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Install an AC Power Supply
To install an AC power supply, follow this procedure (see Figure 5 and Figure 6):
- Verify that the switch on the power supply faceplate
is in the OFF (O) position.
- Locate the power cord shipped with the router, which should
be appropriate for your geographical location.
an electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap to your bare wrist and connect
the strap to one of the ESD points on the chassis. Make sure the router is
attached to a proper earth ground.
Place one hand under the power supply and grasp the handle on the faceplate
with the other hand. Slide the power supply into the chassis until it contacts
Starting with the bottom screw, tighten (but do not overtighten) the
thumbscrews at each corner of the power supply faceplate.
- Insert the appliance coupler end of the power cord into the appliance
inlet on the power supply faceplate and insert the plug into an AC power source
receptacle. Verify that the power cord does not block access to router components
or drape where people could trip on it.
- Press the power switch on the faceplate to the ON ( | )
position.When the power supply has powered on successfully, the green OUTPUT OK LED lights steadily.
After powering off a power supply, wait at least 60 seconds before turning
it back on. After powering on a power supply, wait at least 60 seconds before
turning it off.
If the router is completely powered off when you power on the power
supply, the Routing Engine boots as the power supply completes its startup
sequence. If the Routing Engine finishes booting and you need to power off
the router again, first issue the CLI request system halt command.
For more information, see .
After a power supply is powered on, it can take up to 60 seconds for
status indicators—such as LEDs on the power supply, show chassis commands, and messages on the craft interface LCD—to indicate
that the power supply is functioning normally. Ignore error indicators that
appear during the first 60 seconds.
Figure 5: Install an AC Power
Supply in an M7i Router
Figure 6: Install an AC Power Supply in an M10i Router
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