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Remove the bulkhead

Use this information to remove the bulkhead.

About this task

  • Read Safety inspection checklist and Installation Guidelines to ensure that you work safely.

  • Power off the corresponding compute node that you are going to perform the task on.

  • Remove the compute node from the chassis. See Remove the compute node from chassis.

  • Carefully lay the compute node on a flat, static-protective surface, orienting the compute node with the bezel pointing toward you.

  • Make sure you have a T8 Torx screwdriver available.


  1. Make preparations for your compute node.
    1. Remove the compute node cover. See Remove the compute node cover.
    2. Remove the air baffle. See Remove the air baffle.
    3. Remove the I/O expansion adapters. See Remove an I/O expansion adapter.
  2. Remove the bulkhead.
    1. Carefully place the compute node to the up-side-down orientation.
    2. Using a T8 Torx screwdriver, remove the five screws securing the bulkhead.
    3. Remove the bulkhead from the compute node.
    Figure 1. Bulkhead removal
    Bulkhead removal
After you finish

If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.