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Mounting 6510 brocade FC switch

can I hang my 6510 vertically?  So the fiber ports are on the bottom. To save space in a lab, I've been asked if I can use a 

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Re: Mounting 6510 brocade FC switch

The only problem I can see here is cooling. Since the natural airflow is cold floor to hot ceiling, you need to make sure that your 6510 has the port side to back side airflow, AKA "non-port side exhaust". Note that this is not a default configuration.

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