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Remove the top cover

Remove the top cover by pulling up the cover-release latch and sliding the cover toward the rear of the server.

  1. Read Installation Guidelines to ensure that you work safely.

    hot surface
    Hot surface nearby.
    shock hazard
    Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels might be present. Only a qualified service technician is authorized to remove the covers where the label is attached.
    shock hazard
    Hazardous energy is present when the blade is connected to the power source. Always replace the blade cover before installing the blade.
    240VA shock hazard

    Hazardous energy present. Voltages with hazardous energy might cause heating when shorted with metal, which might result in spattered metal, burns, or both.

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

To remove the compute node cover, complete the following steps:

  1. Press on the release button and the push point at the same time and slide the cover toward the rear of the compute node.
  2. Lift the cover away from the compute node.
    Figure 1. Compute node cover removal
    Compute node cover removal
  3. Lay the cover flat or store it for future use.