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Install the rack grounding kit

See this topic to learn how to install the rack grounding kit.


  1. Secure each of the two the two grounding plates to the bottom of the cabinet door and the flange with a screw, and connect the ends of the grounding jumper wire to the two plates.
    Figure 1. Installing the rack grounding kit

  2. Remove the side cover.
    Figure 2. Removing a side cover

    • Unlock the side cover with the key.
    • Press on the two latches on both sides of the cover to disengage it from the rack.
    • Rotate the top of the side cover away from the rack, and remove it.
  3. Align the bottom of the side cover with the slot on the rack cabinet; then, connect the grounding jumper wire to the posts on the rack frame and the side cover.
    Figure 3. Installing the grounding jumper wire

  4. Secure the side cover to the rack cabinet.
    Figure 4. Securing the side cover

    This procedure is best executed by two people.
    • Press and hold the latch of one side, and firmly press the upper corner in.
    • Repeat the previous step on the other side.
    • Lock the side cover with the key.
  5. Repeat the previous three steps on the other side cover.