Prepare for installation
Learn how to prepare for installation of your EF300 or EF600 series storage system.
If you are cabling your EF300 for SAS expansion, review the following information:
Create an account and register your hardware at mysupport.netapp.com.
Ensure that the following items are in the box that you received.
Shelf with drives installed (bezel and end caps 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
RJ-45 Ethernet cables (if ordered)
I/O cables (if ordered)
Cabling the data hosts
Power cables (if ordered)
Powering up the storage system
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)
Using third-party cabinets might cause the power cables to restrict access to the controller.
A supported browser for the management software:
Google Chrome (version 78 and later)
Microsoft Internet Explorer (version 11 and later)
Microsoft Edge (88 and later)
Mozilla Firefox (version 70 and later)
Safari (version 12 and later)