Obtain additional equipment and tools (SG100 and SG1000)

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Before installing the StorageGRID appliance, confirm you have all of the additional equipment and tools that you need.

You need the following additional equipment to install and configure the hardware:

  • Screwdrivers

    Two screwdrivers

    Phillips No. 2 screwdriver

    Medium flat-blade screwdriver

  • ESD wrist strap

    ESD wrist strap
  • Optical cables and transceivers

    Optical cable and QSFP+ transceiver
    • Cable

      • TwinAx/Copper (1 to 4)

        or

      • Fibre/Optical (1 to 4)

    • 1 to 4 of each of these transceivers/adapters based on link speed (mixed speeds are not supported)

      • SG100:

        Link speed (GbE) Required equipment

        10

        SFP+ transceiver

        25

        SFP28 transceiver

      • SG1000:

        Link speed (GbE) Required equipment

        10

        QSFP-to-SFP adapter (QSA) and SFP+ transceiver

        25

        QSFP-to-SFP adapter (QSA) and SFP28 transceiver

        40

        QSFP+ transceiver

        100

        QFSP28 transceiver

  • RJ-45 (Cat5/Cat5e/Cat6/Cat6a) Ethernet cables

    Ethernet cable
  • Service laptop

    Service laptop

    1-GbE (RJ-45) port

    Note Some ports might not support 10/100 Ethernet speeds.
  • Optional tools

    Power drill and flashlight

    Power drill with Phillips head bit

    Flashlight