Installing the nodes in equipment racks

Before you cable your nodes together, you must install the nodes and disk shelves in the equipment rack, label the disk shelves, and connect the nodes to the network.

Steps

  1. Install the nodes in the equipment rack as described in the guide for your disk shelf, hardware documentation, or the Installation and Setup Instructions that came with your equipment.
  2. Install the disk shelves in the equipment rack as described in the appropriate disk shelf guide.
  3. Label the interfaces, where appropriate.
  4. Connect the nodes to the network as described in the setup instructions for your system.

Result

The nodes are now in place and connected to the network; power is available.

After you finish

Cable the HA pair.