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Install the M.2 boot adapter

Use this information to install the M.2 boot adapter.

About this task

Attention
  • Read the following section(s) to ensure that you work safely.
  • Touch the static-protective package that contains the component to any unpainted metal surface on the server; then, remove it from the package and place it on a static-protective surface.

Note

The following illustration might differ slightly from your hardware, but the installation method is the same

Watch the procedure
  • A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.

Procedure

  1. Install the M.2 boot adapter to the PCIe adapter.
    1. Align the M.2 boot adapter with the T-head pin on the PCIe adapter and slide it in place as shown.
    2. Tighten the captive screw on the M.2 boot adapter.
    3. Tighten the screw to secure the M.2 boot adapter to the PCIe adapter.
      Figure 1. Installing the M.2 boot adapter
      Installing the M.2 boot adapter
  2. Install the power and signal cables to the M.2 boot adapter.
    1. Connect both the cables.
    2. Fasten the screw that secures the signal cable to the M.2 boot adapter.
      Figure 2. Connecting the power and signal cables
      Connecting the power and signal cables