Cabling storage on an HA pair with external drive shelves

You must cable the shelf-to-shelf connections, and then cable both controllers to the drive shelves.

About this task

The controller and drive shelf cables are inserted with the pull-tabs facing down.


  1. Use the following animation to cable your drive shelves to your controllers.
    Note: The example uses DS224C. Cabling is similar with other supported drive shelves.

    If you have more than one drive shelf stack, see the Installation and Cabling Guide for your drive shelf type.

    Installing and cabling

  2. To complete setting up your system, see Completing system setup and configuration