Obtaining additional equipment and tools

Before installing the StorageGRID Webscale appliance, confirm you have all of the additional equipment and tools that you need.

You need the following additional equipment to install and configure the hardware:


Two screwdrivers

Phillips No. 2 screwdriver

Medium flat-blade screwdriver


ESD wrist strap

ESD wrist strap


Optical cable and SFP+ transceiver
You need one of the following options:
  • One to four TwinAx cables or optical cables for the 10/25-GbE ports you plan to use on the SG6000-CN controller
  • One to four SFP+ transceivers for the 10/25-GbE ports if you will use optical cables and 10-GbE link speed
  • One to four SFP28 transceivers for the 10/25-GbE ports if you will use optical cables and 25-GbE link speed

Ethernet cables

RJ-45 (Cat5/Cat5e/Cat6) Ethernet cables

(four minimum)

Service laptop


Service laptop

Supported web browser

1-GbE (RJ-45) port

Optional tools


Power drill and flashlight

Power drill with Phillips head bit

Flashlight

Mechanized lift for E2860 controller shelf