HP D7171A - NetServer - LPr Manual

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HP NetServer LH 6000r
Rack Cabling Reference Guide
HP Part Number D9103-90008
Printed February 2000

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    HP NetServer LH 6000r Rack Cabling Reference Guide HP Part Number D9103-90008 Printed February 2000...

  • Page 2: Audience Assumptions

    Hewlett-Packard assumes no responsibility for the use or reliability of its software on equipment that is not furnished by Hewlett-Packard.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1 Preparation for Cabling the NetServer LH 6000r........1 About Cabling the LH 6000r................1 Before You Use this Reference Guide ............1 The HP NetServer LH 6000r..............1 Site Preparation..................... 2 Site Preparation Checklist................3 Site Preparation -- Circuit Breakers............5 Rack Assembly and Cabling Cautions and Warnings ........

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Overview of LH 6000r Data Connections ..........32 Attach Data Cables to the Server............. 35 Attach Data Cables to Other Components ..........37 Step 3: Cable the LH 6000r for Power............37 Attaching Server and Component Power Cables........37 Determining and Balancing Current Draw on Two Circuits in One Rack ...

  • Page 5: Preparation For Cabling The Netserver Lh 6000r, About Cabling The Lh 6000r

    1 Preparation for Cabling the NetServer LH 6000r About Cabling the LH 6000r NOTE A checklist for the cabling process is included in Appendix A. Before You Use this Reference Guide This Rack Cabling Reference Guide assumes that you have the rack assembly process completed, have mounted the HP NetServer LH 6000r, and are ready to cable the components in the rack enclosure.

  • Page 6: Site Preparation

    Chapter 1 Preparation for Cabling the HP NetServer LH 6000r Figure 1-1. The HP NetServer LH 6000r Site Preparation You may want to copy and use the site preparation checklist in this section (Table 1-1). Doing so before you begin to install and cable the NetServer may reveal actions you can take to support your success.

  • Page 7: Site Preparation Checklist

    Chapter 1 Preparation for Cabling the HP NetServer LH 6000r Site Preparation Checklist Table 1-1. Site Preparation Checklist HP NetServer General Guidelines Logical and physical network design provided Server configuration parameters determined Disk partition and directory structure determined Required incoming power and data cabling in place Working LAN, one working client, one working printer available (if integrating into an existing network) Software license requirements met...

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    Chapter 1 Preparation for Cabling the HP NetServer LH 6000r Table 1-1. Site Preparation Checklist (Continued) Environment and Space Requirements Must meet OSHA, local code, and HP specifications for safety and supportability (3 feet minimum access in front and rear of electrical cabinets) Side access of 24 inches improves cable routing and management Optimal: 24 hour air conditioning (68 - 72 deg.

  • Page 9: Site Preparation -- Circuit Breakers, Rack Assembly And Cabling Cautions And Warnings

    Chapter 1 Preparation for Cabling the HP NetServer LH 6000r Site Preparation -- Circuit Breakers When you connect the HP NetServer LH 6000r to an AC power source, the server temporarily draws a large “inrush current.” This occurs even when the system is in standby mode.

  • Page 10: Prevent Electrical Shock, Prevent Damage To Components

    Chapter 1 Preparation for Cabling the HP NetServer LH 6000r Prevent Electrical Shock WARNING Ensure site electrical circuits have reliable earth grounding. Never operate products in any rack enclosure with the ground connector disconnected. Although leakage current from any one device may be minimal, cumulative leakage current of equipment mounted in a rack may exceed 5mA, and could reach 15mA.

  • Page 11: Generic Rack Assembly Steps, Suggested Method For Building An Hp Netserver Rack Installation

    Chapter 1 Preparation for Cabling the HP NetServer LH 6000r Generic Rack Assembly Steps Suggested Method for Building an HP NetServer Rack Installation 1. Check Site Preparation Use the Site Preparation Checklist in this chapter to be sure that all necessary preparations have been completed, including: floor assessed for levelness and sufficient strength and space network and software guidelines met...

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    Chapter 1 Preparation for Cabling the HP NetServer LH 6000r If you receive pre-configured units, follow assembly instructions from the supplying organization first, if you have them. Otherwise, continue with this set of instructions. 4. Move Rack Enclosures and Other Units to Installation Location WARNING Whenever you lift equipment, limit the amount of weight each person picks up.

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    Chapter 1 Preparation for Cabling the HP NetServer LH 6000r 4. Remove shipping panels, if present, from inside the rack enclosure. Save panels, screws, and rack nuts if you are going to reship the rack. 6. Unpack Remaining Components Unpack each component in the order in which you assemble them (from the bottom of the rack upward).

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    Chapter 1 Preparation for Cabling the HP NetServer LH 6000r WARNING When the back door of a rack is removed, the hinge and latch catch brackets protrude. To avoid injury, temporarily remove these brackets prior to installing components into the rear of the rack.

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    Chapter 1 Preparation for Cabling the HP NetServer LH 6000r Mount Each Unit in the Rack Enclosure 1. Position each unit following the original layout used to order the server. Follow the instructions which accompany each component. If you do not have the original layout, you can use HP rack configuration tools, available at HP’s web site, to regenerate it.

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    Chapter 1 Preparation for Cabling the HP NetServer LH 6000r When each component is correctly secured in the rack, replace disk drives and power supplies and add the front panel (bezel) to the unit. 6. Proceed with units one by one, from the bottom of the rack to the top. Fill any gaps with filler panels.

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    Chapter 1 Preparation for Cabling the HP NetServer LH 6000r Managing and Routing Cables Route cables through the Cable Management Arm and tie-wrap them in place. Route cables through Cable Guide and tie wrap them in place. Powering Up and Powering Down the Components in the Rack Follow the power up sequence.

  • Page 19: Rack Cabling References, Rack Configuration Tools, Power Cabling References And Guidelines

    2 Rack Cabling References Rack Configuration Tools Selected reference material derived from HP’s rack configuration tools is published in this chapter for convenience including the following: necessary and optional components rack power subsystem configuration and placement current and power requirements discussion of component location in the rack routing cables through the Cable Management Arm and Cable Guide cooling requirements and air flow...

  • Page 20: Power Cables And Components Available

    Chapter 2 Rack Cabling References available in 100/120, 200/208, and 220/230/240 VAC configurations for the U. S. market available in either 200/208 VAC or 220/230/240 VAC configurations for international markets Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) models rated at 3000 Volt Amps (2250 Watts) are available for each voltage range;...

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    Chapter 2 Rack Cabling References Table 2-1. UPS Models and Power Ratings Uninterruptible Power Supplies Voltage Power (VA) Power (Watts) APC Model 100/200 VAC 3000 2250 NS3000RM3U 2200 1600 100/120 VAC NS2200RM3U 200/208 VAC 3000 2250 NS3000RMT3U 230/240 VAC 2200 1600 NS2200RMI3U 230/240 VAC...

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    Chapter 2 Rack Cabling References Table 2-2. LH 6000r Plugs and Receptacles Reference 100/120 VAC 200/208 VAC 230/240V LH 6000r Jumper Cord 8120-8378 NEMA 5-15 included included plug, 90" (2.3 m), 16 C13 to C14, 2.5 m C13 to C14, 2.5 m RackStorage/12 - E7742A, 90 inch (2.5 m), E7742A, 90 inch (2.5 m),...

  • Page 23: Power Distribution Units

    Chapter 2 Rack Cabling References Notes to Table 2-2. Note 1. For 100 VAC Systems, separately orderable cables and UPS are available from American Power Conversion Corporation. Note 2. Consult American Power Conversion Corporation (APC) for model number of 100 VAC unit. Note 3.

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    Chapter 2 Rack Cabling References NOTE The extension PDU (E7670A) only increases the number of available receptacles. The total current carrying capacity still is limited to 16 amps for the two PDUs, when daisy chained. In addition, the extension PDU is limited to carrying only 10 amps.

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    Chapter 2 Rack Cabling References Power Distribution Unit Types 200/240 VAC Wide Range, 10-Amp together with 16-Amp and Jumper Cord Available as E7672A 100/120 VAC, 16-Amp, Order as E7675A 200/240 VAC, (Not used with 16-Amp, Wide Range, 200/240 VAC models) Order Standalone as E7671A, Power Cord Separately Orderable...

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    Chapter 2 Rack Cabling References How to Position the PDU Count the receptacles needed for each unit in the rack, notice where the PDUs can be most conveniently located, and decide whether to orient the PDU vertically or horizontally. Horizontal Mounting 100 - 120 VAC Wide- of Two PDUs in Range 16-Amp,...

  • Page 27: Guidelines For Powering The Lh 6000r In A Rack

    Chapter 2 Rack Cabling References Guidelines for Powering the LH 6000r in a Rack Four Possible 200/240 VAC Wide Range PDU Configurations Use of four possible 200/240 VAC PDU configurations depends upon the power requirements of the devices in the rack. Table 2-4 shows how to determine how many PDUs are supplied with each rack configuration.

  • Page 28: Power And Current For Estimating Supply Needs

    Chapter 2 Rack Cabling References In this case, use the Y-cable to connect HP Rack Storage/12 or Rack Storage/12FC units to the PDUs. (b) When required, a pair of Y-cables are supplied per pair of Rack Storage/12 or Rack Storage/12FC units. That is, two Y-cables are supplied for two units.

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    Chapter 2 Rack Cabling References Table 2-6. 100 VAC Power and Current: Approximate Current Requirements of Rack Optimized Devices and Components Device Input Input 100v (Notes 1, 2, 3) Power Power IRMS (VA) (Amps) HP NetServer LC 2000r HP NetServer LH 3000r HP NetServer LH 6000r 1177 1166...

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    Chapter 2 Rack Cabling References Table 2-7. 120 VAC Power and Current: Approximate Current Requirements of Rack Optimized Devices and Components Device Input Input 120v Power Power IRMS (Notes 1, 2, 3) (VA) (Amps) HP NetServer LC 2000r HP NetServer LH 3000r HP NetServer LH 6000r 1153 1141...

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    Chapter 2 Rack Cabling References Table 2-8. 200/208 VAC Power and Current: Approximate Requirements of Rack Optimized Devices and Components Device Input Power Input Power 208v IRMS (Notes 1, 2, 3) (VA) (Amps) HP NetServer LC 2000r HP NetServer LH 3000r HP NetServer LH 6000r 1120 1099...

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    Chapter 2 Rack Cabling References Table 2-9. 230/240 VAC Power and Current: Approximate Requirements of Rack Optimized Devices and Components Device Input Input 230/240v (Notes 1, 2, 3) Power Power IRMS (VA) (Amps) HP NetServer LC 2000r HP NetServer LH 3000r HP NetServer LH 6000r 1117 1095...

  • Page 33: Data Cabling References And Guidelines, Key Cabling Guidelines Used In Developing A Rack Layout

    Chapter 2 Rack Cabling References Data Cabling References and Guidelines A series of positioning rules is used in the HP rack configuration tools to help determine where each component is placed in multiple rack layouts. Key Cabling Guidelines Used in Developing a Rack Layout The following discussion is intended to support your understanding of how your rack order was arrived at.

  • Page 34: Cooling Requirements For The Lh 6000r

    Chapter 2 Rack Cabling References Ensure the monitor cables and mouse cables are long enough to allow the NetServer to be extended at the same time the keyboard tray is pulled out. Use locally available extensions if necessary. The mounting distances provided in rack configuration tools assume cables between the servers and connected devices provide for the Cable Management Arm (for the LH 6000r).

  • Page 35: Procedure For Connecting And Routing Cables To The Lh 6000r

    Assess How Components Will be Connected to the Server You may find the following steps to be helpful before you begin cabling: Review the layout of the rack installation generated with Hewlett-Packard rack configuration tools, such as Rack Assistant (available at www.hp.com/go/netservers).

  • Page 36: Mount Power Distribution Units, Step 2: Connect The Lh 6000r Data Cables To Peripheral Components

    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r Mount Power Distribution Units Plan the location of the Power Distribution Unit or Units (PDU) by reference to amperage, power, and the number of receptacles. See Chapter 2, the section entitled "Wide Range PDU Configurations,"...

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    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r HP NetServer Rack Storage/12 LH 6000r Dashed Lines Indicate Dual Bus Configured Storage Figure 3-1. Overview of Data Cabling of the HP NetServer LH 6000r to an HP Rack Storage/12 NOTE Figure 3-1 shows an HP Console Switch, which is not necessary for configuring the system, but is shown for...

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    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r Figure 3-2 shows an HP NetServer LH 6000r connected in Dual Active Mode to a Rack Storage/12FC. HP 6-Port Hub HP NetServer with GBICs LH 6000r HP Rack Storage/12FC with GBICs HP Rack Storage/12 HP Rack Storage/12...

  • Page 39: Attach Data Cables To The Server

    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r NOTE The configuration in Figure 3-2 requires different power system configurations at different voltages, as shown below: Voltage Power System Requirements 2 PDUs, 3000 VA UPS 2 PDUs, 3000 VA UPS 200/208 1 PDU, 3000 VA UPS 230/230/240...

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    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r Rear View of Rack Figure 3-3. Connecting the Data Cables between the LH 6000r and Rack Storage/12FC 2. Locate any network and remote management connections from hubs, routers and other sources and connect their cables to corresponding server connectors.

  • Page 41: Attach Data Cables To Other Components, Step 3: Cable The Lh 6000r For Power

    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r and monitor for more than one server, attach the cables for the HP Console Switch to the server ports for video, mouse, and keyboard ports. Check Whether Cable Lengths Limit Distances between the Server and Storage Sometimes data cable length or availability limits the distance between a peripheral component (such as the UPS or video monitor) and its associated server.

  • Page 42: Determining And Balancing Current Draw On Two Circuits In One Rack

    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r loaded rack, see the section of this chapter entitled "Determining and Balancing Current Draw on Two Circuits in One Rack." 4. For the sake of easy access to the rear of each component, route the associated power cords within the same space (the same set of EIA Units) where the component is located.

  • Page 43: Vac Rack Power Configurations

    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r Figure 3-4. Power Connection Locations on a Typical Rack (Rear View) 100/120 VAC Rack Power Configurations The 120 VAC PDU power configurations are detailed in the recommendations shown below and in Table 3-1 and Figure 3-5. NOTE 100 VAC configurations are the same as 120 VAC, except for the UPS and the cable that connects the PDU to it.

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    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r Connecting the PDU 120 VAC Configuration The Power Distribution Unit (PDU) plugs into the Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) if one is present. The 120 volt PDU uses an E7802A detachable cord with a NEMA 5-20P connector for connections to the receptacles on the right-hand side (viewed from the rear) of the UPS.

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    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r Table 3-1. 120 VAC Components Power Power Current Model Component (VA) E7675A max 16 HP NetServer LH 6000r Pentium III Xeon, D9104A 550/512K 1153 1141 Pentium III Xeon, D9108A 550/1MB Pentium III Xeon,...

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    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r Recommended 100-120 VAC Power Configuration HP NetServer LH 6000r Jumper Cables NEMA 5-15P to IEC 320 C-14 Mass Storage Unit Uninterruptible Power Supply NEMA 5-20P Detachable Cord NEMA 5-20P to IEC 320 C-20 110 VAC, 16-Amp Figure 3-5.

  • Page 47: V Pdu Rack Power Configurations

    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r Two 120 V PDUs per UPS Possible Two 120 VAC PDUs can be plugged into the UPS in this 120 V power configuration. There are also six NEMA 5-15R receptacles in the standard UPS which can be used for equipment in the same rack if needed.

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    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r Table 3-2. 208 VAC Components Power Power Current Model Component (VA) E7675A max 16 HP NetServer LH 6000r Pentium III Xeon, D9104A 550/512K 1120 1099 Pentium III Xeon, D9108A 550/1MB Pentium III Xeon,...

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    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r Recommended 208 VAC Power Configuration for the LH 6000r HP NetServer LH 6000r Rack Mass Storage Unit Jumper Cables Supplied with NetServer Uninter- ruptible Power Supply Jumper Cables Supplied with Mass Storage Captive...

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    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r 230/240V PDU Rack Power Configurations Configurations for the 230/240 VAC, PDU options are shown in the text below, Table , and Figure 230/240 VAC Power Configuration In a country with a 230/240 VAC power system, the wide range (200/240 V) PDU model E7671A is required.

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    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r Table 3-3. 230/240 VAC PDU Power and Current Power Power Current Model Component (VA) E7675A max 16 HP NetServer LH 6000r Pentium III Xeon, D9104A 550/512K 1117 1095 Pentium III Xeon, D9108A 550/1MB...

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    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r Recommended 230/240 VAC LH 6000r Configuration HP NetServer LH 6000r Mass Storage Unit Jumper Cable Supplied with NetServer Jumper Cables Uninterruptible Supplied with Power Mass Supply Storage Units Captive Unterminated Cord to be...

  • Page 53: Redundant Power Configuration

    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r Redundant Power Configuration Dual Power Supply Example A dual power supply configuration can be created by ensuring that two different branch circuits feed two different Uninterruptible Power Supplies, which in turn power two PDUs.

  • Page 54: High Density Configuration

    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r High Density Configuration High Density Configuration Example A high density configuration is illustrated in Figure 3-9. For this example, one 41-EIA Unit Rack (a 2 meter HP Systems or HP System/E rack) is completely filled with power supplies, servers, and storage units.

  • Page 55: Step 4: Managing And Routing Cables, Using The Cable Management Arm And The Cable Guides

    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r Step 4: Managing and Routing Cables Using the Cable Management Arm and the Cable Guides The HP NetServer LH 6000r has one power input cable for each set of two installed power supplies.

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    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r A. Begin with B. Plug power and data the Server all cables into the back of the way in. the Server. F. Dress C. Gather cables Cables at left through Next to Cable the fingers...

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    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r WARNING Before sliding the HP NetServer LH 6000r out of the rack, make sure you extend the anti-tip foot from under the front of the rack. A tip-over hazard exists, so never slide more than one component out of the rack at a time.

  • Page 58: Step 5: Powering Up And Powering Down The Components In The Rack, Power Up Sequence

    Chapter 3 Procedure for Connecting and Routing Cables to the LH 6000r 5. If you use hook-and-loop straps, tighten each of them to ensure they support the cables correctly. Slide the NetServer in carefully making sure cables do not bind, adjust cables and straps as necessary. Repeat until the Cable Management Arm extends and retracts smoothly.

  • Page 59: A Cabling Checklist

    A Cabling Checklist Checklist for the Rack Cabling Process Use the Site Preparation Checklist in Chapter 1 to make sure your site is ready. Read and follow all Rack Assembly and Cabling Warnings in Chapter 1 and in the Assembly Instructions that accompany your HP Rack. Assemble (new) or assess (existing) rack equipment.

  • Page 61: B Considerations In Mounting The Redundant Switch

    B Considerations in Mounting the Redundant Switch A redundant switch is available from American Power Conversion Corporation (APC) for use in rack installations. Redundant switches can be used to enhance the reliability of rack power systems. This switch can be used with or without a rack-installed Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS).

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    Appendix B Considerations in Mounting the Redundant Switch Table B -1. Components for Use with the Redundant Switch and the LH 6000r Item North America: 100/120 North America: 208/240 International : 230/240V VAC Mains VAC Mains Mains Application Application Application Application Application Application...

  • Page 63: B Considerations In Mounting The Redundant Switch

    Appendix B Considerations in Mounting the Redundant Switch Figure B-1. 208 VAC Configuration of Redundant Switch between UPS and Branch Circuit...

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    Appendix B Considerations in Mounting the Redundant Switch Figure B-2. 208 VAC Configuration of Redundant Switch between PDU and Branch Circuit Note that switches of 110/120 and 230/240 VAC can be mounted in the same way as the 208 VAC models shown. See Table B-1.

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    Index attach to components, 37 attach to server, 35 air flow in the rack, 30 overview, 32 dual power supply configuration, 49 Cable Guide ensure installed, 31 electrical current requirements cable inventory 100 VAC table of devices, 25 preparation checklist, 4 120 VAC table of devices, 26 cable management 200/208 VAC table of devices, 27...

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    Index due to cable length, 29 procedure, 11 power cabling site preparation, 7 illustration of rack receptacles, 39 tying two racks together, 10 procedure, 37 unpacking the rack, 8 Power Distribution ensure the PDU is verify and unpack shipment, 7 mounted, 32 rack layout, 11 Power Distribution Unit...

  • Page 67: Index

    Index summary, 7 space requirements checklist, 4 system parameters checklist, 4 turn on power, 55 Uninterruptible Power Supply installation, 11 plug in early to charge batteries, 9 unpacking components, 9 rack enclosure, 8 UPS. See Uninterruptible Power Supply. See Uninterruptible Power Supply UPS or uninterruptible power supply unterminated power cord for, 5...

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