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Remove the EIA brackets

See this topic to learn how to remove the EIA brackets.

About this task

  • Go over Installation Guidelines to ensure that you work with safety.

  • Turn off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect the power cords and all external cables (see Power off the server).

  • If the server is installed in a rack, slide the server out on its rack slide rails to gain access to the top cover, or remove the server from the rack.

Remove the six screws that secure each of the EIA brackets to the chassis, and remove the brackets from the chassis.
Figure 1. EIA bracket: regular depth

Figure 2. EIA bracket: maximal depth