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Powering MX2008 On and Off
Powering Off the DC-Powered MX2008 Router
After powering off a PSM, wait at least 60 seconds before turning it back on.
To power off the router:
- On the external management device connected to the RCB,
request vmhost power-offoperational mode command individually on both the RCBs. The command shuts down the RCB cleanly, so the state information is preserved.
user@host> request vmhost power-off
- Wait until a message appears on the console confirming
that the operating system has halted. For more information about the
command, see the Junos OS System
Basics and Services Command Reference
- Attach an electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap to your bare wrist, and connect the strap to one of the ESD points on the chassis.
- Move the DC power switch on the DC PSM faceplate for each
DC PSM to the off (
O) position, and move the DC circuit breaker from the power source input for each DC PDM to the (