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Once you have created a zone which resided in a facility, you can edit or delete them. You can also add and manage cages, rows, and racks.

 

Accessing the Device Zones page

  1. Access the Device Locations page.
  2. Click cages in the desired zone’s row.

    The Device Zone page appears.

Adding Cages and Suites

Cages or a block of cages, called a suite, are added to existing zones.

  1. Access the Device Zone page.
  2. Click Add Cage.

    The Add Cage page appears.

Complete the Details tab

  1. In the Name field, enter the name of the facility.
  2. In the Code field, enter an alpha-numeric code to identify the facility.
  3. In the Type field, select Cage to specify a single unit or Suite to specify multiple cages.

  4. In the Facility/Zone field, select the facility and corresponding zone the cage is located in.

  5. In the Status field, select an option.

     Click here to view Status field inputs
    • Select Available if the facility is available.
    • Select Inactive if the facility is inactive.
    • Select Internal Reserved if the facility is reserved for yourself.
    • Select Internal Occupied if the facility is occupied by you.
    • Select Customer Right of First Refusal if the facility must first be offered to the listed client before it can be made available to any other client.
    • Select Customer Occupied if the facility is already occupied by the listed customer.
  6. In the RoFR Expiration Date field, enter the date that the client’s right of first refusal expires.
  7. In the Assigned Date field, enter the date the facility was assigned to the corresponding status.

    Note

    • The RoFR Expiration Date and Assigned Date field only display if the customer right of first refusal or customer occupied status is selected.
    • If the status for the facility is reserved or occupied, the zone status automatically inherits the same value.
  8. In the AC Power Capacity (Amps) field, enter the AC power capacity of the facility.
  9. In the DC Power Capacity (Amps) field, enter the DC power capacity of the facility.
  10. In the Width field, enter the width of the cage or suite.
  11. In the Depth field, enter the depth of the cage or suite.
  12. The Area (Square Feet) field, automatically populates based on the width and depth measurements you enter. If you need to change the area, click the override link to enable the Area (Square Feet) field.
     

Complete the Ownership Info tab

  1. Click the Ownership Info tab.
  2. In the Search field, select the type of information you want to find, such as a client ID number or client name.
  3. In the For field, enter the criteria based on the input selected in the search field.
  4. Click Search.
  5. In the Search Results section, select the desired search result.
  6. In the Select Service section, select the corresponding service.
     

Complete the Custom Fields tab

  1. Click the Custom Fields tab.
  2. If you have any custom facility fields set up in your Ubersmith instance, they will display here. See Adding Custom Location Fields.
  3. Click Save or Save & New.
     

Adding Rows

Rows are added to existing cages or suites.

  1. Access the Device Zone page.
    The Device Zone page appears.
  2. Click add row in the desired cage’s row.

    The Add Row page appears.

Complete the Details tab

  1. In the Name field, enter the name of the row.
  2. In the Code field, enter the code for the row.
  3. In the Facility/Zone field, select the facility and corresponding zone the row is located in.
  4. In the Cage field, select the cage the row is located in.
  5. In the Status field, select either Available or Inactive.
     

Complete the Custom Fields tab

  1. Click the Custom Fields tab.
    If you have any custom facility fields set up in your Ubersmith instance, they will display here. See Custom Location Fields.
  2. Click Save or Save & New.
     

Adding Racks

Racks are added to existing rows.

  1. Access the Device Zone page. 
    The Device Zone page appears.
  2. Click add rack in the desired row’s row.

    The Add Rack page appears.

Complete the Details tab

  1. In the Name field, enter the name of the facility.
  2. In the Code field, enter an alpha-numeric code to identify the facility.
  3. In the Facility/Zone field, select the facility and zone the rack is located in.

  4. In the Type field, select either Standard Rack or Breadrack.

  5. In the Cage/Row field, select the cage and row the rack is located in.

  6. In the Status field, select an option.
     

     Click here to view Status field inputs
    • Select Available if the facility is available.
    • Select Inactive if the facility is inactive.
    • Select Internal Reserved if the facility is reserved for yourself.
    • Select Internal Occupied if the facility is occupied by you.
    • Select Customer Right of First Refusal if the facility must first be offered to the listed client before it can be made available to any other client.
    • Select Customer Occupied if the facility is already occupied by the listed customer.
  7. In the RoFR Expiration Date field, enter the date that the client’s right of first refusal expires.
  8. In the Assigned Date field, enter the date the facility was assigned to the corresponding status.

    Note

    • The RoFR Expiration Date and Assigned Date field only display if the customer right of first refusal or customer occupied status is selected.
    • If the status for the facility is reserved or occupied, the zone status automatically inherits the same value.
  9. In the AC Power Capacity (Amps) field, enter the AC power capacity of the facility.
  10. In the DC Power Capacity (Amps) field, enter the DC power capacity of the facility.
  11. In the Rack U field, enter the overall height of the rack frame.

  12. In the Width field, enter the width of the cage or suite.
  13. In the Depth field, enter the depth of the cage or suite.
  14. The Area (Square Feet) field, automatically populates based on the width and depth measurements you enter. If you need to change the area, click the override link to enable the Area (Square Feet) field.

  15. In the Numbering Order field, select either lowest to highest number or highest to lowest number.
     

Complete the Ownership Info tab

  1. Click the Ownership Info tab.
  2. In the Search field, select the type of information you want to find, such as a client ID number or client name.
  3. In the For field, enter the criteria based on the input selected in the search field.
  4. Click Search.
  5. In the Search Results section, select the desired search result.
  6. In the Select Service section, select the corresponding service.
     

Complete the Custom Fields tab

  1. Click the Custom Fields tab.
  2. If you have any custom facility fields set up in your Ubersmith instance, they will display here. See Adding Custom Location Fields.
  3. Click Save or Save & New.
     

Viewing Racks

Once you have created racks, you can either view, edit or delete them.

  1. Access the Device Zone page for the rack you need to view.
    The Device Zone page appears.
  2. Click view in the rack’s row you need to view.

    The View Rack page appears.

Note

You can also access the Edit Rack page or Add Device page from here.

Editing Cages, Rows and Racks

Once you have created cages, you can either edit or delete them.

  1. Access the Device Zone page for the cage you need to edit.
    The Device Zone page appears.
  2. Click edit in the cage’s, row’s or rack’s row you need to edit.
    The Edit page appears.
  3. From the Edit page, make any necessary updates you need.
  4. Click Save.
     

Deleting Cages, Rows and Racks

  1. Access the Device Zone page for the cage you need to edit.
    The Device Zone page appears.
  2. Click delete in the cage’s , row’s or rack’s row you need to delete.

    A warning message appears.
  3. Click Yes.

 

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