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Install the enclosure in the rack

To install the enclosure in the rack, follow the instructions that are provided below.

About this task

disconnect all power
The power-control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.
Watch the procedure
  • A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.

After rails are installed successfully, complete the following steps to install the enclosure in a rack.


  1. Ensure all four handles are attached to the enclosure.
    Make sure all handle posts are secured before lifting.
    Figure 1. Attaching four handles
    Attaching four handles
  2. Carefully put the enclosure into the rack and slide the enclosure until rear handles are near front rack rails; then, remove rear handles at both sides.
    Figure 2. Rear handle removal
    Rear handle removal
  3. Slide the enclosure farther into the rack until front handles are near front rack rails; then, remove front handles at both sides.
    Figure 3. Front handle removal
    Front handle removal
  4. Side the enclosure all the way back to the rack.
    Figure 4. Sliding the rack
    Sliding the rack
  5. Secure the enclosure to the rack with six screws; then, reinstall the EIA covers.
    Figure 5. EIA cover installation
    EIA cover installation
  6. Secure the two support brackets on the rear enclosure with eight screws.
    Figure 6. Support bracket installation
    Support bracket installation
  7. Install the shipping bracket.
    Figure 7. Shipping bracket installation
    Shipping bracket installation
After you finish
  1. Install the manifold. See Install the manifold.

  2. Install all power supplies. See Install a hot-swap power supply or Install a DWC PSU.

  3. Install the SMM2 and SMM2 support bracket. See Install the SMM2.

  4. Install the drip sensor assembly. See Install the drip sensor assembly.

  5. Install the EMC shields. See Install an EMC shield.

  6. Install the tray into the enclosure. See Install a DWC tray in the enclosure.

  7. Install any other required components.
  8. Connect all required cables.
  9. Connect the enclosure to power.
  10. Write down new enclosure midplane serial number (for example: Y030UN34B063) and UUID (for example: 2E2B686CC6B311E2907C6EAE8B16A49E).
  11. Update the solution firmware to the latest level.
  12. Log in to the web interface.
  13. Go to System Information section, click on the Midplane VPD tab.
  14. Update the new enclosure midplane serial number and UUID onto the fan and power controller.
  15. Close the release handles on the tray in order to seat the nodes in the enclosure midplane connectors.
  16. Restart any nodes that you shut down. See the documentation that comes with the compute node for detailed instructions.
  17. The fan and power controller is powered-on automatically.