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Install an M.2 drive

Use this information to install an M.2 drive.

  • 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.

Figure 1. M.2 drive slot
M.2 drive slot
Table 1. M.2 drive slot locations on M.2 boot adapter
1 M.2 boot adapter slot 12 M.2 boot adapter slot 0
Watch the procedure
  • A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.


Install the M.2 drive.
  1. Hold the M.2 drive at an angle, and insert it into the M.2 slot.
  2. Lower the M.2 drive.
  3. Slide the retainer toward the M.2 drive to secure it in place.
Figure 2. M.2 drive installation
M.2 drive installation