Installation And Configuration WARNING: Before performing the following procedure, review the safety instructions that came with the blade server or enclosure. Unpacking The System Unpack your blade server or enclosure and identify each item. Installing The Rails And Enclosure Figure 1. Installing the Enclosure in the Rack Assemble the rails and install the enclosure in the rack, following the safety instructions and the rack installation instructions provided with the enclosure.
Figure 2. Installing a Sleeve NOTE: Before you install or remove a sleeve from the enclosure, ensure that the top slot of the sleeve (Blade a) is empty. You can install a blade in the top slot (Blade a) after you install the sleeve in the enclosure. Remove the orange cover from the sleeve handle.
Figure 4. Installing a Half-Height Blade NOTE: The above figure shows installation of a half-height blade. The procedure for installing a full-height blade is identical to installing a half-height blade. Beginning at the top, slide the blades into the enclosure from left to right. When the blade is securely installed, the blade handle returns to the closed position.
Connecting The System To Power Figure 6. Connecting Power to the System Connect the system’s power cables to the system power supplies. CAUTION: To prevent the power cables from being disconnected accidentally, use the plastic clip on each power supply to secure the power cable to the power supply, and use the strap to secure the power cable to the strain- relief bar.
Before using your system, read the Dell Software License Agreement that came with your system. You must consider any media of Dell-installed software as BACKUP copies of the software installed on your system’s hard drive. If you do not accept the terms of the agreement, call the customer assistance telephone number. For customers in the United States, call 800-WWW-DELL (800-999-3355).
NOTE: Always check for updates on support.dell.com/manuals and read the updates first because they often supersede information in other documents. NOTE: When upgrading your system, it is recommended that you download and install the latest BIOS, drivers, and systems management firmware on your system from support.dell.com.
Power — Blades Coin-cell battery 3 V CR2032 Lithium coin cell Power — Enclosure AC/DC power supply (per power supply module) Wattage 2360 W and 2700 W Connector IEC C20 Heat dissipation 1205 BTU/hr (maximum) Maximum inrush current Under typical line conditions and over the entire system ambient operating range, the inrush current may reach 55 A per power supply for 10 ms or less.
Physical — Blades PowerEdge M820 Height 38.5 cm (15.2 inch) Width 5 cm (2 inch) Depth 48.6 cm (19.2 inch) Weight (maximum) 14.5 kg (31.9 lb) PowerEdge M710 and M610x Height 38.5 cm (15.2 inch) Width 5 cm (2 inch) Depth 48.6 cm (19.2 inch) Weight (maximum)
(1 °F per 550 ft) above 900 m (2952.75 ft). NOTE: For information on supported expanded operating temperature range and configurations, see support.dell.com/manuals. Storage –40 °C to 65 °C (–40 °F to 149 °F) with a maximum temperature gradation of 20 °C per hour...
Environmental NOTE: For altitudes above 2950 ft, the maximum operating temperature is derated 1 ºF per 550 ft. Storage –15.2 m to 10,668 m (–50 ft to 35,000 ft) Airborne contaminant level Class G1 as defined by ISA-S71.04-1985...