The i2000/i4000 Series platform is an industrial network appliance that is designed to be mounted in a standard 19-inch EIA rack.
Follow these guidelines to adhere to safety precautions:
The i2000/i4000 Series platforms ship with a rack mount kit to help install the system more easily. This kit requires that the rack or cabinet has certain clearances and spacing, as shown here:
Rack mounting spatial requirements for the i2000/i4000 Series platform
Detailed view of rack mounting spatial requirements
An AC-powered installation must meet these requirements:
A DC-powered installation must meet these requirements:
When you install the platform into a rack, it is important to understand the unit's airflow direction so that you can ensure proper cooling.
The platform employs a negative pressure fan system, which draws cold air in from the front of the chassis.
Airflow in iSeries platforms