To boot the server, you must connect and configure the network and serial ports. The procedures are given in the following sections.
The servers also have serial and USB ports available for connections to optional devices. See Port, Connector, and LED Locations for Both Servers for more information.
Note - When you are finished connecting the cables to the server, ensure that the server can slide smoothly in and out of the rack without binding or damaging the cables. See the section, Verify the Operation of the Slide Rails and the CMA.
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