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    Unpacking the NSM4000 Appliance

    The NSM4000 appliance is shipped in a cardboard carton along with the items listed in Table 1.

    Caution: The NSM4000 appliance is maximally protected inside the shipping carton. Do not unpack it until you are ready to begin installation.

    Warning: The shipping dimensions of an NSM4000 appliance are 17.81 in. x 17.31 in. x 3.5 in. (45.2 cm x 44 cm x 8.89 cm), and the appliance shipping weight is 28.05 lb (12.72 kg). Use the correct lifting technique when you move the appliance. (Refer to Chassis Lifting Guidelines for the NSM4000 Appliance for more details.)

    To unpack the appliance:

    1. Move the shipping carton to a staging area as close to the installation site as possible, ensuring that you have enough room to remove the system components.
    2. Position the carton so that the arrows are pointing up.
    3. Open the top flaps on the shipping carton.
    4. Pull out the packing material holding the appliance in place.
    5. Read General Safety Guidelines and Warnings carefully.
    6. Remove the appliance from the shipping carton.
    7. Verify the appliance chassis components received against the packing list. Table 1 lists the items provided with the appliance.
    8. Save the shipping carton and packing materials in case you need to move or ship the appliance later.

    Table 1: Items in the NSM4000 Appliance Shipping Carton



    NSM4000 appliance chassis


    Power cable


    Mounting kits


    RJ-45 to DB-9F cable with adapter, 7 ft console cable


    7-ft, blue, Category 5e cable


    Safety Information Reference for Hardware Platforms


    Published: 2014-10-30