Rack mount a server

I have a DELL NX3000 2U server and will be getting some more rack gear.  Currently this stuff sits in a cheapo vertical rack. Unsecured.  I would like a better option.

I am looking at this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816129014

How do I mount the server?  Do I use the accessory 1U adjustable shelf?  Does the server simply fit anyway? Do I need specific propriety hardware?

I need a little help here.
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Steven CarnahanNetwork ManagerCommented:
Is the server currently mounted on rails in the existing rack?  You should be able to move it and the rails straight over to the new rack.
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hgj1357Author Commented:
No. It just hangs down.

The existing rack is basically two rails that stick out from the wall. Cantilever style
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hgj1357Author Commented:
I have no rails.
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Steven CarnahanNetwork ManagerCommented:
The part number for the rail kit for that server is M986J.  I would advise this option over the shelf primarily because it makes it easier if you have a need to work on the server.
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hgj1357Author Commented:
I am a real dunce with this.  Will that rail kit install pretty easily?  Is the startech a decent rack to go with here?  Does the rail kit attach to teh rack, and then the server lock onto the rail like a drawer in a set of drawers?
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hgj1357Author Commented:
If the server is 2U and I use the rail kit, will the whole thing be 3½ in high?  

And. How would I mount a Tripp-lite Smart Pro UPS?  Is there a kit for that too?
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Steven CarnahanNetwork ManagerCommented:
As a 2U it will take up 3.5 inches in the rack.

There are no screws required. They just snap into place in the rack and the server locks on just like a drawer.

Yes it will work with this rack. As long as security is not an issue then an open rack like this should be fine. The main thing to keep in mind is that a rack can be easily tipped if precautions are not taken. Either bolt it to the floor and/or use something to secure the top to the ceiling and always mount the bullk of the weight in the lower half of the rack. Servers, UPS, etc and the lighter stuff like routers, switches and patch panels towards the top.
 
Tripp-light Smart Pro UPS - what model? They can all be rack mounted however the method varies depending on the model.
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hgj1357Author Commented:
The tripp-lite is a 2U  I don't know the exact model, but looks similar to the SMART1000RMXL2U, just a few years older of a model.
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Steven CarnahanNetwork ManagerCommented:
I think you should be able to use the universal kit from http://www.pcworld.com/product/pg/439513/detail however I would do a little more checking.

I can't find an actual part number for the rail kit from Tripp Lite. All I find are either the ear mounts or the rail kit was included with their UPS's.
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hgj1357Author Commented:
Can I use a universal shelf for the Tripp-lite UPS?
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Steven CarnahanNetwork ManagerCommented:
Yes - however if it is a solid shelf I would confirm that there are no vents on the bottom of the Tripp lite that would be blocked.  Also, place the shelf, with the UPS, at the bottom of the rack. With all those batteries it will be the heaviest
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