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ACX5048 and ACX5096 Installation Overview

You can mount an ACX5000 router:

  • Flush with the front of a 19-in. four-post rack. Use the standard mounting brackets provided with the router for this configuration.

  • Recessed 2 in. (5 cm) from the front of a 19-in. four-post rack. Use the extension bracket provided in the standard mounting kit for this configuration. Recessed mounting is primarily used in enclosed cabinets.

To install and connect an ACX5000 router:

  1. Follow the instructions in Unpacking an ACX5000 Router.
  2. Determine how the device is to be mounted.

    Flush or recessed mounted in a rack or cabinet, see Mounting an ACX5000 Router in a Rack or Cabinet.

  3. Follow the instructions in:
    1. Connecting the ACX5000 Router to Earth Ground
    2. Connecting AC Power to an ACX5000 Router or Connecting DC Power to an ACX5000 Router as required
    3. Register Products—Mandatory to Validate SLAs
  4. Configure the ACX5000 router. See Initially Configuring the ACX5000 Router.