Install a V300 in a Dual Rack Mount

Before you begin

The following tools and materials are required to install a non-PoE V300 Virtual Port Extender to a dual rack mount:

  • ESD-preventive wrist strap
  • M4 #2 Phillips screwdriver (magnetic screwdriver recommended)
  • XN-2P-RMTKIT-2CS-001 - Dual rack mount kit

Procedure

  1. Remove all contents of the dual rack mount kit (XN-2P-RMTKIT-2CS-001).
  2. Attach one short ear bracket to the outer side of each V300 using the screws provided.
  3. Attach the joint brackets to the inward side of each V300 (one with tapped screw holes facing forward, one facing rearward, using the screws provided).
  4. Attach the two joint brackets together using the screws provided.
  5. After attaching the PSU bracket to the V300 using the provided screws, attach the PSU to the PSU mounting brackets using two, four, or eight cable ties:
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    V300-8T-2X Dual Rack Mounting with PSU
    V300-8T-2X forward facing side-by-side, dual mounted to front rails and one PSU cable tied to the rear of each port extenders
    V300-8T-2X rear side top view side-by-side, shown with one PSU cable tied to the rear of each port extender
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    V300HT-8P/8T Dual Rack Mounting with PSUs
    V300HT-8P-2X forward facing side-by-side, dual mounted to front rails and four PSUs cable tied to the rear rack rails
    V300HT-8T-2X forward facing side-by-side, dual mounted to front rails and one PSU cable tied to the rear of each port extender
  6. For a more secure attachment, attach the PSU mounting brackets to the rack using customer-provided screws:
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    V300HT-8P/8T Dual Rack Mounting with DIN Rail and PSUs
    V300HT-8P-2X forward facing side-by-side, dual mounted to front rails and two PSUs cable tied to each rear rack rail
    V300HT-8T-2X forward facing side-by-side, dual mounted to front rails and two PSUs DIN rail mounted each rear rack rail