This question was originally posted on DCIM Support by Shawn McGowan on 2018-02-15
I have many DC powered devices in my data centers that connect to BDFBs or BDCBBs in the room. DCO does not let me connect devices outside the cabinet. Please advise
This answer was originally posted on DCIM Support by Jef Faridi on 2018-02-15
In general, in DCO, devices in a rack can only be powered from rack's available rack-pdu(s).
The usual power path in DCO is:
UPS -> PDU -> rack pdu -> "IT device"
and/or PDU -> rack pdu -> "IT device"
A possible workaround I could think of is adding & configuring some rack pdu(s) for those devices.
This comment was originally posted on DCIM Support by Shawn McGowan on 2018-05-10
This comment was originally posted on DCIM Support by Jef Faridi on 2018-05-11
I understand, but currently rack-mounted devices may only have power connections with rack-pdu(s) inside the rack. I can capture a feature request for you or you might want to post one here: Feature requests
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