Installing the Appliance
After you have determined that the location where you install your appliance meets the environmental standards and the server rack is in place according to the instructions, you are ready to install the hardware. After you mount the appliance, you are ready to connect it to the network, to a power source, and to the console terminal that you will use for initial configuration. You can also connect the appliance to a computer through Ethernet port for initial configuration. On SD-WAN 1000 PE appliance, this port is labeled as MGMT (management) port and on SD-WAN 2000 PE, the port is labeled as PRI (primary) port. To complete the installation, you switch on the appliance. Be sure to observe the cautions and warnings listed with the installation instructions.