Unpacking and Mounting the SRX1500
Unpacking the SRX1500 Services Gateway
The SRX1500 Services Gateway is shipped in a cardboard carton and secured with foam packing material. The carton also contains an accessory box and quick-start instructions.
The services gateway is maximally protected inside the cardboard carton. Do not unpack it until you are ready to begin installation.
To unpack the SRX1500 Services Gateway:
- Move the cardboard carton to a staging area as close to the installation site as possible, where you have enough room to remove the components from the chassis.
- Position the cardboard carton with the arrows pointing up.
- Carefully open the top of the cardboard carton.
- Remove the foam covering the top of the services gateway.
- Remove the accessory box.
- Verify the parts received against the lists in Verifying Parts Received with the SRX1500 Services Gateway.
- Store the brackets and bolts inside the accessory box.
- Save the shipping carton and packing materials in case you need to move or ship the services gateway at a later time.
Verifying Parts Received with the SRX1500 Services Gateway
The SRX1500 Services Gateway shipment package contains a packing list. Check the parts in the shipment against the items on the packing list. The packing list specifies the part numbers and carries a brief description of each part in your order.
If any part is missing, contact a customer service representative.
The parts shipped with your services gateway can vary depending on the configuration you ordered.
Table 1: Parts List for a Fully Configured SRX1500 Services Gateway
1U SRX1500 Services Gateway chassis with 12 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports, four 1G SFP ports, four 1G/10G SFP ports, two power supply slots, four fans, and one SSD (includes blank covers for WAN PIM)
Front-mount rack-mount kit
Documentation Roadmap and Product Warranty
400 W AC or 650 W DC power supply
Note: The shipment includes one power cord appropriate for your geographical location.
Two power supplies must be installed in the services gateway for redundancy.
Table 2: Accessory/Upgrade Parts List for the SRX1500 Services Gateway
End User License Agreement
Preparing the SRX1500 Services Gateway for Rack-Mount Installation
You can mount an SRX1500 Services Gateway on four-post (telco) racks, enclosed cabinets, and open-frame racks. Center-mount racks are not supported.
Before mounting the SRX1500 Services Gateway in a rack:
Verify that the site meets the requirements described in Site Preparation Checklist for the SRX1500 Services Gateway.
Verify that you have the following parts available in your rack-mounting kit for the SRX1500 Services Gateway:
Verify that the racks or cabinets meet the specific requirements described in SRX1500 Services Gateway Rack Requirements.
Place the rack or cabinet in its permanent location, allowing adequate clearance for airflow and maintenance, and secure it to the building structure. For more information, see Cabinet Requirements.
Remove the gateway chassis from the shipping carton. For unpacking instructions, see Unpacking the SRX1500 Services Gateway.
Installing the SRX1500 Services Gateway in a Rack
You can front-mount the SRX1500 Services Gateway in a rack. Many types of racks are acceptable, including four-post (telco) racks, enclosed cabinets, and open-frame racks.
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:
- Position a mounting bracket on each side of the chassis.
- Use a number 2 Phillips screwdriver to install the screws that secure the mounting brackets to the chassis.
- Have one person grasp the sides of the services gateway, lift it, and position it in the rack.
- Align the bottom hole in each mounting bracket with a hole in each rack rail, making sure the chassis is level.
- Have a second person install a mounting screw into each of the two aligned holes. Use a number 2 Phillips screwdriver to tighten the screws.
- Install the second screw in each mounting bracket.
- 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.