Setting up your BladeCenter S system

Use this checklist to set up the BladeCenter S system hardware.

Before you begin, make sure that you have at least 7 U of available space in your rack to install the BladeCenter S chassis.
  1. Remove components that are installed in the BladeCenter S chassis to decrease the weight, making it easier to install in a rack.
  2. Install the BladeCenter S chassis in a rack.
  3. Install the components that you removed (and any other components or optional devices that you have ordered).
  4. Cable all components in the BladeCenter S chassis to the appropriate external devices.
  5. Connect the BladeCenter S system to power.
  6. If you are installing IBM® Director, set up the IBM Director server.