General Chat Thread, The net work is down !! in General; .......er that's because I have not cabled it up yet..........
26th July 2010, 04:45 PM #1
The net work is down !!
.......er that's because I have not cabled it up yet.......
Last edited by mattx; 26th July 2010 at 04:50 PM.
26th July 2010, 04:51 PM #2
Please don't! The rack looks so pristine and tidy. Adding cables is only going to make it ugly.
Originally Posted by mattx
26th July 2010, 04:54 PM #3
Ditto to that: don't cable it! - It's the equivalent of geek porn at the moment..
Or if you have to buy some 25cm patch cables!
26th July 2010, 04:57 PM #4
So's mine but I haven't even got a cab
Very frustrating as most things that I need right now are either on my computer (under polythene) or on the internet - erm not connected as no cabinet! Hoping for a better day tomorrow.
26th July 2010, 05:10 PM #5
I'm hoping for a better day too - managed to get the core up and running but fibers to the other buildings are still not live. Have also realized that I will need another UPS as when I plugged in the new SAN the UPS could not take the load...!!
Originally Posted by leco
With a bit of luck should have the fibers working, then it's case of migrating 200 gigs worth of data over...
26th July 2010, 05:42 PM #6
just need the discipline to not go all birds nest. Also, some horizontal cable managers and a door would be a visual improvement.
26th July 2010, 05:49 PM #7
I'm leaving the side panels and door off as:
Originally Posted by torledo
1. It's in a locked room now [ my office is so much quieter now its been moved ]
2. No one will have access to it apart from me the NM and Caretaker
3. After turning the SAN on the temp rocketed it up
4. Save faffing around when working in there.
26th July 2010, 05:51 PM #8
Well, this is one occasion where I can this without getting slapped - nice rack...
2 Thanks to teejay:
mattx (26th July 2010), Rydra (27th July 2010)
26th July 2010, 05:59 PM #9
u dont need cables, it's wireless !! *sarcastic voice* lol
26th July 2010, 06:06 PM #10
It does look nice but functionality > nice. Unleash the evil cables!
26th July 2010, 06:14 PM #11
Originally Posted by teejay
27th July 2010, 08:06 AM #12
Do correct me if I'm wrong but are you not supposed to have at least the sides on to improve the airflow? (think I might of heard this in some datacentre mag someday)
27th July 2010, 08:43 AM #13
Yes, it forces air to flow in a certain direction, where as otherwise cold would just fall down and hot raises.
Originally Posted by jamesfed
27th July 2010, 08:57 AM #14
In a large data centre with airflow management then yes, otherwise no. I have known some racks where the side panels are part of the structural integrity of the rack and the rack frame can twist without the panels on.
Originally Posted by jamesfed
27th July 2010, 01:45 PM #15
Nothing but a pile of chips at the moment, do it justice with some good cable runs.
Colour coded, and nicely bundled.
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