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
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.