Connect the cabinet to power

To complete the cabinet installation, power on the cabinet components.

About this task

While the trays perform the power-on procedure, the LEDs on the front and the rear of the trays blink. Depending on your configuration, it can take several minutes to complete the power-on procedure.

Steps

  1. Turn off the power to all components in the cabinet.
  2. Turn all 12 circuit breakers to their off (down) position.
  3. Plug each of the six NEMA L6-30 connectors (USA and Canada) or the six IEC 60309 connectors (worldwide, except for USA and Canada) into an available electrical outlet.
    Note: You must connect each PDU to an independent power source outside of the cabinet.
  4. Turn all 12 circuit breakers to their on (up) position.



    1. Circuit breakers
    2. Electrical outlets
    3. Power entry boxes
  5. Turn on the power to all drive trays in the cabinet.
    Important: Wait 30 seconds after turning on the drive trays before you turn on the power to the controller-drive trays.
  6. Wait 30 seconds after turning on the drive trays, and then turn on the power to all controller-drive trays in the cabinet.

After you finish

The cabinet installation is complete. You can resume normal operations.