The following instructions will help you
to connect your DSR switch.
Should you require further assistance, please
consult your installer/user guide.
Connecting power to the
Power down all servers that will be part of your DSR
switching system. Locate the power cord that came
with the DSR switch. Plug one end into the power
socket on the rear of the DSR switch. Plug the other
end into an appropriate AC wall outlet.
Connecting the local port
Plug your VGA monitor, PS/2 or USB keyboard and
mouse cables into the appropriately labeled DSR
Connecting a DSRIQ module to
the DSR switch
Choose an available port on the rear of your DSR
switch. Plug one end of a CAT 5 cable (4-pair, up to
10 meters) into a numbered port and plug the other
end into the RJ-45 connector of a DSRIQ module.
Connecting a server to the
Plug the DSRIQ module into the appropriate ports on
the back of the server. Repeat this procedure for all
servers that are to be connected to the DSR switch.
Connecting network and
Plug a CAT 5 cable from your Ethernet network into
the LAN port on the back of your DSR switch. Network
users will gain access through this port.
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Quick Installation Guide
To connect a DSR1031 switch
Power down all
switch to the
power cord to
the DSR switch.
Plug in the
and mouse for your
Connect servers to
the DSRIQ modules.
Connecting an external
The DSR switch may also be accessed using an ITU
V.92, V.90 or V.34-compatible modem. Plug one end of
a 9-pin serial cable into the MODEM port on the back
of your DSR switch. Plug the other end into the
appropriate port on the back of the modem.
NOTE: Using a modem connection instead of a LAN
connection will limit the performance capability of your
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Plug in the
modules to the