1This guide describes the minimum steps you must perform to power on and boot your server for the first time.Before installing the SPARC Enterprise M3000 server, check for late-breaking information about patches andknown issues. Information found in theSPARC Enterprise M3000/M4000/M5000/M8000/M9000 ServersProduct Notessupersedes the information in this document.Detailed installation information can be found in theSPARC Enterprise M3000 ServerInstallation Guide, which isavailable at the documentation web site:Safety and Compliance InformationBefore performing an installation, refer to the following documents for safety information regarding theSPARCEnterprise M3000 Server:■Important Legal and Safety Information– Printed document included in the ship kit.■SPARC Enterprise M3000 Server Safety and Compliance Manual– Available online at the documentation website.Prepare the Site for Installation1.Verify power, air conditioning, and floor area requirements.See theSPARC Enterprise M3000 Server Site Planning Guide.2.Check the delivered items against the “LIST OF ATTACHMENT” that came with the server.Register the System1.Locate the serial number for your system or the customer information sheet that came with the system.2.Go to the following web site to register your system:SPARC Enterprise M3000 ServerGetting Started Guide
2Install Optional ComponentsBefore installing the server into the rack, you must first install any optional components that you ordered withthe server, such as DIMMs, PCIe cards, and so on. Refer to theSPARC Enterprise M3000 Server Service Manualforthe instructions on installing optional components.Mount the System In a RackFor rackmounting instructions, refer to the instructions in theSPARC Enterprise Rack Mounting Guide(online)and theRail Kit Instructionswhich ships with the rails.Installation Steps for the SPARC Enterprise M3000 ServerFor quick installation and configuration, follow these steps. For more detailed information, see theSPARCEnterprise M3000 Server Installation Guide.Caution –Make sure that the AC power source circuit breaker is in the OFF position beforeconnecting the AC power cords.▼Connect the Cables1.Connect the power cords to the power supply units on the rear panel of the server.