Environmental Issues

  • 5.2 Recognize and report on server room environmental issues (temperature, humidity/ESD/power surges, back-up generator/fire suppression/flood considerations)

Now that you know the basic types of environments you may find your servers in, you need to learn the environmental factors you must be concerned about when installing and maintaining a server. The first piece of information you need is the operating parameters of your server. The next page presents a sample server specifications document. This should be your guide while designing or verifying an operating environment for your server. This information can generally be found on the server vendor’s web site, as well as in the documentation that comes with the server. ...

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