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Oracle® Server X6-2 Installation Guide

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Updated: January 2021

Install the Server Into the Slide-Rail Assemblies

Use this procedure to install the server chassis, with mounting brackets, into the slide-rail assemblies that are mounted to the rack.


Caution  -  This procedure requires a minimum of two people because of the weight of the server. Attempting this procedure alone could result in equipment damage or personal injury.


Caution  -  Always load equipment into a rack from the bottom up so that the rack does not become top-heavy and tip over. Extend your rack's anti-tilt bar to prevent the rack from tipping during equipment installation.

  1. Push the slide-rails as far as possible into the slide-rail assemblies in the rack.
  2. Position the server so that the rear ends of the mounting brackets are aligned with the slide-rail assemblies that are mounted in the rack.
  3. Insert the mounting brackets into the slide-rails, and then push the server into the rack until the mounting brackets encounter the slide-rail stops (approximately 30 cm, or 12 inches).
    image:Figure showing the server with mounting brackets being inserted                             into the slide-rails.
    Inserting mounting bracket into slide-rail
    Slide-rail release button
    Slide-rail lock
  4. Simultaneously push and hold the green slide-rail release buttons on each mounting bracket while you push the server into the rack. Continue pushing the server into the rack until the slide-rail locks (on the front of the mounting brackets) engage the slide-rail assemblies.

    You hear an audible click.

    image:Figure showing the server being pushed back into the                             rack.


    Caution  -  Verify that the server is securely mounted in the rack and that the slide-rail locks are engaged with the mounting brackets before you install the optional cable management arm.

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