Unpack the Stand-Alone Server
This task describes how to unpack the stand-alone SPARC M8-8 and SPARC M7-8
servers. If your server was factory installed in an Oracle rack, see Unpack the Server
and the rack's printed
for unpacking instructions.
Remove the shipping container in a conditioned space away from the final
installation site to reduce airborne particles entering the data center.
Prepare an unpacking area large enough to remove the shipping container and
access the unpacked server using a mechanical lift.
The unpacking area must be at least 4 ft (122 cm) by 8 ft (244 cm). See Rackmounted Server Unpacking Area for more
Using shears, or a similar tool, cut and remove the banding securing the outer
packaging from the shipping pallet.
Cut the tape securing the top of the shipping carton and open carton to expose
the accessory tray containing the rackmount kit and power cords.
Lift the accessory tray out of the shipping pallet and place it in a safe
Remove the Styrofoam corners and the top cushions.
Lift the outer packaging up and off of the pallet.
Remove the cardboard end caps, bottom Styrofoam cushions, and the plastic bag
covering from the server.
Lower the cardboard tray corners of the outer pallet to expose the inner
Continue the installation by raising the server on a mechanical lift.
See Raise Server Using a Mechanical Lift.