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Overview of Installing the SRX5800 Firewall

To install the SRX5800 Firewall:

  1. Prepare your installation site as described in Site Preparation Checklist for the SRX5800 Firewall.
  2. Review the safety guidelines explained in SRX5800 Firewall General Safety Guidelines and Warnings.
  3. Unpack the firewall and verify the parts.
    1. Unpacking the SRX5800 Firewall
    2. Verifying the SRX5800 Firewall Parts Received
  4. Install the mounting hardware.
  5. Remove components from the firewall chassis as described in Removing Components from the SRX5800 Chassis Before Installing It in the Rack.
  6. Lift the firewall on to the rack as described in Installing the SRX5800 Firewall Chassis in the Rack.
  7. Reinstall components into the firewall chassis as described in Reinstalling Components in the SRX5800 Firewall Chassis After Installing It in the Rack.
  8. Connect cables to the network and external devices.
  9. Connect the grounding cable as described in Grounding the SRX5800 Firewall.

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

  10. Connect the AC power cord or DC power cables:
  11. Power on the firewall:
  12. Perform the initial system configuration as described in Initially Configuring the SRX5800 Firewall.