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Installing the System

Preparing for Installation

Rackmounting the System

Cabling the System

Power On

Managing the System

Power Off


Sun Storage F5100 Flash Array Overview


Replaceable Components

Hot-Swappable Components

Obtaining the Chassis Serial Number

Diagnosing System Faults

Choosing a Method for Diagnosing Faults

Diagnosing Faults With Sun StorageTek Common Array Manager Software

Diagnosing Faults With LEDs and Indicators

Troubleshooting Components

Preparing to Service the System

Safety Information

Service Preparation Reference

Powering the System Off

Performing an Antistatic Discharge

Positioning the Chassis

Accessing Internal Components

Replacing System Components

Component Overview

Customer-Replaceable and Field-Replaceable Components

Replacing Flash Modules

Remove a Flash Module

Install a Flash Module

Verify Flash Module Replacement

Replacing a Fan Module

Remove a Fan Module

Install a Fan Module

Verify Fan Module Replacement

Replacing a Power Supply

Remove a Power Supply

Install a Power Supply

Verify Power Supply Replacement

Replacing an Energy Storage Module

Remove an Energy Storage Module

Install an Energy Storage Module

Verify Energy Storage Module Replacement

Replacing Fan Boards

Remove a Fan Board

Install a Fan Board

Verify Fan Board Replacement

Replacing the Motherboard Assembly

Remove the Motherboard Assembly

Install the Motherboard Assembly

Verify Motherboard Replacement

Replacing a Power Distribution Board

Remove a Power Distribution Board

Install a Power Distribution Board

Verify Power Distribution Board Replacement

Replacing the Connector Board Assembly

Remove the Connector Board Assembly

Install a Connector Board Assembly

Verify Connector Board Replacement

Replacing the Energy Storage Backplane

Remove the Energy Storage Backplane

Install the Energy Storage Backplane

Verify Energy Storage Backplane Replacement

Returning the System to Service

Replace the Top Chassis Cover

Install the Chassis to Maintenance Position

Return the System to the Fully Installed Position

Install AC Power Cord Retention Clips

Power On the System


Install a Power Distribution Board

  1. If you are installing a new PDB to replace a faulty PDB, reattach the bus bar assembly to the new PDB by replacing the four screws that connect them to each other.
  2. Lower the PDB/bus bar assembly into the chassis as shown in panel 1 of Installing a PDB Assembly.

    The PDB fits over a series of mushroom-shaped standoffs on the floor of the chassis.

  3. Slide the PDB/bus bar assembly toward the connector board, until it plugs into the connector board as shown in panel 1 of Installing a PDB Assembly.
  4. Using a No. 2 Phillips screwdriver, install the screw that secures the PDB to the chassis and connect the top cover interlock cable to the PDB as shown in panel 2 of Installing a PDB Assembly.

    Figure 39 Installing a PDB Assembly

  5. Replace all power supplies.

    Slide each power supply into its bay until it locks into place. Refer to Install a Power Supply.

  6. Reinstall the motherboard assembly.

    Refer to Install the Motherboard Assembly.

  7. Reconnect AC power cords to the power supplies. Make sure to use the power cord retaining clips to keep power cords secure.

    Refer to Install AC Power Cord Retention Clips.

  8. Replace the top chassis cover.

    Refer to Replace the Top Chassis Cover.

  9. Return the system to the installed position.

    Refer to Return the System to the Fully Installed Position.

  10. Reconnect any cables that were disconnected before the motherboard was removed.
  11. Restore power to the system.

    Refer to Power On the System.

  12. If you installed a new PDB to replace a faulty PDB, program the new PDB with the chassis serial number.

    Refer to Obtaining the Chassis Serial Number.