Store Server Cabinet in Garage?

joez

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Hey all,
I'm putting together a few rackmount servers and I purchased a pretty nice server cabinet. Has anyone had any experience with keeping their cabinet in the garage with their servers loaded? I don't foresee having more than 10 servers in it any time soon.

What issues do I need to consider in doing this?

Thanks,
Joe Z
 

joez

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I'm in FL, so temps can probably reach 85-90 in the garage, and high humidity. For now just 110, but eventually I'd get it wired for 220.
 
I wouldn't. Temperature fluctuations are hard on everything, but it is especially bad for hard drives. Also, adequate cooling could be a challenge with those ambient temps.