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Oracle® Rack Cabinet 1242 User's Guide

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Updated: June 2020

Equipment Installation Task Overview

Follow these general steps when installing equipment into the rack.

Follow all safety guidelines for the rack and the equipment.
Extend the anti-tilt bar.
Attach an antistatic wrist strap.
  • Prepare factory-installed PDUs by removing shipping screws and routing cords.

  • Or, install PDUs into the rack, if not already installed at the factory.

  • Prepare Factory-Installed PDUs

  • Refer to the Oracle Rack Cabinet 1242 Power Distribution Units User's Guide, or your third-party PDU documentation, for instructions.

Install and cable the component into the rack, using cage nuts and cable management hooks when needed.
Refer to the equipment documentation for the installation instructions, plus:
Prepare to service equipment in the rack.
(Optional) To improve airflow through the rack, install filler panels over any open slots.

Refer to the equipment or system documentation for the specific instructions on installing and servicing the equipment into the rack. Most equipment include a Rack Alignment Template, which provides specific rackmounting instructions. For additional instructions, refer to the product installation guide or rackmounting guide.

Ensure that your installation adequately protects equipment from excessive vibration and shock. Do not attach external devices or machinery to the rack that create excessive vibration. The vibration can damage sensitive equipment installed inside the rack.

Caution  -  Ensure that installed equipment or cables do not impede the airflow through the rack.

Caution  -  Never exceed the maximum allowable weight of installed equipment in the rack.

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