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Install the top cover

Follow instructions in this section to install the top cover.

About this task

To avoid potential danger, make sure to read and follow the safety information.

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    disconnect all power
    The power-control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.
  • Read Installation Guidelines and Safety inspection checklist to make sure that you work safely.

  • Touch the static-protective package that contains the component to any unpainted metal surface on the node; then, remove it from the package and place it on a static-protective surface.

  • Make sure that all components and cables are installed and seated correctly inside the node, except for the power cords and external cables, and that no loose tools or parts are left inside the node.


  1. Make preparations for this task.
    1. Carefully lay the node on a flat, static-protective surface.
  2. Install the top cover.
    1. Align the posts inside the top cover with the slots on the node; then, slide the top cover towards the front of the node until it clicks into place.
    2. Tighten the safety screw on the side to secure the top cover to the node.

      For safety, make sure to tighten the top cover safety screw (provided in the accessory kit) after installing the top cover.

      Figure 1. Installation of the top cover
      Installing top cover


After this task is completed

  • If necessary, install any locking device that secures the top cover, such as a Kensington lock.
  • Proceed to complete the parts replacement (see Complete the parts replacement).