Changing the layout of a data center

Prerequisites

Privileges: Infrastructure administrator or server administrator

Procedure
  1. From the main menu, select FACILITIES > Data Centers and do one of the following:
    • In the master pane, select the data center that you want to edit and select Actions > Edit.

    • Hover your pointer in the details pane and click the Edit icon.

  2. Optional: Add a rack to a data center.

    In the Layout section, do one of the following:

    • Drag the rack from the Unpositioned Racks list and drop it onto the grid.

    • Select the rack in the Unpositioned Racks list and click Add.

      The rack is positioned using the default coordinate positions for the unpositioned rack.

    NOTE:

    When you create a rack, the appliance adds it to all existing data centers until you position it in a specific data center.

  3. Optional: Change the position of a rack in a data center.

    In the Layout grid, do one of the following:

    • Drag the rack to the new position.

    • Select the rack; the dialog box opens. Enter the new X and Y coordinates, and choose the rotation angle.

      Click the X or click outside the dialog box to close the dialog box and save your changes.

  4. Optional: Remove a rack from a data center.
    In the Layout grid, do one of the following:
    • Drag the rack from the grid to the Unpositioned Racks list.

    • Select the rack; the dialog box opens. Click Remove.

  5. Click OK.
  6. Verify that your changes have been made in the details pane.

More information

About data centers

About data center layout