Prepare for installation
Learn how to prepare to install your E2860, E5760, or DE460 series storage system.
Create an account and register your hardware at mysupport.netapp.com.
Ensure that the following items are in the box that you received.
Shelf, bezel, and rackmount hardware
Shelf handles x4
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
x2 per shelf
Powering up the storage system
SAS cables (Included only with the drive shelves)
Cabling the shelves
Ensure that you provide the following items.
Phillips #2 screwdriver
4U rack space: A standard 19 in. (48.30 cm) rack to fit 4U shelves of the following dimensions.
Depth: 38.25 in. (97.16 cm)
Width: 17.66 in. (44.86 cm)
Height: 6.87 in. (17.46 cm)
Max Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
A supported browser for the management software:
Google Chrome (version 47 and later)
Microsoft Internet Explorer (version 11 and later)
Microsoft Edge (EdgeHTML 12 and later)
Mozilla Firefox (version 31 and later)
Safari (version 9 and later)