1Accessing Important Information and DocumentationBefore you deploy the SPARC Enterprise M3000 server, check for late breaking information about patches for firmware and software, and known issues. This information, found in the SPARC Enterprise M3000/M4000/M5000/M8000/M9000 Servers Product Notes, supersedes the information in other documents. The latest version of SPARC Enterprise M3000/M4000/M5000/M8000/M9000 Servers Product Notes, SPARC Enterprise M3000 Server Installation Guide, and other documentation for the M3000 server are available on the following website:SPARC Enterprise M3000 Server DocumentationSystem Planning and Site Preparation•SPARC Enterprise M3000 Server Overview Guide•SPARC Enterprise M3000 Server Site Planning Guide•SPARC Enterprise Equipment Rack Mounting GuideSystem Installation•SPARC Enterprise M3000/M4000/M5000/M8000/M9000 Servers Product Notes•SPARC Enterprise M3000/M4000/M5000/M8000/M9000 Servers Important Legal and Safety Information (Printed)•SPARC Enterprise M3000 Server Safety and Compliance Guide•SPARC Enterprise M3000 Server Getting Started Guide (This document)•SPARC Enterprise M3000 Server Installation Guide•SPARC Enterprise M3000/M4000/M5000/M8000/M9000 Servers Administration Guide•SPARC Enterprise M3000/M4000/M5000/M8000/M9000 Servers XSCF User’s GuideSPARC Enterprise M3000 ServerGetting Started Guide
2Note – AC power supply model and DC power supply model are available for the M3000 server. The chapters of each document are written based on AC power supply model. If there is any specific information on DC power supply model, it is indicated in the appendix “DC Power Supply Model“ of each document. Be sure to see the appendix when you use DC power supply model.Installation Steps for SPARC Enterprise M3000 ServerFor quick installation and configuration, follow these steps. For more detailed information, see the SPARC Enterprise M3000 Server Installation Guide.1.Verify power, air conditioning, and floor area requirements.Prepare adequate power equipment according to the type of power supply to your server model. For details, see the SPARC Enterprise M3000 Server Site Planning Guide.2.Prepare items required for installing the server.3.Check the delivered items against the “LIST OF ATTACHMENT” that came with the server.4.Set up the equipment rack and mount the M3000 server. See the SPARC Enterprise Equipment Rack Mounting Guide.Caution – Make sure that the power source circuit breaker is in the OFF position before connecting the power cords.5.Connect the power cords to the power supply units on the rear panel of the server.Make sure that each power cord is connected to the server and secured with a cord clamp.