This article provides information about rack rails, which are used for installing Dell PowerEdge devices in server racks.
There are 2 different types of Rack Rails available:
For mounting servers in a rack without an option to move them after installation. If another server is mounted directly above, the system has to be unmounted
for any work on the server hardware.
For mounting servers in a rack with the option to work on the server hardware, even when another server is mounted directly above. The server can be pulled out of the rack from the front.
The rack installation instructions are available as PDF files in the server specific manual sections on www.dell.com/support.
Each rack server can be mounted in standard 19" racks. There are only a few tower servers that can be mounted in a rack by using a Tower to Rack Conversion Kit.
These kits are available for:
Download the Dell Enterprise Systems Rail Sizing and Rack Compatibility Matrix for a detailed overview of all possible combinations. (PDF - English only)
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Article ID: SLN305548
Last Date Modified: 02/27/2019 03:22 AM
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