Prepare for installation
Learn how to prepare to install your E5724, EF570, EF280, E2812, E2824, DE212C, or DE224C series storage system.
Create an account and register your hardware at NetApp Support.
Ensure that the following items are in the box that you received.
Shelf with drives installed (bezel packaged separately)
The following table identifies the types of cables you might receive. If you receive a cable not listed in the table, see Hardware Universe to locate the cable and identify its use.
Connector type Cable type Use
Cabling the data hosts
Powering up the storage system
SAS cables included only with the drive shelves
Ensure that you provide the following items.
Phillips #2 screwdriver
2U rack space: A standard 19 in. (48.30 cm) rack to fit 2U shelves of the following dimensions.
Depth: 19.0 in. (48.3 cm)
Width: 17.6 in. (44.7 cm)
Height: 3.34 in. (8.48 cm)
Max Weight: 60.5 lb (27.4 kg)
A supported browser for the management software:
Google Chrome (version 89 and later)
Microsoft Edge (version 90 and later)
Mozilla Firefox (version 80 and later)
Safari (version 14 and later)