Rack Diagram Example: Simple Rack Diagram Example


Here is an 18U rack diagram example that shows the composition of a rack, which contains devices like server, power supply, cover plate, etc. Rack diagrams is a useful tool for communicating the installation of devices for a rack.

Use this rack diagram template as a starting point to design your rack. Click Use this Template to start customizing it, or click Create Blank to create from blank.

What is Rack Diagram?

A rack diagram can be used to design and document a rack of network equipment. When purchasing equipment, rack diagrams can help you determine which equipment and racks to buy.

How to create a Rack Diagram?

Visual Paradigm Online's Rack Diagram software provides a rich set of symbols like servers, switches, monitor and more for rack design. There are also vendor specific elements for APC, Cisco, Dell, IBM, Oracle, F5, HP, etc. You can create a rack diagram by performing the steps below:

  1. Create a blank Rack Diagram.
  2. Drag a rack from palette onto your diagram.
  3. Drag any devices or equipments into the rack. Components being dragged into a rack will be automatically stacked from top to bottom. They are also resized to fit the rack weight. You can drag and drop components within the rack to re-arrange them.
  4. Resize the rack's height to add/remove unit slots.
  5. When you are done, save it (File > Save as) to our cloud repository for future access. You can also export your diagram into an image (PNG, SVG, JPG, PDF and more) and share it with your co-workers.

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