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Front I/O module

Use the section to understand the cable routing for front I/O modules.

Cable routing for front I/O modules

  • For the locations of front I/O module connectors on the processor board, see Processor-board connectors for cable routing for details.

  • The illustrations show the cabling scenario for server models with 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch front drive bays. Location of each connector on the front of the server varies by models. For detailed locations of front I/O components for different models, see Front view and Front I/O module.

Figure 1. Cable routing for a front I/O module on 2.5'' chassis

Figure 2. Cable routing for the front I/O module on 3.5'' chassis

1 VGA connector1 VGA connector
2 External LCD diagnostics handset connector Note2 External LCD diagnostics handset connector
3 Front USB connector3 Front USB connector
4 Front operator panel

4 Left: front panel connector

4 Right: front panel LCD connector

The external LCD connector is not available on certain front I/O modules of 10 x 2.5-inch server models.