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Site Planning and Maintenance Records
This appendix includes the following records to use when installing the Cisco UCS 6200 Series Fabric Interconnect:
Site Preparation Checklist
Planning the location and layout of your equipment is essential for successful system operation, ventilation, and accessibility. Table C-1 lists the site planning tasks that we recommend completing before installing the Cisco UCS 6100 Series Fabric Interconnect.
Consider heat dissipation when sizing the air-conditioning requirements for an installation. See Table A-5 for the environmental requirements, and the "Power Specifications" section for power and heat ratings.
Table C-1 Site Planning Checklist
Task No. Planning Activity Verified By Time Date
•Space and layout
•Impact and vibration
•Input power type
•Receptacle proximity to the equipment
•Dedicated circuit for power supply
•Dedicated (separate) circuits for redundant power supplies
•UPS2 for power failures
•Circuit breaker size
•CO ground (AC- powered systems)
Cable and interface equipment evaluation:
•Cable distance limitations
•Interface equipment (transceivers)
•Distance limitations for signaling
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 (Table C-2) to record contact and site information.
Table C-2 Contact and Site Information
Contact e-mail Building/site name
Data center location
Address (line 1)
Address (line 2)
Chassis and Module Information
Chassis Serial Number___________________________________________
Table C-3 Network-Related Information
System IP address
System IP netmask
IP broadcast address
Modem telephone number