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Installing and Connecting a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device

Before you begin, ensure that the installation site meets the requirements described in Site Preparation Checklist for a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device.

To install and connect a QFX3008-I Interconnect device:

  1. Follow the instructions in Unpacking a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device.
  2. Install the mounting hardware on your four-post or two-post rack or cabinet by following the instructions in Installing QFX3008-I Interconnect Device Mounting Hardware on Four-Post Racks or Cabinets or Installing QFX3008-I Interconnect Device Mounting Hardware on Two-Post Racks.
  3. Mount the device by following the instructions in Mounting a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device on a Rack or Cabinet Using a Mechanical Lift.
  4. Connect the QFX3008-I Interconnect device to earth ground.
  5. Connect power to the device.
  6. (Optional) Install the cable management system or lockable front doors, by following the instructions in Installing the Cable Management System on a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device and Installing the Lockable Front Doors on a QFX3008-I Interconnect Device.
  7. See QFX3000-G QFabric System Installation Overview for information about the next steps to install and configure your QFX3000 QFabric system.