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Remove an Internal Faceplate Transition (IFT) adapter

Use this information to remove an IFT adapter.

Read the Installation Guidelines to ensure that you work safely.

Complete the following steps to remove an IFT adapter.

  1. Rotate the IFT connector release spring up and away from the cable side of the connector; then, disconnect the IFT connector.
    Figure 1. Disconnecting the IFT connector
    Disconnecting the IFT connector
  2. Disconnect the other connector from the system board.
  3. Carefully grasp the PCIe riser-cage assembly by its edges and remove it out of the node; then, disconnect the connector.
    Figure 2. PCIe riser-cage assembly removal
    PCIe riser-cage assembly removal
  4. Grasp the adapter by its edges and carefully pull it out of the PCIe riser-cage.
    Figure 3. IFT adapter removal
    IFT adapter removal