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Install the 3.5-inch backplate

Use this information to install the 3.5-inch backplate.

About this task

  • Read the following section(s) to ensure that you work safely.
  • Depending on the configuration, the following illustration might differ slightly from your backplate.

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


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