install as

install someone as something

to inaugurate or launch someone into the role of something. The board installed Jerry as the new parliamentarian. She installed herself as the boss of the kitchen and wouldn't allow anyone else in.
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Profusely illustrated, this "how to manual covers every aspect of planning out a sprinkling system to be as cost efficient to install as it would be to operate.
The DS10L is designed for space-constrained environments where the 1U (1.75-inch) form-factor allows customers to install as many as 40 servers in a rack.