Deployment checklist for your Azure Stack Edge Pro R device
This article describes the information that can be gathered ahead of the actual deployment of your Azure Stack Edge Pro R device.
Use the following checklist to ensure you have this information after you have placed an order for an Azure Stack Edge Pro R device and before you have received the device.
|Device installation||Power cables in the package.
For US, an SVE 18/3 cable rated for 125 V and 15 Amps with a NEMA 5-15P to C13 (input to output) connector is shipped.
|For more information, see the list of Supported power cords by country|
|Customer needs to procure these cables.
For a full list of supported network cables, switches, and transceivers for device network cards, see Cavium FastlinQ 41000 Series Interoperability Matrix and Mellanox dual port 25G ConnectX-4 channel network adapter compatible products.
|First-time device connection|
|Device sign-in||Device administrator password, between 8 and 16 characters, including three of the following character types: uppercase, lowercase, numeric, and special characters.||Default password is Password1, which expires at first sign-in.|
|Network settings||Device comes with 2 x 1-GbE, 4 x 25-GbE network ports.
||Static IPv4 configuration requires IP, DNS server, and default gateway.|
|Compute network settings||Only static IPv4 configuration is supported.|
|(Optional) Web proxy settings|
|Firewall and port settings||If using firewall, make sure the listed URLs patterns and ports are allowed for device IPs.|
|(Recommended) Time settings||Configure time zone, primary NTP server, secondary NTP server.||Configure primary and secondary NTP server on local network.
If local server is not available, public NTP servers can be configured.
|(Optional) Update server settings||By default, public windows update server is used.|
|(Optional) Certificates||If you bring your own certificates including the signing chain(s), Add certificates in appropriate format.||Configure certificates only if you change device name and/or DNS domain.|
|Encryption-at-rest||Recommend using automatically generated encryption key.||If using your own key, need a 32 character long Base-64 encoded key.|
|Activation||Require activation key from the Azure Stack Edge Pro/ Data Box Gateway resource.||Once generated, the key expires in 3 days.|
Prepare to deploy your Azure Stack Edge Pro device.