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Installing An Optional Console Switch Behind The Console Unit - IBM 1U Installation And Maintenance Manual

17-inch flat panel console kit
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Note: When the display and keyboard are not in use, if the rack cabinet is in a

Installing an optional console switch behind the console unit

You can use a console switch to attach more than one server to a single display
and keyboard. The optional console switch is available separately.
Depending on the depth of the console switch and the depth of the rack, you can
mount the console switch behind the console unit in the same 1U space. To mount
the console switch behind the console unit, use the custom mounting brackets that
come with the console unit.
Use the brackets and instructions that come with the console switch for other
installation options.
Important: The console switch extends beyond the rear rack-cabinet mounting
1U 17-inch Flat Panel Console Kit: Installation and Maintenance Guide
vibration-prone area, or during cabinet relocation, tighten the two
thumbscrews on the front of the console unit to secure it inside the rack
flanges when you install the switch behind the console unit.

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