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Install the 3.5-inch backplane

Use this information to install the 3.5-inch backplane.

About this task

Depending on the configuration, the following illustration might differ slightly from your backplane.
Watch the procedure
  • A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.


Install the backplane.
  1. Insert the backplane into the chassis at an angle. Make sure the pins are against the backplane on the backside.
  2. Rotate the backplane up towards the front of the server.
  3. Close the retaining clips to secure the backplane in place.
    Figure 1. 3.5-inch backplane installation
    3.5-inch backplane installation
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