Learn how to prepare to install your DE4000H (4U60), DE6000H (4U60), or DE600S series storage system.

  1. Create an account and register your hardware at datacentersupport.lenovo.com.

  2. Ensure that the following items are in the box that you received.

    trafford overview lenovo

    Shelf, bezel, and rackmount hardware

    handles counted

    Shelf handles x4

    The following table identifies the types of cables you might receive. If you receive a cable not listed in the table, see Lenovo Press to locate the cable and identify its use.

    Connector type Cable type Use

    cable ethernet inst hw de2000h de4000h de6000h

    Ethernet cables

    (if ordered)

    Management connection

    cable io inst hw de2000h de4000h de6000h

    I/O cables

    (if ordered)

    Cabling the data hosts

    cable power inst hw de2000h de4000h de6000h

    Power cables

    x2 per shelf

    (if ordered)

    Powering up the storage system

    sas cable

    SAS cables (Included only with the drive shelves)

    Cabling the shelves

  3. Ensure that you provide the following items.

    screwdriver inst hw de2000h de4000h de6000h

    Phillips #2 screwdriver

    flashlight inst hw de2000h de4000h de6000h


    wrist strap inst hw de2000h de4000h de6000h

    ESD strap

    4u dummy

    4U rack space: A standard 19 in. (48.30 cm) rack to fit 4U shelves of the following dimensions.

    Depth: 38.25 in. (97.16 cm)

    Width: 17.66 in. (44.86 cm)

    Height: 6.87 in. (17.46 cm)

    Max Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)


    A supported browser for the management software:

    • Google Chrome (version 47 and later)

    • Microsoft Internet Explorer (version 11 and later)

    • Microsoft Edge (EdgeHTML 12 and later)

    • Mozilla Firefox (version 31 and later)

    • Safari (version 9 and later)