Because of the device's size and weight—up to 163.5 lb (74.2 kg) depending on the configuration—we strongly recommend you install it using a mechanical lift as described in Installing the Services Gateway Using a Lift. If you do not use a lift to install the device, see Installing the Services Gateway Without a Mechanical Lift for complete instructions to install the device safely.
Before installing the device, you should have prepared your site and reviewed the guidelines in Preparing the Site for Services Gateway Installation. The Site Preparation Checklist summarizes the tasks you need to perform when preparing a site for services gateway installation. You also need to unpack the device from the shipping container as described in Unpacking the Services Gateway.
This section is divided into the following topics:
To install the services gateway, you need the following tools:
Before installing the services gateway in the rack, read the safety information in Chassis Lifting Guidelines. Remove the device from the shipping container as described in Unpacking the Services Gateway. Install the mounting hardware as described in Installing the Mounting Hardware.
Caution: Before front mounting the device in a rack, have a qualified technician verify that the rack is strong enough to support its weight and is adequately supported at the installation site.
To install the device using a lift (see Figure 28):
Figure 28: Installing the Services Gateway in the Rack
Note: This illustration depicts the services gateway being installed in an open-frame rack. For an illustration of the mounting hardware required for a four-post rack or cabinet, see Figure 26.