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Physically Moving a Server

 
David Tarico
Occasional Visitor

Physically Moving a Server

Are there guidelines on what to do before physically moving a Proliant DL server in order to prevent hardware damage? Perhapse instructions on parking the read disk heads and similar things?

TIA,
David.
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Ruslan
Respected Contributor

Re: Physically Moving a Server

Hi David!

As I know, parking of disk heards is being when gracefully shutdown complete. I recommend separate disk and server for preventing damage of backplane.
Cameron Todd
Regular Advisor

Re: Physically Moving a Server

I agree. Disk head parking should automatically occr when disks are powered down.
Wrapping drives separately in bubble-wrap (make sure to label each one so can replace into correct slots at destination!)
will be a good idea too.