Published: September 2021
The Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) Integrator’s Guide provides a quick reference to the menu of standard components required to assemble a SAS system, from the SAS drive (a hard drive or a solid state drive (SSD)) out to the enclosure level, including the associated box-to-box cabling. The standard cables shown assume that system boards, adapter cards, backplanes, etc. are pinned out per the SAS-4.1 standard. Refer to SAS-4.1 for detailed information on connectors, cable assemblies, pinouts, sideband wiring, etc.
Information in this document is specific to SAS-4.1 (INCITS 567). At the time of this document’s
publication, SAS-4.1 has not been finalized. However, no technical changes are anticipated before its