Installation and Configuration Guide for the Cisco Secure Access Control System 5.0
Installing the CSACS 1120 Series Appliance Hardware Options
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Installing the Cisco 1120 Secure Access Control System Hardware Options

Table Of Contents

Installing the Cisco 1120 Secure Access Control System Hardware Options

Before You Begin

Preparing for a Successful Installation

Hardware Options

Tools and Supplies Needed

Beginning the Installation

Removing the Cover

Installing and Removing Memory

Installing DIMMs

Removing DIMMs

Installing and Removing Hard Disk Drives

Installing a Hard Disk Drive

Removing a Hard Disk Drive

Removing and Installing a Slimline Optical Drive

Removing a Slimline Optical Drive

Installing a Slimline Optical Drive

Removing and Installing the PCI Riser Assembly

Removing the PCI Riser Assembly

Installing the PCI Riser Assembly

Installing and Removing a PCI Adapter Card

Installing a PCI Adapter Card

Removing a PCI Adapter Card

Completing the Installation

Installing the Cover


Installing the Cisco 1120 Secure Access Control System Hardware Options


This chapter provides basic instructions for installing, replacing, and removing various hardware options in your CSACS 1120 Series appliance.

These instructions are intended for technicians who are experienced with installing, replacing, and removing the appliance hardware options. Additionally, site planners, network administrators, and facility maintenance personnel may also find this chapter helpful.

This chapter contains:

Before You Begin

Preparing for a Successful Installation

Hardware Options

Tools and Supplies Needed

Beginning the Installation

Installing and Removing Memory

Installing and Removing Hard Disk Drives

Removing and Installing a Slimline Optical Drive

Removing and Installing the PCI Riser Assembly

Installing and Removing a PCI Adapter Card

Completing the Installation

Before You Begin

Before you begin, read the Regulatory Compliance and Safety Information for the Cisco Secure Access Control System 1120 document that is shipped with your appliance.


Warning Only trained and qualified personnel should be allowed to install, replace, or service this equipment. Statement 1030

Note The order of installation or un-installation tasks may vary. This chapter lists the tasks in the order that constitutes best practices for the installation or un-installation.


The directions left and right in this chapter are synonymous with the installer's left and right. They refer to the installation or un-installation as you face the appliance from the front.

Preparing for a Successful Installation

The installation and un-installation of the hardware options for the CSACS 1120 Series appliance involves many steps, most of which must be done in the order in which they are presented here. Each section explains one associated group of tasks upon which the next section's tasks are built.

Hardware Options

Table 3-1 describes the hardware options available for the CSACS 1120 Series appliance.

Table 3-1 CSACS 1120 Series Appliance Hardware Options

Description
Cisco Spare Part Number

1-GB RAM

CSACS-RAM-15EU=

2-GB RAM

CSACS-RAM-25EF=

250-GB Serial ATA1 Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

CSACS-HDD-T372050=

147-GB SAS2 Hard Disk Drive (HDD)

CSACS-HDD-A2100147=

DVD-ROM drive

800-29866-01

1 Serial ATA = Serial Advanced Technology Attachment.

2 SAS = Serial Attached SCSI (Small Computer System Interface).


Tools and Supplies Needed

You need the following tools and equipment to install, replace, and remove the hardware options:

Number 1 and 2 Phillips screwdrivers

ESD or antistatic wrist strap, and conductive foam pad or mat (recommended)

Beginning the Installation

To begin the installation, you must remove the top cover of the appliance. Before removing the cover, power down the appliance, unplug all external cables, and the AC power cable.

Removing the Cover


Warning Before working on a chassis or working near power supplies, unplug the power cord on AC units. Statement 246

Note A non-skid surface, or a stop behind the appliance may be required to prevent the appliance from sliding on your work surface.


To remove the cover:


Step 1 Review the information in the Safety Warnings and the Safety Guidelines sections.

Step 2 Power down the appliance and all external devices. Disconnect the power cord and all external cables.

Step 3 Remove the two screws at the top front of the appliance chassis. Figure 3-1 shows how to do this.

Figure 3-1 Removing the CSACS 1120 Series Appliance Cover

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-1.

1

Screws at top front

3

Cover moves upward

2

Screw at rear

 

Step 4 Loosen the screw at the rear of the appliance chassis. See location 2 in Figure 3-1.

Step 5 Push the blue grip (located at the front of the appliance chassis) towards the rear of the appliance chassis. Slide the cover back until it stops and then lift the cover upward to remove it. See location 3 in Figure 3-1.


Caution For proper cooling and airflow, replace the cover before turning on the appliance. Operating the appliance for extended periods (over 30 minutes) with the cover removed might damage the appliance components.


Installing and Removing Memory


Caution The memory is not hot-swappable. Before removing or replacing any Dual In-Line Memory module (DIMM) memory, you must first take the CSACS 1120 Series appliance out of service, turn off all external devices connected to the appliance, turn off the appliance by pressing the power button, and unplug the AC power cord from the appliance or wall outlet.

The appliance provides four DIMM slots across two banks (or channels): Bank 1 and Bank 2. Bank 1 consists of DIMM slots 1A and 1B; and Bank 2 consists of DIMM slots 2A and 2B. The slots associated with each bank or channel are located next to each other. A diagram on the logic board near the DIMM slots illustrates the location of the DIMM slots. Each slot accepts 533/667-MHz stacked Double-Data-Rate 2 (DDR2) Error Correction Code (ECC) or non-ECC unbuffered memory.

A minimum of one 256-MB DIMM is required in DIMM slot 1A. This configuration uses single-channel interleave. For dual-channel interleave, which provides optimum performance, a minimum of two DIMMs should be installed in DIMM slots 1A and 2A.

To operate in dual-channel dynamic paging mode, one of the following conditions must be met:

Populate two identical DIMMs in slots 1A and 1B.

Populate four identical DIMMs in each slot location.


Note The installation of three DIMMs is not supported. Use one, two, or four DIMMs that are of the same type and speed (identical DIMMs are preferred).


Reading from left to right, the slot location on the board for the DIMMs displays DIMM 1A, DIMM 2A, DIMM 1B, and DIMM 2B. See locations 5 and 8 for DIMMs 1A and 1B and locations 6 and 7 for DIMMS 2A and 2B in Figure 3-2.

This section contains:

Installing DIMMs

Removing DIMMs

Installing DIMMs


Note Install DIMMs into slot DIMM 1A first. The appliance cannot power on without a DIMM in that slot.


To install the DIMMs:


Step 1 Review the information in the Safety Warnings and the Safety Guidelines sections.

Step 2 Power down the appliance and all external devices. Disconnect the power cord and all external cables.

Step 3 Remove the appliance cover. For instructions, see Removing the Cover.

Step 4 Locate the DIMM slots. Figure 3-2 shows the DIMM slot locations depicted by the callouts 5, 6, 7, and 8.

Figure 3-2 Installing Memory

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-2.

1

Ejector tab (open)

5

DIMM slot 1A

2

DIMM notch

6

DIMM slot 2A

3

DIMM edge

7

DIMM slot 2B

4

Ejector tab (closed)

8

DIMM slot 1B


Step 5 Ensure that the ejector tabs at both ends of the DIMM slots are pushed outward to the sides (open position). See location 1 in Figure 3-2.

Step 6 Holding the DIMM by the top edges, remove it from its antistatic package.


Caution Do not touch the DIMM connectors. Handle the DIMM only by the edges.

Step 7 Position the DIMM above the slot. Align the notch on the bottom edge of the DIMM with the key in the DIMM slot. See location 2 in Figure 3-2.

Step 8 Insert the bottom edge of the DIMM into the slot. See location 3 in Figure 3-2.

Step 9 When the DIMM is correctly positioned, push down firmly on the top edge of the DIMM until the ejector tabs snap into place. See location 4 in Figure 3-2.

Step 10 If you have other hardware options to install, do so now; otherwise, go to the Completing the Installation section.

Step 11 Install the appliance cover. For instructions, see Installing the Cover.


Removing DIMMs

To remove a DIMM:


Step 1 Review the information in Safety Warnings and Safety Guidelines.

Step 2 Power down the appliance and all external devices. Disconnect the power cord and all external cables.

Step 3 Remove the appliance cover. For instructions, see Removing the Cover.

Step 4 Locate the DIMM slots. Figure 3-2 shows the slots.

Step 5 Open the ejector tabs on the DIMM slot by pushing them out to the sides. See location 1 in Figure 3-2.

Step 6 Holding the DIMM by the edges, lift it straight up out of the slot, and store it in an antistatic package.

Step 7 If you have other hardware options to install, do so now; otherwise, go to the Completing the Installation section.

Step 8 Install the appliance cover. For instructions, see Installing the Cover.


Installing and Removing Hard Disk Drives

This section contains:

Installing a Hard Disk Drive

Removing a Hard Disk Drive


Caution The hard drives are not hot-swappable. Before removing or replacing a hard drive, you must first take the CSACS 1120 Series appliance out of service, turn off all external devices connected to the appliance, turn off the appliance by pressing the power button, and unplug the AC power cord from the appliance or wall outlet.

Up to two hard drives can be installed. The HDD0 drive bay is on the left side of the appliance chassis, underneath the optional optical drive; and the HDD1 drive bay is on the right side of the appliance chassis.


Note The drives do not need to be installed in order; HDD1 can be installed before HDD0.


Installing a Hard Disk Drive


Note When you install a new hard disk drive in the CSACS 1120 Series appliance, you should use the HDD0 bay as the default location. HDD1 should be used only as a secondary drive.

To access HDD0, you must first remove the optical drive. For instructions on removing the optical drive, see Removing a Slimline Optical Drive.

If you are replacing a hard drive, see Removing a Hard Disk Drive for instructions. Return to these steps when directed.



Caution When you handle static-sensitive devices, take precautions to avoid damage from static electricity. For more information on handling these devices, see Preventing Electrostatic Discharge Damage.

To install a hard disk drive in the appliance:


Step 1 Inspect the new drive for any signs of damage.

Step 2 Review the information in the Safety Warnings and Safety Guidelines sections.

Step 3 Power down the appliance and all external devices. Disconnect the power cord and all external cables.

Step 4 Remove the appliance cover. For instructions, see Removing the Cover.

Step 5 Locate the drive position you want to use. Figure 3-3 shows you this.

Figure 3-3 Locating the Drive Positions

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-3.

1

Hard disk drive bay HDD0

2

Hard disk drive bay HDD1


Step 6 HDD1 location only: Slide the power cables from the cable clip that is located on the top of the hard drive carrier.

Step 7 Remove the screw that holds the hard drive bracket to the appliance chassis. See location 1 in Figure 3-4.

Save this screw as you will have to use it to reinstall the drive assembly later.

Step 8 Lift the drive carrier from the appliance chassis. See location 2 in Figure 3-4.

Figure 3-4 Removing Drive Carrier from the Appliance

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-4.

1

Hard drive bracket screw

2

Lift hard drive carrier up


Step 9 Position the drive with the drive connectors facing up. Figure 3-5 shows you how to do this.

Step 10 Set the drive carrier over the drive (see location 1 in Figure 3-5). The data and power connectors must be positioned so they are accessible through the cutout (see location 2 in Figure 3-5).

Figure 3-5 Installing the Drive into the Drive Carrier

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-5.

1

Set drive carrier over drive

3

Drive carrier screw

2

Drive carrier cutout

 

Step 11 Use the four screws provided to attach the drive to the carrier. See location 3 in Figure 3-5.

Step 12 Set the drive assembly into place in the appliance chassis. See location 1 in Figure 3-6.

Step 13 Attach the drive assembly to the appliance with the screw that you removed in Step 7. See location 2 in Figure 3-6.


Note The assembly that contains the optical drive bracket must be installed at the left side of the appliance chassis.


Figure 3-6 Installing the Drive Assembly in the Appliance

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-6.

1

Hard drive assembly

2

Hard drive bracket screw


Step 14 HDD1 location only: Route the power cable into the cable clip on the top of the hard drive bracket. See location 1 in Figure 3-7.

Figure 3-7 Connecting Hard Drive Power and Data Cables

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-7.

1

Cable clip location

4

HDD0 power connector

2

HDD0 data cable

5

HDD1 power connector

3

HDD1 data cable

 

Step 15 Connect the data cable to the drive:

If a drive is installed in the HDD0 carrier, connect the HDD0 data cable to the SATA 0 connector on the motherboard. See location 2 in Figure 3-7.

If a drive is installed in the HDD1 carrier, connect the HDD1 data cable to the SATA 1 connector on the motherboard. See location 3 in Figure 3-7.


Note The data cables are factory routed underneath the fan module. Use caution to ensure you connect the correct cables between the motherboard and the hard drives. The cables are labeled at each end.


Step 16 Reconnect the power cable to the drive:

If a drive is installed in the HDD1 carrier, attach the connector on the daisy chain power cable that is closest to the power supply to the HDD1 power connector. See location 5 in Figure 3-7.

If a drive is installed in the HDD0 carrier, attach the middle connector on the daisy chain power cable to the HDD0 power connector. See location 4 in Figure 3-7.

Step 17 If you have other hardware options to install, do so now; otherwise, go to the Completing the Installation section.

Step 18 Re-install the appliance cover. For instructions, see Installing the Cover.


Removing a Hard Disk Drive

To remove a hard disk drive from the CSACS 1120 Series appliance:


Step 1 Review the information in the Safety Warnings and the Safety Guidelines sections.

Step 2 Power down the appliance and all external devices. Disconnect the power cord and all external cables.

Step 3 Remove the appliance cover. For instructions, see Removing the Cover.

Step 4 Disconnect the power and data cables from the drive.

Step 5 HDD1 location only: Slide the power cable from the cable clip that is located on the top of the hard drive carrier. See location 1 in Figure 3-7.

Step 6 Remove the screw that holds the hard drive bracket to the appliance chassis. See location 1 in the Figure 3-8.

Save this screw as you will have to use it to reinstall the drive assembly later.

Step 7 Lift the drive carrier from the appliance chassis. See location 2 in Figure 3-8.

Step 8 Remove the four screws that attach the hard drive to the drive carrier. Lift the drive from the carrier. See location 3 in Figure 3-5.

Store the drive in an anti-static bag.

Step 9 If you are installing a new drive, skip the rest of these steps and go to the Installing a Hard Disk Drive section, and begin with Step 9.

Step 10 Insert the screws that held the drive in the carrier into the screw locations on the carrier for future use.

Figure 3-8 Removing the Hard Drive Carrier

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-8.

1

Hard drive bracket screw

2

Lift hard drive carrier up


Step 11 Set the drive assembly into place in the appliance chassis. See location 1 in Figure 3-9.

Step 12 Attach the drive assembly to the appliance chassis with the screw that you removed in Step 6. See location 2 in Figure 3-9.


Note The assembly that contains the optical drive bracket must be installed at the left side of the appliance.


Figure 3-9 Installing the Drive Carrier in the Appliance

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-9.

1

Hard drive assembly

2

Hard drive bracket screw


Step 13 If you have other hardware options to install, do so now; otherwise, go to the Completing the Installation section.

Step 14 Re-install the appliance cover. For instructions, see Installing the Cover.


Removing and Installing a Slimline Optical Drive

The only reason to remove the optical drive from the CSACS 1120 Series appliance is to access the HDD0 hard drive bay. If you intend to remove or replace a drive in the HDD1 hard drive bay, you do not need to remove the optical drive.

This section contains:

Removing a Slimline Optical Drive

Installing a Slimline Optical Drive

Removing a Slimline Optical Drive

To remove a slimline optical drive:


Step 1 Review the information in the Safety Warnings and Safety Guidelines sections.

Step 2 Power down the appliance and all external devices. Disconnect the power cord and all external cables.

Step 3 Remove the appliance cover. For instructions, see Removing the Cover.

Step 4 Note the orientation of the PCI cooling fan that is located behind the optical drive bay, then lift the fan from the mounting pegs. See location 1 in Figure 3-10.


Note It is not necessary to disconnect the fan cable.


Figure 3-10 Lifting PCI Cooling Fan from Mounting Pegs

Step 5 Disconnect the optical drive power and data cables. See locations 1 and 2 in Figure 3-11.

Figure 3-11 Removing the Optical Drive from the Appliance

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-11.

1

Optical drive data cable

3

Optical drive bracket screw

2

Optical drive power cable

4

Slide the optical drive out


Step 6 Remove the screw that holds the optical drive bracket to the appliance chassis. See location 3 in Figure 3-11.

Save this screw as you will have to use it to reinstall the optical drive to the appliance chassis later.

Step 7 Slide the optical drive out through the front of the appliance. See location 4 in Figure 3-11.

Step 8 Remove the four screws that hold the optical drive to the brackets. Figure 3-12 shows how to do this.

Save these screws as you will have to use them to reinstall the optical drive to the brackets later.

Figure 3-12 Attaching the Optical Drive Bracket to the Brackets

Step 9 Remove the two screws at the back of the optical drive to detach the interposer board. See location 2 in Figure 3-13.

Step 10 Carefully pull the interposer board from the drive, detaching the interposer board connector from the drive. See location 1 in Figure 3-13.

Figure 3-13 Removing the Interposer Board from the Optical Drive

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-13.

1

Interposer board disconnection

2

Screws from back of optical drive


Step 11 If you are installing a replacement optical drive, skip the rest of these steps and continue with Installing a Slimline Optical Drive, Step 6.

Step 12 Store the brackets and interposer board for re-installation later.

Step 13 Insert the PCI cooling fan onto the mounting pegs that are located behind the optical drive bay. Figure 3-14 shows how to do this.


Note The fan label should face the rear of the appliance.


Figure 3-14 Installing the PCI Cooling Fan

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-14.

1

Inserting PCI fan

2

Mounting pegs


Step 14 If you have other hardware options to install, do so now; otherwise, go to the Completing the Installation section.

Step 15 Re-install the appliance cover. For instructions, see Installing the Cover.


Installing a Slimline Optical Drive

To install a slimline optical drive:


Step 1 Review the information in the Safety Warnings and Safety Guidelines sections.

Step 2 Power down the appliance and all external devices. Disconnect the power cord and all external cables.

Step 3 Remove the appliance cover. For instructions, see Removing the Cover.

Step 4 Note the orientation of the PCI cooling fan that is located behind the optical drive bay, then lift the fan from the mounting pegs. See location 1 in Figure 3-15.


Note It is not necessary to disconnect the fan cable.


Figure 3-15 Lifting the PCI Cooling Fan from the Mounting Pegs

Step 5 Attach the interposer board to the rear of the DVD-ROM drive, using two screws. See location 1 in Figure 3-16.

Figure 3-16 Attaching the Interposer Board

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-16.

1

Interposer board connection

2

Screws from back of optical drive


Step 6 Attach the optical drive to the brackets, using the four screws as shown in Figure 3-17.

Figure 3-17 Attaching the Optical Drive to the Brackets

Step 7 Slide the optical drive assembly in through the front of the appliance chassis. See location 1 in Figure 3-18.

Step 8 Re-install the screw that you removed in Step 6 in the Removing a Slimline Optical Drive section.

Step 9 A daisy chain cable is used for the hard disk drives and the optical drive. Connect the end connector on the daisy chain cable to the power connector on the optical drive. See location 3 in Figure 3-18.

Step 10 Connect the data cable to the optical drive and to the IDE connector on the motherboard. See location 4 in Figure 3-18.

Figure 3-18 Installing the Optical Drive into the Appliance.

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-18.

1

Slide the optical drive in

3

Optical drive power cable

2

Optical drive bracket screw

4

Optical drive data cable


Step 11 Re-insert the PCI cooling fan onto the mounting pegs that are located behind the optical drive bay. The fan label should face the rear of the appliance. See location 1 in Figure 3-19.

Figure 3-19 Installing the PCI Cooling Fan

Step 12 If you have other hardware options to install, do so now; otherwise, go to the Completing the Installation section.

Step 13 Re-install the appliance cover. For instructions, see Installing the Cover.

Step 14 Plug all external devices and the AC power cable into the appliance.


Removing and Installing the PCI Riser Assembly

The PCI riser assembly must be removed before you can remove, replace, or install a PCI adapter card in the CSACS 1120 Series appliance.

This section contains:

Removing the PCI Riser Assembly

Installing the PCI Riser Assembly


Caution Before removing or replacing the PCI riser assembly, you must first take the CSACS 1120 Series appliance out of service, turn off all external devices connected to the appliance, turn off the appliance by pressing the power button, and unplug the AC power cord from the appliance or wall outlet.

Removing the PCI Riser Assembly

To remove the PCI riser assembly:


Step 1 Review the information in the Safety Warnings and the Safety Guidelines sections.

Step 2 Power down the appliance and all external devices. Disconnect the power cord and all external cables.

Step 3 Remove the appliance cover. For instructions, see Removing the Cover.

Step 4 Disconnect any cables attached to any adapter cards.

Step 5 Lift the riser assembly up to remove it. Figure 3-20 shows how to do this.


Note Use caution to gently remove the riser card from the adapter card slot so you do not damage the slot or the riser card.


Figure 3-20 Removing the PCI Riser Assembly from the Appliance

Step 6 If you need to add or replace a PCI adapter card, see the Installing and Removing a PCI Adapter Card section.

Step 7 If you removed the PCI riser assembly for another procedure, continue with that procedure.


Installing the PCI Riser Assembly


Note For clarity, the figure in these instructions does not show an attached adapter card. If you are installing an adapter card, do so before installing the PCI riser assembly into your appliance.


To install the PCI riser assembly:


Step 1 Review the information in the Safety Warnings and the Safety Guidelines sections.

Step 2 Power down the appliance and all external devices. Disconnect the power cord and all external cables.

Step 3 Lower the PCI riser assembly into place over the adapter card slot. See location 1 in Figure 3-21.

Step 4 Align the two hooks in the PCI riser assembly (see location 2 in Figure 3-21) with the matching slots at the back of the appliance (see location 3 in Figure 3-21).

Figure 3-21 Installing the PCI Riser Assembly into the Appliance

The following tables describes the callouts in Figure 3-21.

1

PCI riser assembly over adapter card slot

3

Appliance back-panel slots

2

Two hooks in PCI riser assembly

 

Step 5 Press down firmly until the two hooks on the rear of the PCI riser assembly engage the appliance back-panel slots.

Step 6 Re-install the appliance cover. For instructions, see Installing the Cover.


Installing and Removing a PCI Adapter Card


Caution The PCI adapter cards are not hot-swappable. Before removing or replacing an adapter card, you must first take the CSACS 1120 Series appliance out of service, turn off all external devices connected to the appliance, turn off the appliance by pressing the power button, and unplug the AC power cord from the appliance or wall outlet.

This section describes how to install a PCI adapter in the CSACS 1120 appliance. Before you install an adapter, review the following information:

Your appliance comes with one Peripheral Component Interconnect-Extended (PCI-X) adapter slot. This slot is located in the appliance with a PCI riser assembly. For instructions on how to remove the PCI riser assembly, see Removing the PCI Riser Assembly.

Locate the documentation that comes with the PCI adapter card and follow those instructions in addition to the instructions in this chapter.

This section contains:

Installing a PCI Adapter Card

Removing a PCI Adapter Card

Installing a PCI Adapter Card


Caution When you handle static-sensitive devices, take precautions to avoid damage from static electricity. For more information on handling these devices, see Preventing Electrostatic Discharge Damage.

To install a PCI adapter card:


Step 1 Review the information in the Safety Warnings and the Safety Guidelines sections.

Step 2 Power down the appliance and all external devices. Disconnect the power cord and all external cables.

Step 3 Remove the appliance cover. For instructions, see Removing the Cover.

Step 4 Remove the PCI riser assembly. For instructions, see Removing the PCI Riser Assembly.

Step 5 Remove the screw at the rear of the PCI riser assembly. See location 1 in Figure 3-22.

Save this screw as you will have to use it to reinstall the PCI riser assembly later.

Figure 3-22 Installing an Adapter Card

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-22.

1

PCI riser assembly screw

3

Adapter card

2

Filler panel

 

Step 6 If a filler panel is installed over the opening at the rear of the PCI riser assembly, lift it from the PCI riser assembly. See location 2 in Figure 3-22.

Save the filler panel in case you need to remove the adapter card later.

Step 7 Touch the static-protective package containing the adapter card to any unpainted metal surface on the appliance and then remove the adapter card from the static-protective package. Avoid touching the components and the gold-plated edge connectors on the adapter card.

Step 8 Place the adapter card, component side up, on a flat, static-protective surface and set any jumpers or switches as described in the adapter documentation, if necessary.


Caution When you install an adapter card in the appliance, ensure that it is completely and correctly seated in the PCI slot before you power up the appliance. Incomplete insertion might cause damage to the adapter card.

Step 9 Insert the adapter card into the slot in the PCI riser assembly. Push the adapter card into place firmly until it seats in the riser card connector, but use caution so you do not twist or bend the card. See location 3 in Figure 3-23.

Step 10 Re-install the screw you removed in Step 5. See location 1 in Figure 3-22.

Step 11 Re-install the PCI riser assembly into the appliance. For instructions, see Installing the PCI Riser Assembly.

Step 12 If you have other hardware options to install, do so now; otherwise, go to the Completing the Installation section.

Step 13 Re-install the appliance cover. For instructions, see Installing the Cover.

Step 14 Plug all external devices and the AC power cable into the appliance.


Removing a PCI Adapter Card

To remove a PCI adapter card:


Step 1 Review the information in the Safety Warnings and the Safety Guidelines sections.

Step 2 Power down the appliance and all attached devices. Disconnect the power cord and all external cables.

Step 3 Remove the appliance cover. For instructions, see Removing the Cover.

Step 4 Remove the PCI riser assembly. For instructions, see Removing the PCI Riser Assembly.

Step 5 Remove the screw at the rear of the riser assembly. See location 1 in Figure 3-23.

Save this screw as you will have to use it to re-install the PCI riser assembly later.

Step 6 Pull the adapter card from the slot in the PCI riser assembly. You may need to wriggle the card from front to back to remove it, but use caution so you do not twist or bend the adapter card. See location 3 in Figure 3-23.

Step 7 Re-install the filler panel over the opening at the rear of the riser assembly. See location 2 in Figure 3-23.

Step 8 Re-install the screw you removed in Step 5. See location 1 in Figure 3-23.

Figure 3-23 Removing a Full-Height Add-In Card

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-23.

1

PCI riser assembly screw

3

Adapter card

2

Filler panel

 


Note If you do not re-install the adapter card, make sure that the empty adapter card slot has a filler panel installed.


Step 9 Re-install the PCI riser assembly into the appliance. For instructions, see Installing the PCI Riser Assembly.

Step 10 Re-install the appliance cover. For instructions, see Installing the Cover.

Step 11 Plug all external devices and the AC power cable into the appliance.


Completing the Installation

To complete your installation, you must reinstall the CSACS 1120 Series appliance cover and connect all external cables. Follow the instructions in this section.


Caution To maintain proper cooling and airflow, install the appliance cover before turning on the appliance. Operating the appliance for extended periods (over 30 minutes) with the appliance cover removed might damage the appliance components.

Installing the Cover

To install the appliance cover after you have completed your hardware options installation or maintenance:


Step 1 Review the information in the Safety Warnings and the Safety Guidelines sections.

Step 2 Place the cover over the appliance so that the side edges of the cover sit just inside the appliance sidewalls. Slide the cover forward. See location 3 in Figure 3-24.

Figure 3-24 Installing the CSACS 1120 Series Appliance Cover

The following table describes the callouts in Figure 3-24.

1

Screws at top front

3

Cover moves downward

2

Screw at rear

 

Step 3 Re-install the screw at the rear of the appliance. See location 2 in Figure 3-24.

Step 4 Re-install the two screws at the top front of the appliance. See location 1 in Figure 3-24.

Step 5 Reconnect all external cables and the AC power cord.