Receive the Server
- Before the server arrives, ensure that the receiving area is large enough for
the shipping package.
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- Unload the packaged server from the delivery truck.
If your loading dock meets the height and ramp requirements for a standard freight carrier truck, you can use a pallet jack to unload the server.
If the loading dock does not meet the requirements, provide a standard forklift or other means to unload the server.
Alternatively, you can request that the server be shipped in a truck with a lift gate.
- When the server arrives, leave the server in its shipping container and move
it to a location where it can acclimate to the same temperature as
the data center.
Note - Acclimatization time: If the shipping package is very cold or hot, allow the shipping
container to stand unopened in the computer room or a similar environment to come
to the same temperature as the computer room. Acclimatization might require up to