Planning the location and layout of your equipment rack or cabinet is essential for successful switch operation, ventilation, and accessibility.
Table F-1 lists the site planning tasks that we recommend that you complete before you install the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series switch. Your completion of each task ensures a successful switch installation.
Table F-1 Site Planning Checklist
Verification Time and Date
•Space and layout
•Impact and vibration
•Input power type
•Receptacle proximity to the equipment
•Dedicated (separate) circuits for power redundancy
•UPS for power failures
•Grounding: proper gauge wire and lugs
•Circuit breaker size
•Data center ground
Cable and interface equipment evaluation:
•Cable distance limitations
•Interface equipment (transceivers)
•Distance limitations for signaling
Contact and Site Information
Use the following worksheet (Table F-2) to record contact and site information.