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Install the OCP Ethernet adapter

See this topic to learn how to install the OCP adapter.

About this task

Make sure PCIe connector 4 and 5 are available, as they are required for OCP Ethernet adapter.
Watch the procedure. A video of this procedure is available from the following link:


  1. Align the pointed ends of the triangles on the OCP cage and cable connector; then, secure the OCP cable with two screws.
    Figure 1. Installing the cable to the OCP adapter

  2. Connect the other end to the system board.

    Figure 2. Cable routing for the OCP 3.0 Ethernet adapter

    Table 1. Cable routing for the OCP 3.0 adapter
    1OCP 3.0 Ethernet adapterPCIe connector 4
    2PCIe connector 5
    3OCP connector
  3. Slide the OCP Ethernet adapter into the chassis, and tighten the captive screw to secure the adapter.
    Figure 3. Installing the OCP Ethernet adapter

After this task is completed

  1. Proceed to complete the parts replacement (see Complete the parts replacement).