Ensure that the BE6000 server is rack-mounted, connected to electrical power
source and customer data network as illustrated in the Quick Start Guide (QSG), which is
included in the shipping box. Also ensure that a monitor and keyboard are connected to the server.
Before you proceed with installation, collect the network information from the data network administrator.
Required Network Information
Collect the following network
information from the data network administrator:
- IP Addresses for the following:
- VMware Hypervisor (ESXi)
- Each collaboration application to be
- (optional) CIMC, if remote console access is
- Subnet Mask
- Gateway IP address
- DNS server IP address
- Hostname for each application
- (optional) Domain Name
- NTP server IP address
- Time zone
- (optional) SMTP server
The next sections list the lab validated steps to
install a BE6000 server. After collecting the required
network information, follow the rest of
the document carefully.