User's Guide Summary

The manual was written in by Apple. The language is listed as follows: User's Guide English. The manual is applied to the following one product model as follows: Xserve. The manual was created in Portable Document Format, called as PDF manual. The PDF document file with the name of xserveraid_userguide.pdf has 92 pages with the file size of 2.2Mb. The digital document is original with no watermarks.

User's Guide Information

Category: Computer
Type:Instruction Manual
Language:English English Manual
File info:PDF / 2.2Mb / 92 pages

PDF File Information

Title: Xserve RAID User's Guide (Manual)
Subject: 022-2101
Keywords: kmanual kxserve
Creator: FrameMaker 6.0
Producer: Acrobat Distiller 4.05 for Macintosh
CreationDate: Mon Feb 3 09:48:46 2003
ModDate: Thu Mar 17 23:34:44 2005
Tagged: no
Pages: 92
Encrypted: no
Page size: 540 x 649 pts
File size: 2351505 bytes
Optimized: no
PDF version: 1.5

PDF Bookmark and List of Contents

  • Introducing Xserve RAID

    • Unpacking the System
    • Your System at a Glance—Front Panel
    • Your System at a Glance—Back Panel
    • Your System at a Glance—Mounting Hardware
  • Preparing to Install Xserve RAID in a Rack

    • Guidelines for Installation
      • Precautions for Handling the System
      • Choosing the System’s Location in the Rack
      • Rack Stability
      • Electrical Power
      • Operating Environment
      • Security
  • Mounting Xserve RAID in a Rack

    • Getting Ready to Install the System
      • Determine the Position for the System in the Rack
      • Prepare the System for Installation
    • Installing the System
      • Assemble the Brackets and Extenders
      • Mount the System in the Rack
      • Secure the System in the Rack or Cabinet
    • Moving the Xserve RAID System
  • Connecting Xserve RAID to a Host System and a Network

    • Installing the Host Bus Adapter Card in the Host System
    • Connecting Xserve RAID to a Host System or Switch
      • About Fibre Channel Connections and Cables
      • Connecting the System to Xserve or a Power Mac G4
      • Connecting Xserve RAID to a Switch or Hub
    • Removing Cables From the Xserve RAID and Host Systems
    • Connecting to a Network
    • Connecting Power to the System
    • Connecting an Uninterruptible Power Supply
  • Using the Xserve RAID System

    • Starting Up the System
      • Turning Off the System
    • Using Status Lights and Other Indicators
    • If the System Has a Problem
  • Installing or Replacing Components

    • About Replacing Components
    • Installing or Replacing an Apple Drive Module
    • Replacing a Power Supply
    • Replacing a Cooling Module
    • Replacing a RAID Controller Module
    • Installing or Replacing a Battery Module
    • Obtaining Additional Replacement Components
  • RAID Overview

    • Setting Up the Xserve RAID System
      • Installing Xserve RAID Hardware and Software
    • About RAID Storage
      • How RAID Works
      • Data Storage Methods
      • RAID Levels
      • Hardware and Software RAID
    • What’s Next?
  • Planning RAID Storage for the Xserve RAID System

    • Tools for Configuring the Xserve RAID System
    • RAID Controllers and Drive Modules
    • Xserve RAID Schemes
      • A System With Four Drive Modules
      • A System With Seven Drive Modules
      • A System With 14 Drive Modules
    • Storage Capacities for Xserve RAID Schemes
    • Xserve RAID Hardware Connections
      • Connecting a Four-Drive System to a Host Computer or Switch
      • Connecting a Seven-Drive System to a Host Computer or Switch
      • Connecting a 14-Drive System to a Host Computer or Switch
    • Glossary
  • Specifications

    • RAID Controller Specifications
    • Fibre Channel PCI Card Specifications
    • Apple Drive Module Specifications
    • Dimensions and Operating Environment
    • Ethernet Specifications
    • UPS Interface Specifications
    • Power Supply Specifications
    • Cooling Module Specifications
    • Battery Module (Optional) Information
  • Safety, Maintenance, and Ergonomics

    • Important Safety Information
    • Handling Your System
    • Power Supply
    • Cleaning Your Equipment
    • Apple and the Environment
    • Health-Related Information About Computer Use