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Install the PIB board

Use this information to install the PIB board.

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

  • Power off the server and disconnect all power cords for this task.

  • 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 system.

  • Before installing the PIB board, touch the static-protective package that contains the new PIB board to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, take the new PIB board out of the package and place it on a static-protective surface.

  • Before installing the PIB board, ensure that the system board assembly is removed out of the chassis first. See:Remove the system I/O board or processor board.

To install the PIB board, complete the following steps:

Figure 1. PIB board installation
PIB board installation

  1. Align the PIB board with the connector on the processor board, and use both hands to push the PIB board and slightly insert it into the connector.
  2. Install the two screws to secure the PIB board.
After installing the PIB board:
  1. Install the system board assembly into the chassis. See Install the system I/O board or processor board.

  2. Push the power supplies into the bays until they click into place.

  3. Complete the parts replacement. See Complete the parts replacement.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube