Replace one or both power supplies in the SG6000-CN controller

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The SG6000-CN controller has two power supplies for redundancy. If one of the power supplies fails, you must replace it as soon as possible to ensure that the compute controller has redundant power. Both power supplies operating in the controller must be the same model and wattage.

What you’ll need
  • You have determined the physical location in the data center of the controller with the power supply to be replaced.

  • If you are replacing only one power supply:

    • You have unpacked the replacement power supply unit and ensured that it is the same model and wattage as the power supply unit you are replacing.

    • You have confirmed that the other power supply is installed and running.

  • If you are replacing both power supplies at the same time:

    • You have unpacked the replacement power supply units and ensured they are the same model and wattage.

About this task

The figure shows the two power supply units for the SG6000-CN controller, which are accessible from the back of the controller. Use this procedure to replace one or both of the power supplies. If you are replacing both power supplies, you must first perform a controlled shut down of the appliance.

back of SG6000-CN with two power supplies
Steps
  1. If you are replacing only one power supply, you don’t need to shut down the appliance. Go to the Unplug the power cord step. If you are replacing both power supplies at the same time, do the following before unplugging the power cords:

  2. Unplug the power cord from each power supply to be replaced.

  3. Lift the cam handle on the first supply to be replaced.

    Lifting the cam handle to remove SG6000-CN PSU
  4. Press the blue latch and pull the power supply out.

    Removing an SG6000-CN power supply
  5. With the blue latch on the right, slide the replacement power supply into the chassis.

    Important Both power supplies must be the same model and wattage.

    Ensure that the blue latch is on the right side when you slide the replacement unit in.

    Sliding power supply into SG6000-CN
  6. Push the cam handle down to secure the replacement power supply.

  7. If you are replacing both power supplies, repeat steps 2 though 6 to replace the second power supply.

  8. Connect the power cords to the replaced units and apply power.

  9. If you placed the appliance in maintenance mode, exit maintenance mode. From the StorageGRID Appliance Installer, select Advanced > Reboot Controller, and then select Reboot into StorageGRID.