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Remove the serial port module

Use this information to remove the serial port module.

To remove the serial port module, complete the following steps:

Watch the procedure

A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.

The serial port module might be installed on riser 1 assembly or riser 2 assembly. The following steps are based on the scenario that the serial port module is installed on riser 2 assembly. The removal procedure is the same for the serial port module installed on riser 1 assembly.

  1. Remove the top cover. See Remove the top cover.
  2. Disconnect the cable of the serial port module from the system board.
  3. Grasp the riser 2 assembly with the serial port module and carefully lift the riser assembly out of the server.
    Figure 1. Riser assembly removal
    Remove the riser assembly.

  4. Slide the serial port module out of the bracket.
    Figure 2. Serial port module removal
    Remove the serial port module.

After removing the serial port module:
  1. Install a new serial port module, a filler, or a PCIe adapter to cover the place.

  2. If you are instructed to return the old serial port module, follow all packaging instructions and use any packaging materials that are provided.