Connecting power cords and applying power

When you apply power to the appliance, both controllers boot up.

Before you begin

CAUTION:
Risk of electrical shock – Before connecting the power cords, make sure that the two power switches on the appliance are off.

Steps

  1. Confirm that the two power switches on the appliance are off.
  2. Connect the two power cords to the appliance.
  3. Connect the two power cords to different power distribution units (PDUs) in the cabinet or rack.
  4. Turn on the two power switches on the appliance.
    • Do not turn off the power switches during the power-on process.
    • The fans are very loud when they first start up. The loud noise during start-up is normal.
  5. After the controllers have booted up, check their seven-segment displays.