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PTX10002-60C Installation Overview

Overview of Installing the PTX10002-60C

Before you begin to install and connect a PTX10002-60C, ensure that you have reviewed the information in PTX10002-60C Installation Safety Guidelines.

You can mount a PTX10002-60C:

  • Flush with the front of a 19-in. four-post rack. Use the standard mounting brackets provided with the switch 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 a PTX10002-60C:

  1. Unpack the PTX10002-60C and verify the components received. See Unpacking the PTX10002-60C.
  2. Mount the PTX10002-60C in a rack. See Mounting the PTX10002-60C in a Rack.
  3. For installations that require a separate grounding conductor to the chassis, follow the instructions in Connecting the PTX10002-60C to Ground.
  4. Connect the PTX10002-60C to power. Depending on your configuration, follow the instructions in Connecting AC Power to the PTX10002-60C or Connecting DC Power to the PTX10002-60C
  5. Connect the PTX10002 to a management console for initial configuration. See Connecting the PTX10002-60C to a Management Console.
  6. Initially configure Junos OS following the instructions in Performing the Initial Software Configuration for the PTX10002-60C.

PTX10002-60C Installation Safety Guidelines

Observe the following guidelines before and during PTX10002-60C installation:

General Installation Safety Guidelines

Before installing or moving the PTX10002-60C, verify that the intended site meets the specified power, environmental, and clearance requirements. See the following documentation:

PTX10002-60C Chassis Lifting Guidelines

The weight of a fully-loaded PTX10002-60C is approximately 68.6 lb (31.1 kg) with AC power supplies and 67.8 lb (30.8 kg) with DC power supplies installed. Observe the following guidelines for lifting and moving a PTX10002-60C:


If you are installing the PTX10002-60C above 60 in. (152.4 cm) from the floor, remove the power supplies and fan modules before attempting to install the device. Unless you are using a mechanical lift, at least three persons are required to perform the rack installation.

  • Before lifting or moving the PTX10002-60C, disconnect all external cables.

  • When manually raising the PTX10002-60C into the rack, have two persons lift and align the PTX10002-60C with the rack while another person secures the device to the rack. As when lifting any heavy object, lift most of the weight with your legs rather than your back. Keep your knees bent and your back relatively straight and avoid twisting your body as you lift. Balance the load evenly and be sure that your footing is solid.