Cisco UCS 5108 Server Chassis Installation Guide
Site Planning and Maintenance Records
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Site Planning and Maintenance Records

Site Planning and Maintenance Records


Note


For information about how to query the chassis for configuration information, see the Cisco UCS Configuration Guide.


This appendix includes the following records to use when installing the Cisco UCS server chassis:

Site Preparation Checklist

Planning the location and layout of your equipment is essential for successful network 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: uninterruptable 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 server chassis and the modules it contains.

Contract Number_______________________________________________

Chassis Serial Number___________________________________________

Product Number________________________________________________

Table 3 Device Information
Device Serial Number Notes

Blade Server–1

   

Blade Server–2

   

Blade Server–3

   

Blade Server–4

   

Blade Server–5

   

Blade Server–6

   

Blade Server–7

   

Blade Server–8

   

I/O Module-1

   

I/O Module-2

   

Note


The serial numbers of all server chassis modules can be obtained using Cisco UCS Manager.


FEX Port Connection Record

Table 4 Chassis FEX to Fabric Interconnect Port Connection Record

FEX

Connected to

Number

Port

Fabric Interconnect A or B

Slot

Port

Connection notes

1

1

       

2

       

3

       

4

       

5

       

6

       

7

       

8

       

2

1

       

2

       

3

       

4

       

5

       

6

       

7

       

8

       

UCS 6324 Fabric Interconnect Port Connection Record

Table 5  Port Connection Record
Fabric Interconnect Connected to

Number

Port

Slot

Port

Connection notes

1

1

     

2

     

3

     

4

     

5

     

6

     

7

     

8

     

2

1

     

2

     

3

     

4

     

5

     

6

     

7

     

8