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Before you install your new appliance, carefully unpack your appliance and make sure that all parts were delivered. Once you are satisfied that your appliance has been delivered to your expectations, verify that the location where the appliance will be installed meets temperature and power requirements and that the server cabinet or floor-to-ceiling cabinet is securely bolted to the floor and has sufficient airflow.
Only trained and qualified personnel should install, maintain, or replace the appliance, and efforts should be taken to ensure that all cautions and warnings are followed.
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The hardware accessories for your particular appliance, such as cables, adapters, and rail kit, vary depending on the hardware platform you ordered. Unpack the box that contains your new appliance on a sturdy table with plenty of space and inspect the contents.
Make sure that a power outlet is available for each cable.
For Brazilian customers, Citrix does not ship a power cable. Use a cable that conforms to the ABNT NBR 14136:2002 standard.
If the kit that you received does not fit your rack, contact your Citrix sales representative to order the appropriate kit.
In addition to the items included in the box with your new appliance, you will need the following items to complete the installation and initial configuration process.
There are specific site and rack requirements for the NetScaler appliance. You must make sure that adequate environmental control and power density are available. Racks must be bolted to the ground, have sufficient airflow, and have adequate power and network connections. Preparing the site and rack are important steps in the installation process and help ensure a smooth installation.
The appliance should be installed in a server room or server cabinet with the following features:
The rack on which you install your appliance should meet the following criteria:
Follow basic electrical safety precautions to protect yourself from harm and the appliance from damage.