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Server+ Certification Training Guide by Server+ Certified Technician Elton Jernigan

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Racking Servers

  • 0.18 Identify situations when network servers should be installed in a server rack and know the proper procedures for installation of the network server into a server rack. Identify specialized components and installation requirements for rack-mounted network servers. Content may include the following:

    • EIA rack unit (1.75 inches)

    • Keyboard/video/monitor (KVM) switch

    • Cable management

    • Rack layout

    • Security

    • Cooling

    • Rack-mounted keyboard/trackball

    • Rack-mounted monitor/LCD panel

    • Rack-mounted uninterruptible power supply (UPS)

To conserve space in the server room, network servers can be purchased in a chassis that can be installed into a standard 19-inch equipment rack. Figure 1.11 shows a diagram of a network server rack.

Figure 1.11. A network ...

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