Install the Server Into the
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.
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.
the slide-rails into the slide-rail assemblies in the rack as far
- 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.
- 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 12 inches,
or 30 cm).
Inserting mounting bracket into slide-rail
Slide-rail release lever
- Simultaneously pull down and
hold the slide-rail release levers 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.
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