Warranty

1

End User License Agreement

1

Note

You must provide the appropriate mounting screws for mounting the switch on a rack.

Register Products—Mandatory to Validate SLAs

Register all new Juniper Networks hardware products and changes to an existing installed product using the Juniper Networks website to activate your hardware replacement service-level agreements (SLAs).

Caution

Register product serial numbers on the Juniper Networks website and update the installation base data if there is any addition or change to the installation base or if the installation base is moved. Juniper Networks will not be held accountable for not meeting the hardware replacement service-level agreement for products that do not have registered serial numbers or accurate installation base data.

Register your product(s) at https://tools.juniper.net/svcreg/SRegSerialNum.jsp.

Update your installation base at https://www.juniper.net/customers/csc/management/updateinstallbase.jsp.

Mounting an EX4650 Switch on Four Posts of a Rack or Cabinet

You can mount an EX4650 switch on four posts of a 19-in. rack or a 19-in. cabinet by using the separately orderable four-post rack-mount kit. (The remainder of this topic uses rack to mean rack or cabinet.)

Note

To ensure that the protective earthing terminal is accessible through the opening in the rear mounting-blade:

  • Ensure that the rack is 23 in. (58.5 cm) through 30.25 in. (76.8 cm) deep if you are mounting the switch flush with the rack front on four posts of a rack.

  • Ensure that the rack is 25 in. (63.5 cm) through 32.25 in. (81.9 cm) deep if you are mounting the switch 2 in. recessed from the rack front.

Before mounting the switch on four posts of a rack:

Ensure that you have the following parts and tools available:

  • Phillips (+) screwdriver, number 2 (not provided)

  • 6 flat-head 4-40 Phillips mounting screws (provided with the four-post rack-mount kit)

  • 12 flat-head 4x6-mm Phillips mounting screws (provided with the four-post rack-mount kit)

  • One pair each of flush or 2-in.-recess front-mounting brackets (provided with the four-post rack-mount kit)

  • One pair of side mounting-rails (provided with the four-post rack-mount kit)

  • One pair of rear mounting-blades (provided with the four-post rack-mount kit)

  • Screws to secure the chassis and the rear mounting-blades to the rack (not provided)

Note

One person must be available to lift the switch while another secures it to the rack.

Caution

If you are mounting multiple units on a rack, mount the heaviest unit at the bottom of the rack and mount the other units from the bottom of the rack to the top in decreasing order of the weight of the units.

To mount the switch on four posts of a rack:

  1. Place the switch on a flat, stable surface.Note

    The four-post rack-mount kit ships with the short front-mounting brackets attached to the side mounting-rails. If you want to recess the switch in the rack, you must unscrew the short front-mounting brackets from the side mounting-rails by using the Phillips (+) screwdriver and attach the long front-mounting brackets to the side mounting-rails.

  2. Align the side mounting-rails along the side panels of the switch chassis. Align the two holes in the rear of the side mounting-rails with the two holes on the rear of the side panels.
  3. Insert 4x6-mm Phillips flat-head mounting screws into the two aligned holes and tighten the screws by using the screwdriver. Ensure that the remaining four holes in the side mounting-rails are aligned with the four holes in the side panel. See Figure 1.
    Figure 1: Attaching the Side Mounting-Rail to the Switch Chassis
    Attaching
the Side Mounting-Rail to the Switch Chassis
  4. Insert the 4x6-mm Phillips flat-head mounting screws into the remaining four holes in the side mounting-rails and tighten the screws by using the screwdriver.
  5. Have one person grasp both sides of the switch, lift the switch, and position it in the rack, aligning the side mounting-rail holes with the threaded holes in the front post of the rack. Align the bottom hole in both the front-mounting brackets with a hole in each rack rail, making sure the chassis is level. See Figure 2.
    Figure 2: Mounting the Switch on Front Posts of a Rack
    Mounting the Switch
on Front Posts of a Rack
  6. Have a second person secure the front of the switch to the rack by using the appropriate screws for your rack.
  7. Slide the rear mounting-blades into the side mounting-rails. See Figure 3.
    Figure 3: Sliding the Rear Mounting-Blades into the Side Mounting-Rails
    Sliding the Rear Mounting-Blades into the Side Mounting-Rails
  8. Attach the rear mounting-blades to the rear post by using the appropriate screws for your rack. Tighten the screws.
  9. Ensure that the switch chassis is level by verifying that all the screws on the front of the rack are aligned with the screws at the back of the rack.
Note

We recommend that you install cover panels in the unused power supply slots.