What You Will Need for the Installation

Ensure that you have followed the guidance in "Preparing to Install," and ensure that you have the appropriate people and tools on hand.

Installing Extreme Networks switches is easiest when there are two people to maneuver the switch and attach mounting hardware.

Provide enough space in front of and behind the switch so that you can service it easily. Allow a minimum of 122 cm (48 in) in front of the rack and 76 cm (30 in) behind the rack.

If your switch has internal power supplies, make sure they have the same airflow direction as the fans in the switch.

Check Quick Reference Guide for your switch model to see what hardware is provided in the switch packaging. Most Extreme Networks switches come with the following hardware:
You need the following additional tools and equipment. These are not provided with your switch.