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Site Preparation Checklist for the SRX5800 Firewall

The checklist in Table 1 summarizes the tasks you need to perform when preparing a site for firewall installation.

Table 1: Site Preparation Checklist

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Verify that environmental factors such as temperature and humidity do not exceed firewall tolerances.

SRX5800 Firewall Environmental Specifications


Plan rack or cabinet location, including required space clearances.

Clearance Requirements for SRX5800 Firewall Airflow and Hardware Maintenance


Select the type of rack or cabinet.

SRX5800 Firewall Cabinet Size and Clearance Requirements,SRX5800 Firewall Rack Size and Strength Requirements


If a rack is used, secure rack to floor and building structure.

Connection to Building Structure for the SRX5800 Firewall Rack


Acquire cables and connectors.


Locate sites for connection of system grounding.

DC Power Electrical Safety Guidelines and Warnings


Measure distance between external power sources and firewall installation site.


Calculate the optical power budget and optical power margin.

Calculating Power Budget for Fiber-Optic Cable for the SRX5800 Firewall,Calculating Power Margin for Fiber-Optic Cable for the SRX5800 Firewall