Installing Other Summit Switches in a Rack

Before you begin the installation, refer to Pre-installation Requirements.
This section describes how to install the following Summit switch models:
  • Summit X150
  • Summit X250e
  • Summit X350
  • Summit X430 (except X430-8p)
  • Summit X440 (except X440-8t)
  • Summit X450
  • Summit X450a
  • Summit X450e
The following items are provided with your Summit switch:
  • Mounting brackets
  • Screws to secure the mounting brackets to the switch
  • Eight M3 screws for Summit X350, X440, X450, X450a, and X450e series switches
  • Twelve M4 screws for Summit X150 and X250e series switches
  • Four rubber mounting feet for table top stacking
Your Summit switch fits into a standard 19-inch equipment rack. it can be installed in either of two ways:
  1. Place the switch upright on a stable work surface.
  2. Place a mounting bracket over the mounting holes on one side of the unit.
  3. Insert the screws and fully tighten with a suitable screwdriver, as shown in the following figures.
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    Attaching the Mounting Bracket: Summit X150 and X250e
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    Attaching the Mounting Bracket: Summit X350, X440, X450, X450a, and X450e
  4. Repeat the previous two steps to attach the other bracket to the other side of the switch.
  5. Slide the switch into the equipment rack.
  6. Secure the switch with suitable screws (not provided).
  7. Connect the power cables.

    For AC-powered units, connect the power cable to the AC power connector on the back of the switch. Then connect the power cable to an AC power socket.

    For DC-powered units, see Connecting DC-Powered Switches to a Power Source.

  8. Connect the switch to the redundant power supply (if applicable). For instructions to install and connect redundant power supplies, see Installing Summit External Power Supplies.

To install optional pluggable transceivers, such as SFP and SFP+ optical devices, refer to the installation instructions in the Extreme Networks Pluggable Transceivers Installation Guide.