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Sun Rack II

User’s Guide

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Using this Documentation

1.  Preparing to Install the Rack

Installing the Rack Task Overview

Observing Safety Guidelines and Warnings

Verifying Requirements

Size and Space Requirements

Access Route Guidelines

Power Requirements

Grounding Requirements

Airflow Requirements

Electrostatic Discharge Prevention

Preparing the Installation Site

Mounting Holes and Cable Routing Floor Cutout

Leveling Feet and Castor Dimensions

Cable Routing Space Dimensions

Sun Rack II 1042 Rear Cabling Space

Sun Rack II 1242 Rear Cabling Space

Top Cable Window Dimensions

2.  Installing the Rack

Unpacking the Rack

Differences Between Standard and Enterprise Packaging

Tools Required

Moving the Rack to the Installation Site

Move the Rack to the Installation Site

Stabilizing the Rack

Stabilize the Rack With the Mounting Brackets

Stabilize the Rack With the Leveling Feet

Attaching an Optional Ground Cable

Attach a Ground Cable

3.  Installing Equipment Into the Rack

Installing Equipment Task Overview

Observing Equipment Installation Guidelines

Preparing to Install Equipment Into the Rack

Using the Anti-Tilt Legs

Taking Antistatic Precautions

Adjusting the RETMA Rails

Preparing Factory-Installed Power Distribution Units

Installing Power Distribution Units

Insert Cage Nuts Into Rail Holes

Using the Cable Management Hooks

Installing Equipment Into the Rack

Installing Optional Components

Install Filler Panels

Install Third-Party Cable Trays

4.  Servicing the Rack

Servicing Equipment in the Rack

Observing Equipment Service Guidelines

Servicing Power Distribution Units

Service Equipment in the Rack

Powering the Rack Off and On

Power the Rack Off

Power the Rack On

Locating and Disconnecting Panel Grounding Straps

Disconnect a Grounding Strap

Removing and Replacing the Doors

Remove the Doors

Replace the Doors

Removing and Replacing the Side Panels

Remove the Side Panels

Replace the Side Panels

Removing and Replacing Filler Panels

Remove Filler Panels

Replace Filler Panels

Removing and Replacing the Top Panel

Remove the Top Panel

Replace the Top Panel

5.  Repacking a Rack for Shipment

Securing the PDUs in the Rack

Secure the PDUs in the Rack

Repacking the Rack in the Enterprise Packaging

Repack the Rack in the Enterprise Packaging

Index

Removing and Replacing the Side Panels

When installing certain equipment, you might need to remove the side panels to secure or to cable components in the rack. Follow these instructions to remove and replace the side panels.

Remove the Side Panels

  1. Power off the rack.

    See Power the Rack Off.

  2. Open the rear door and detach the grounding straps from the side panels.

    Press down on the strap connector’s tab and pull to detach the strap from the side panel (see Removing and Replacing the Side Panels for the grounding strap location).

  3. If necessary, unlock both side panels using the key found in the shipping kit.

    You can find the locks on the bottom, center of the side panels (see Removing and Replacing the Side Panels).


    Figure 4-5 Removing and Replacing the Side Panels

    image:Figure showing all the steps required to remove the side panels.
  4. Using the side panel removal tool, turn each side panel fastener one quarter turn counterclockwise.

    Turn the two fasteners next to the panel lock clockwise. You can find the side panel removal tool in the shipping kit. There are 10 fasteners per side panel.

  5. Lift each side panel up and off of the rack.

    The left and right side panels are different, so note which one

Replace the Side Panels

  1. Lift each side panel up and onto the side of the rack.

    The top of the rack should support the weight of the side panel and ensure that the panel’s fasteners line up with the grooves in the rack frame.

  2. Using the side panel removal tool, turn each side panel fastener one quarter turn clockwise to secure the side panel to the rack.

    Turn the two fasteners next to the panel lock counterclockwise.You can find the side panel removal tool in the shipping kit. There are 10 fasteners per side panel (see Removing and Replacing the Side Panels).

  3. (Optional) Lock each side panel using the key found in the shipping kit.

    You can find the locks on the bottom, center of the side panels.

  4. Connect the grounding straps to the side panels (see Removing and Replacing the Side Panels).
  5. Power on the rack.

    See Power the Rack On.