If you are installing one of the following devices, install the plenum included in the switch accessory
• 8/8 SAN Switch
• 8/24 SAN Switch
If you are installing a different device, see
complete the rack mount procedure.
Installing the plenum
If you are installing one of the SAN switches listed above in step 8, install the plenum as follows:
Place the device (with inner rails attached) on a flat surface (see
procedure also applies to other switch models that require a plenum.
1. Plenum (installed)
2. 4/8 or 4/16 SAN Switch
Figure 21 Attaching the plenum to a 4/8 or 4/16 SAN Switch
Locate the four 8-32 x .312 Phillips panhead SEMS screws in the accessory kit. These are the
same screws used to attach the inner rails in Step 5 of the preceding section.
Verify that the open end of the plenum faces the rear of the device. When installed properly, you
should see the plenum's air vent holes on one side, and the front panel of the device on the other.
For each inner rail (left and right), use one screw hole marked 8 and one screw hole marked 16
to attach the plenum.
Installing and configuring an 8-Gb SAN Switch
plenum" on page 42 for complete installation instructions.
illustrates how to attach the plenum to the 4/8 or 4/16 SAN Switch, but this
"Securing the switch to the outer
3. Two screws that secure the rails to the plenum
rails" on page 43 to