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Remove the shuttle

Use this information to remove the shuttle.

Before you remove the shuttle:
  1. Read the following section(s) to ensure that you work safely.
  2. Power off all the compute nodes and peripheral devices (see Power off the compute node).

  3. Disengage all the compute nodes from the enclosure.

  4. Disconnect the power cords and all external cables from the rear of the enclosure.

  5. If the cable management arm is installed, remove it (see Remove the cable management arm).

Be careful when you are removing or installing the shuttle to avoid damaging the shuttle connectors.
Figure 1. Shuttle connectors
Shuttle connectors

Complete the following steps to remove the shuttle.

  1. Turn the two thumbscrews counterclockwise and lift the handles up.
  2. Pull the handles and slide the half of the shuttle out of the chassis.
    Figure 2. Shuttle removal
    Shuttle removal
  3. Push two release latches and slide the whole shuttle out of the chassis.
    Figure 3. Shuttle removal
    Shuttle removal
    To prevent any damage to the shuttle connectors, make sure that you hold the shuttle properly to put it down as illustrated.
    Figure 4. Shuttle connectors
    Shuttle connectors
After removing the shuttle from the enclosure:

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube