How To Wiring In A RACK device ?

Hi,
we have a Rack with Below Properties:
"Stock size 40U + 9U (Vertical)
"75cm wide and 100cm deep
"Removable Fan Roof for dust protection
"Nine vertical Unit
"Six adjustable 19 panel mounting angles in the front,
"middle & back with U indicator
"Cables are well tucked in 19 U design panel mounting angles
"system 19 standard

I want to assemble below devices on it:
3 * 24 Port Patch Panel
3 Layer 2 Switches 2960,
1 Router 2851.
1 ISA Server .
How Can I configure This Rack(someTips and Recommendation)?
I really need Some Figures About Installing Rack .

Regards
Shirin
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Keith AlabasterEnterprise ArchitectCommented:
Stock rack from HP and other vendors is actually 42U and is 19" wide.

Not quite sure what you are asking - you'll get all of the above in a single rack with room to spare.

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shirinAuthor Commented:
I want some pictures on how to start my work ?
How to put my devices on front or behind side?
I m confused with this big rack.
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Keith AlabasterEnterprise ArchitectCommented:
Not really sure how to explain this - no-one has ever really asked..... They buy a rack because that is what the solution to something requires. Part of this will depend on what you have purchased.

Have you bought the rack with power distribution units (PDU's) etc? If not how are you going to power the units?
Where are the switches going to connect to? 3 x 24 port is 72 ports - you are not going to have that many in one rack so how is the cabling being managed? What is connecting 'to' it?

Rack nmount switches and servers come with mounting kits (some you have to order separately, depends on the quality of the provider).

You fir one part of the mounting kit to the insides of the rack (at the same height either side). The second part of the kit, the rails, firt on to each side of the rack mount switch or server. These then slide into the parts you attached to the insoide of the rack. They slide in from the front of the rack.

For devices that are not rack-mountable, you can buy rack shelves that can be installed. These can hold whatever you want buy if you have not bought a combined KVM for example, you might want to put a monitor, keyboard and mouse on the shelf. Your UPS devices normally go in the bottom as these are heavy and help stablise the rack.

Cable management/distribution panels I (personal choice) always put in my fibre panels in the top 2U and then CAT 6 distribution in the next 2 from the top.

Again, personal choice, I have separate racks for my SAN, sepearte again for my switching and routing equipment, separate server racks and so on. I don't mix and match.
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shirinAuthor Commented:
>>Have you bought the rack with power distribution units (PDU's) etc? If not how are you going to power the units? <<
Yes, Our Rack Have PDU ( with 8 sockets).
Where are the switches going to connect to?
From Patch Panel To Switch.
From Router To ISA Server

3 x 24 port is 72 ports - you are not going to have that many in one rack so how is the cabling being managed?
I want to bring 64 nodes to our switch So we need  3*24 patch Panel 1U.
we have  2 cisco switch 24 TTL  2960 , 1 Cisco switch 2960G ,1 Cisco Router 2851,
3 Cat 6 Nexans Patch Panel.

>>You fir one part of the mounting kit to the insides of the rack (at the same height either side). The second part of the kit, the rails, firt on to each side of the rack mount switch or server. These then slide into the parts you attached to the insoide of the rack. They slide in from the front of the rack. <<
I need one figure  to understand what you describe .
Do you have any links to a figure? i cant find any of it in my googling.

Two Parallel  Railways  Exist For Rack Mountable Devices on Two sides.
How Can I manage my devices on these two sides?

>>Again, personal choice, I have separate racks for my SAN, sepearte again for my switching and routing equipment, separate server racks and so on. I don't mix and match.<<
It may be expensive.
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pseudocyberCommented:
Honestly, if you haven't done a good rack before, my best recommendation is to hire someone and cable it for you - and they can mount the gear for you as well.  When done right, they're "things of beauty".  When done wrong, they're a monster.

I hope this helps.
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shirinAuthor Commented:
>>Honestly, if you haven't done a good rack before, my best recommendation is to hire someone and cable it for you - and they can mount the gear for you as well.  When done right, they're "things of beauty".  When done wrong, they're a monster. <<
impossible is impossible.
if i see some pictures i can do it(i dont see two sided rack).


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shirinAuthor Commented:
i have two railway one on front and other on rear.
what devices i sould keep on rear side and which decives i should give on front side of the rack?
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shirinAuthor Commented:
Many thanks
what is your idea about my design?
I want to put my three patch panels in the rear of my rack.
and put my switches and router in front of my rack.
Patch Panel and Switches Exist on Equal Hight but in two different sides
I want to put my PDU in the right side of fornt rack.
I bring our patch cords from patch panels  to switch far from than PDU (From  Left Side of Front of Rack).



 
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