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Rail and supported rack specifications

Option nameSystem x3250 M5 2 MBR Slide
Option part numberNo part number; always shipped with System x3250 M5 servers
Rail typeHalf-out slide rail (friction), toolless installation
Supported rack type

Four-post IBM and Lenovo standard rack, complying with the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standard

If a 0U PDU is to be installed, read the notes at the bottom.

Service on rackNo
Cable management arm (CMA) supportNo
1U PDU supportYes
0U PDU supportLimited support. Read the notes at the bottom.
Mounting holesSquare or round
Thickness of mounting flanges2 mm (0.08 inches) – 4 mm (0.16 inches)
Distance between front and rear mounting flanges595 mm (23.43 inches) – 789.7 mm (31.09 inches)
Rail length (measured when mounted on the rack, starting from the front surface of the front mounting flange to the rear most point of the rail)798 mm (31.42 inches)
If you want to install the rail and a 0U PDU into the same rack, the rack must meet the following height and depth requirements:
  • 42U or higher

  • At least 1000-mm (39.37-inch) deep