Chapter 1: Safety Notices and Warnings

Change log

The following table provides information on the changes to this documentation:

Version Date Description 6/5/2013 Initial release 8/26/2016 Update for new hardware spec.

FCC Notice

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

  1. The device may not cause harmful interference.

  2. The device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

No Telecommunications Network Voltage (TNV)-connected PCBs shall be installed.

This class A digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.

Cet appareil numerique de la class A est conforme a la norme NMB-003 du Canada.

CE Mark Warning

This is a Class A product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures.

Chapter 2: Ratings

The electrical ratings and requirements are:

  • AC input voltage: 100 – 240 VAC

  • Rated input current: 12vdc; 5A; 60W

  • Hz: 50 ~ 60

Chapter 3: Electrical and Safety Guidelines

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This unit is protected by tamper evident labels and case access controls. Do not attempt to open the case or remove the labels during installation as this will invalidate your warranty.

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This appliance is intended for installation in restricted areas only. Initial setup and maintenance should be performed by qualified personnel.

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Power down the appliance following the operating system’s proper power down procedure from the front panel. Unplug all AC power cord(s) before servicing.

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To avoid electrical shock, check the power cords as follows:

  • This product to be installed in Restricted Access Location only.

  • Use the exact type of power cords required.

  • Use power cord(s) that came with safety certifications.

  • Power cord(s) must comply with AC voltage requirements in your region.

  • The power cord plug cap must have an electrical current rating that is at least 125% of the electrical current rating of this product.

  • The power cord plug cap that plugs into the AC receptacle on the power supply must be a type female connector.

  • Plug the power cord(s) into a socket that is properly grounded before turning on the power.

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Required operating conditions for the appliance are:

  • Temperature: 0 - 40° C; 32 - 104° F

  • Humidity, non-condensing: 5 ~ 90% @ 40° C (104°F)

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Disconnect the power supply (2) at the circuit breaker before accessing any components. Turning off the system power supply switch does not reduce the risk of electrical shock from the power supply terminal block.

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  • To prevent the unit from overheating, never install the appliance in an enclosed area that is not properly ventilated or cooled. For proper airflow, keep the top, front, and back sides of the appliance clear of obstructions and away from the exhaust of other equipment.

  • Be aware of the locations of the power switches on the chassis and in the room, so you can disconnect the power supply if an accident occurs.

  • Take extra precautionary measures when working with high voltage components. Do not work alone.

  • Before removing or installing main system components, be sure to disconnect the power first. Turn off the system before you disconnect the power supply.

  • Use only one hand when working with powered-on electrical equipment to avoid possible electrical shock.

  • Use rubber mats specifically designed as electrical insulators when working with computer systems.

  • The power supply or power cord must include a grounding plug and must be plugged into the appropriate receptacle.

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Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) can damage electronic components. To prevent damage to your system board, it is important to handle it very carefully. The following measures can prevent ESD damage to critical components.

  • Use a grounded wrist strap designed to prevent static discharge.

  • Keep all components and printed circuit boards (PCBs) in their antistatic bags until ready for use.

  • Touch a grounded metal object before removing the board from the antistatic bag.

  • Do not let components or PCBs come into contact with your clothing, which may retain a charge even if you are wearing a wrist strap.

  • Handle a board by its edges only; do not touch its components, peripheral chips, memory modules or contacts.

  • When handling chips or modules, avoid touching their pins.

  • Put the motherboard and peripherals back into their antistatic bags when not in use.

  • For grounding purposes, make sure your computer chassis provides excellent conductivity between the power supply, the case, the mounting fasteners and the motherboard.

Chapter 4: Site Preparation

Setup location, rack and appliance precautions

  • Elevated Operating Ambient - If not installed in a closed or multi-unit rack assembly, the operating ambient temperature of the environment may be greater than normal room ambient. Therefore, consideration should be given to installing the equipment in an environment compatible with the maximum ambient temperature (Tma) specified by the manufacturer.

  • Elevated Operating Ambient - If installed in a closed or multi-unit rack assembly, the operating ambient temperature of the rack environment may be greater than room ambient. Therefore, consideration should be given to installing the equipment in an environment compatible with the maximum ambient temperature (Tma) specified by the manufacturer.

Always keep the rack’s front door and all panels and components on the appliances closed when not servicing to maintain proper cooling.

  • Reduced Airflow - Installation of the equipment in a rack or other environment should be such that the amount of airflow required for safe operation of the equipment is not compromised. Leave enough clearance, approximately 25 inches in the front, and 30 inches in the back of the rack to enable you to access appliance components and allow for sufficient air flow.

  • Mechanical Loading - Mounting of the equipment in the rack or other environment should be such that a hazardous condition is not achieved due to uneven mechanical loading.

ALL RACKS MUST BE MOUNTED SECURELY. Ensure that all leveling jacks or stabilizers are properly attached to the rack. If installing multiple appliances in a rack, make sure the overall loading for each branch circuit does not exceed the rated capacity.

Do not slide more than one appliance out from the rack at a time. Extending more than one appliance at a time may result in the rack becoming unstable. Install your appliance in the lower part of the rack because of its weight and also for ease in accessing appliance components.

  • Circuit Overloading - Consideration should be given to the connection of the equipment to the supply circuit and the effect that overloading of the circuits might have on overcurrent protection and supply wiring. Appropriate consideration of equipment nameplate ratings should be used when addressing this concern.

  • Reliable Earthing - Reliable earthing of rack-mounted or other equipment should be maintained. Particular attention should be given to supply connections other than direct connections to the branch circuit (e.g. use of power strips).

  • Install near appropriate AC outlets, and Ethernet hubs or individual jacks. Be sure to install an AC Power Disconnect for the entire rack assembly. The Power Disconnect must be clearly marked.

  • Ground the rack assembly properly to avoid electrical shock.

Chapter 5: Unpacking the Appliance

Before you begin:

Inspect the box or shipping container for any visible or evident signs of damage. If damage is indicated, please contact your vendor for a replacement.

IMPORTANT: This unit, if equipped, is protected by tamper-evident labels and case access controls. Do not attempt to open the case or remove the labels during installation as this will invalidate your warranty. In the event the case is opened or labels are damaged during installation, the unit will continue to function normally, however it will not be possible to re-establish the tamper-evident status of the system.

Verify that the ship kit includes:

  • The server unit

  • Two power cords appropriate for your region

  • An RJ45 crossover cable

  • Hardware installation Guide (this document)

Chapter 6: Rear Panel Connections

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Step 1 – Connect the Ethernet cable to rear, center RJ-45 LAN socket labeled LAN1.

Step 2 – Connect the two power cords and secure with the power cable latch. Note that if you only connect one power cord, the unit will emit an audible alarm for the unconnected power supply.

Step 3 – Connect any other required cables.

Proceed to Front Panel Operation.

Chapter 7: Front Panel Operation

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Remove the front bezel. Power on the appliance using the front panel Power Button (upper right corner). Press the power button once. You should observe green LED indicator lights on the left two disk bays.

NOTE: If the front bezel is in place the power button will be covered. You can insert a small pin or straightened paper clip in the hole on the right side of the bezel to turn on the power.

NOTE: If the icons for the front lights are covered the screw on bezel, the meaning of the lights from left to right is: Info - LAN 2 activity - LAN 1 activity - HDD activity - Power on/off. The Info light is activated when a button in the back is pressed, making it easily identifiable.

This completes the installation. The network administrator can now configure the server for the network. See the AKM HSM Quick Start Guide for more information.