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Overview of Installing the SRX5600 Firewall

To install the SRX5600 Firewall:

  1. Prepare your installation site as described in Site Preparation Checklist for the SRX5600 Firewall.
  2. Review the safety guidelines explained in SRX5600 Firewall General Safety Guidelines and Warnings.
  3. Unpack the firewall and verify the parts.
    1. Unpacking the SRX5600 Firewall
    2. Verifying the SRX5600 Firewall Parts Received
  4. Install the mounting hardware as described in Installing the SRX5600 Firewall Mounting Hardware for a Rack or Cabinet.
  5. Lift the firewall on to the rack. Because of the weight of the Firewall, we recommend that you use a mechanical lift.
  6. Connect cables to the network and external devices.
  7. Connect the grounding cable as described in Grounding the SRX5600 Firewall .

    To meet safety and electromagnetic interference (EMI) requirements and to ensure proper operation, you must properly ground the firewall chassis before connecting power.

  8. Connect the AC power cord or DC power cables:
  9. Power on the firewall:
  10. Perform the initial system configuration as described in Initially Configuring the SRX5600 Firewall.