As the amount of data generated daily increases exponentially, the hardware needs to process and store all that information increases also, and the speed with which new hardware can be deployed to service those needs becomes more relevant every day. Most of the automated provisioning solutions today still require a lot of manual steps, especially related to initial hardware inventory and setting up basic network communications.

This disclosure relates to the field of Data Center Infrastructure.

A method is disclosed for using light based messages and cameras to detect device physical location within a data center rack cabinet.

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