A four-post rack-mounting kit is included in the box with your switch. The kit
contains an instruction sheet, along with the following components:
Two mounting brackets, known
as inner member in the instruction sheet. These pieces attach
directly to both sides of the switch housing.
Two slider assemblies, one
for each side of the switch. Each slider assembly consists of an outer piece
that is secured to the rack and a sliding rail to which you will attach the
corresponding mounting bracket. These pieces are known on the instruction
sheet as the outer member and intermediate
Mounting ears - Black rack ears with a thumb screw in the middle (2
Black mounting ear screws (4 count)
To attach your switch to a four-post rack, follow these steps:
On the sides of switch, locate and remove the 2 black screws next to the data
ports of the switch. Repeat as needed for the other side.
Using the provided mounting ear
screws, attach each of the mounting ears using the holes exposed in the previous
step. The mounting ears should be flush with the faceplate of the switch.
Extend the slider assemblies to
the full extent. Locate the small white release tab on the mounting bracket, and
push it toward the blue release tab, allowing the mounting bracket to slide the
rest of the way off the slider assemblies. Repeat for the other slider
Attach a mounting bracket to one side of the switch housing.
Repeat step 6 to attach the other slider assembly to the front and rear
rack posts on the other side.
On both sides, locate the
sliding rails (intermediate members) in the slider assemblies, and pull them out
to their full extent. Ensure that the plastic slider on the intermediate member
is in the locked position:
The sliding rails remain
attached to the slider assembly.
Screw the mounting ear thumbscrews into the rack rails to hand tightness.
Lift the switch into position
and insert the mounting brackets into the slider assemblies on both sides.
Push gently until both mounting
brackets engage with the slider assemblies.