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Qumulo K-Series Fan Field Replacement Unit

IN THIS ARTICLE

Outlines how to install a fan on Qumulo K-series platforms

REQUIREMENTS

  • Qumulo K-series 144T or 168T hardware
  • Fan on-site

PROCESS

  • Power down the node and disconnect cabling 

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  • Loosen the two black thumbscrews on the front of the node and remove the node from the rack
  • Press the blue button and slide the top panel towards the back of the node to remove

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  • Disconnect the fan from the board

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  • Lift the failed fan straight up to remove

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  • Position the new fan by making sure that the black rubber pegs are aligned with the enclosure

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  • Connect the fan to the board

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  • Position the top panel and slide towards the front of the node ensuring the peg underneath is aligned with the opening on the enclosure

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Once the fan replacement is complete, install the node back into the rack, tighten the two black thumbscrews, reconnect all cabling and power on the node.

RESOLUTION

You should now be able to successfully install a fan on Qumulo K-series 1U platforms

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

QQ CLI: Cluster Configuration

 

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