TechRepublic's Updated VISIO Rack Diagram Stencil


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  • Published January 30, 2008
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Download TechRepublic's Visio stencil for rack diagramming of common servers, networking equipment, and power management equipment.

We have updated basic server types to reflect the new release of the SAS drives on the HP ProLiant line of servers with the G5 series. Also we have added some IBM and Dell servers to the inventory. Also, a versatile collection of APC power distribution units have been added to the stencil.

A new feature that we have also included in this edition is a page frame. This can be used to frame in your rack diagram to give it a crisp look and apply consistently to other sheets within the same Visio document. It is optimized for a portrait 8 1/2 by 11 layout and will contain a 42U rack with callouts to the right. The Page Frame is called "Title Box Frame" within the stencil, be sure to read the red box on how to use it once you have dropped it onto your workspace.

This release of the Visio stencil will work with VISIO 2002 and newer versions. You can either save it into your existing stencil inventory (where the default .vss files are located for your version of Visio), or explicitly open this new stencil by selecting the "Open Stencil" within the "My Shapes" toolbar item.

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