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Remove the security bezel

Use this information to remove the security bezel.

About this task

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

  • 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.

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


  1. Use the key to unlock the security bezel.
    Figure 1. Unlocking the security bezel
    Unlocking the security bezel

  2. Remove the security bezel.
    Before you ship the rack with the server installed, reinstall and lock the security bezel into place.
    Figure 2. Security bezel removal
    Security bezel removal

    1. Press the release latch.
    2. Rotate the security bezel outward to remove it from the chassis.

After you finish

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.