Installing the hardware

Installing the hardware involves installing the mounting rails, enclosure, and, for the SG5660, the drives.

Before you begin

Installation of the StorageGRID Webscale appliance hardware is similar to the installation of the E2700 and E5600 E-Series storage systems.

You have the following documents:

About this task

Warning
Warning: Risk of electrical shock - Before removing or installing a power supply, turn off the power switch and unplug the power cord.
Warning
Warning: Risk of bodily injury - Each tray has more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the devices, make sure that all of the power cords are disconnected from the power source.
Warning
Warning: Risk of bodily injury - Do not use equipment in the cabinet as a shelf or work space.
Warning
Warning: Risk of exposure to laser radiation - Do not disassemble or remove any part of an SFP transceiver because you might be exposed to laser radiation.

The following warning applies to the SG5612 only.

Warning
Warning: Risk of bodily injury - Two people or a mechanical lift are required to lift the component safely.

The following warning applies to the SG5660 only.

Warning
Warning: Risk of bodily injury - Four people or a mechanical lift are required to lift the component safely.
Warning
Attention: Risk of equipment damage – If you want to move the SG5660 to a new location, you must remove all of the drives from the enclosure. Never move or ship the SG5660 with drives installed.

For additional warnings, refer to the printed Safety Notices document.

Task Description
Install the mounting rails

Install the mounting rails into the cabinet.

Install enclosure in rack

Install the DE1600 enclosure or DE6600 enclosure in the rack.

If you are lifting the DE6600 enclosure by hand, attach the four enclosure handles for easier lifting. You can remove these handles later.

Install drives in drive drawer

For the SG5660 model, install the drives in the DE6600 enclosure drive drawer.


Drive insertion