Maintaining MX5, MX10, MX40, and MX80 Components
Tools and Parts Required to Maintain MX5, MX10, MX40, and MX80 Routers
To maintain hardware components, you need the following tools and parts:
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Routine Maintenance Procedures for MX5, MX10, MX40, and MX80 Routers
For optimum router performance, perform preventive maintenance procedures.
Inspect the installation site for moisture, loose wires or cables, and excessive dust. Make sure that airflow is unobstructed around the router and into the air intake vents.
Check the status-reporting devices on the font panel—System alarms and LEDs.
Maintaining the MX5, MX10, MX40, and MX80 Routing Engine
On the MX5, MX10, MX40, and MX80 router, the Routing Engine is fixed inside the chassis. For optimum router performance, verify the condition of the Routing Engine.
On a regular basis:
Check the LEDs on the front panel to view information about the status of the Routing Engine.
To check the status of the Routing Engine, issue the show chassis routing-engine command. The output is similar to the following:
user@host> show chassis routing-engine
Routing Engine status: Temperature 34 degrees C / 93 degrees F CPU temperature 52 degrees C / 125 degrees F DRAM 2048 MB Memory utilization 18 percent CPU utilization: User 1 percent Background 0 percent Kernel 3 percent Interrupt 1 percent Idle 95 percent Model RE-MX80 Start time 2010-02-05 10:05:17 PST Uptime 18 minutes, 59 seconds Last reboot reason Router rebooted after a normal shutdown. Load averages: 1 minute 5 minute 15 minute 0.00 0.02 0.07