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Install the PMB air baffle

Follow instructions in this section to install the PMB air baffle.

About this task

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.
hot surface
Hot surface nearby.
  • Read Installation Guidelines and Safety inspection checklist to ensure that you work safely.

  • For proper cooling and airflow, reinstall the air baffle before powering on the server. Operating the server with the air baffle removed might damage server components.


  1. Pinch the blue touch points on the air baffle, and align the air baffle tabs with the slots on the chassis.
  2. Lower the air baffle into the chassis until it is seated in place.
    Figure 1. Installing the air baffle

    Depending on the model, your server might look slightly different from the illustration.

After this task is completed

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Demo Video

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