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Remove the rear OCP module

Use this information to remove the rear OCP module.

About this task

  • Read Installation Guidelines and Safety inspection checklist to ensure that you work safely.

  • Power off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect the power cords and all external cables. See Power off the server.

  • Prevent exposure to static electricity, which might lead to system halt and loss of data, by keeping static-sensitive components in their static-protective packages until installation, and handling these devices with an electrostatic-discharge wrist strap or other grounding systems.


Figure 1. OCP module removal
OCP module removal

  1. Loosen the thumbscrew that secures the module. Use a screwdriver if necessary.
  2. Pull out the OCP module by its handle on the left as shown.

After you finish

  1. Install a new OCP module or a card filler. See Install the rear OCP module.

  2. If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube