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Remove a node

Use this information to remove a node.

Before you remove a node, complete the following steps:

  1. Read the following sections to ensure that you work safely.
  2. Turn off the server. Disconnect the power cords and all external cables (see Power off the server).


  1. To remove the node from the enclosure, complete the following steps.
    1. Remove the five screws, and loosen the two thumb screws of the shipping bracket.
      Figure 1. Node removal
      Node removal
    2. Remove the shipping bracket from the enclosure.
      Figure 2. Node removal
      Node removal
    3. Press on the release button and slide the node out of the enclosure.
      • E1 Enclosure (1U 2-node)

        Figure 3. Node removal
        Node removal
      • E2 Enclosure (2U 2-node)

        Figure 4. Node removal
        Node removal
  2. To remove the node from the node sleeve, complete the following steps.
    1. Loosen the two thumbscrews and slide the node of the node sleeve.
      Figure 5. Node removal
      Node removal
      See Configuration Installation Guide for the bookshelf configuration, DIN rail configuration and wall-mounted configuration installation details if necessary.

If you are instructed to return the defective component, please package the part to prevent any shipping damage. Reuse the packaging the new part arrived in and follow all packaging instructions.

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