Cisco UCS 6200 Series Fabric Interconnect Hardware Installation Guide
Site Planning and Maintenance Records
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Site Planning and Maintenance Records

Site Planning and Maintenance Records

This appendix includes the following sections:

Site Preparation Checklist

Planning the location and layout of your equipment is essential for successful system operation, ventilation, and accessibility.

Consider heat dissipation when sizing the air-conditioning requirements for an installation.

Table 1 Site Planning Checklist

Task No.

Planning Activity

Verified By

Time

Date

1

Space evaluation:

  • Space and layout
  • Floor covering
  • Impact and vibration
  • Lighting
  • Maintenance access
     

2

Environmental evaluation:

  • Ambient temperature
  • Humidity
  • Altitude
  • Atmospheric contamination
  • Air flow
     

3

Power evaluation:

  • Input power type
  • Power receptacles
  • Receptacle proximity to the equipment
  • Dedicated circuit for power supply
  • Dedicated (separate) circuits for redundant power supplies
  • UPS for power failures
     

4

Grounding evaluation:

  • Circuit breaker size
  • CO ground (AC- powered systems)
     

5

Cable and interface equipment evaluation:

  • Cable type
  • Connector type
  • Cable distance limitations
  • Interface equipment (transceivers)
     

6

EMI evaluation:

  • Distance limitations for signaling
  • Site wiring
  • RFI levels
     
1 Verify that the power supply installed in the chassis has a dedicated AC source circuit.
2 UPS = uninterruptible power supply.
3 EMI = electromagnetic interference.
4 RFI = radio frequency interference.

Contact and Site Information

Use the following worksheet to record contact and site information.

Table 2 Contact and Site Information

Contact person


 

Contact phone


 

Contact e-mail

 

Building/site name

 

Data center location

 

Floor location

 

Address (line 1)


 

Address (line 2)


 

City


 

State

 

Zip code

 

Country

 

Chassis and Module Information

Use the following worksheets to record information about the chassis and modules.

Contract Number_______________________________________________

Chassis Serial Number___________________________________________

Product Number________________________________________________

Table 3 Network-Related Information

System IP address

 

System IP netmask

 

Hostname


 

Domain name

 

IP broadcast address

 

Gateway/router address

 

DNS address

 

Modem telephone number

 
Table 4 Module Information

Slot

Module Type

Module Serial Number

Notes

1


Fixed

 

 

2


Expansion

 

 

Table 5 Fabric Interconnect Port Connection Record

Fabric Interconnect A or B

Connected to

   

Slot

Port

Chassis

FEX

Port

LAN or SAN 
Pin Group

Port Channel 
Group

Connection Notes

1

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