Install the rear backplane
Use this information to install the rear backplane.
Before installing the rear backplane, touch the static-protective package that contains the new rear backplane to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, take the new rear backplane out of the package and place it on a static-protective surface.
To install the rear backplane, complete the following steps:
- Align the rear backplane with the rear hot-swap drive cage and lower it into the rear hot-swap drive cage.Figure 1. Rear backplane installation
- Connect the signal cable and the power cable on the rear backplane. Refer to Internal cable routing.Figure 2. NVMe rear backplane connectors
1 Power connector 2 NVMe signal connectorFigure 3. SAS/SATA rear backplane connectors 1 SAS/SATA signal connector 2 Power connector
- Install the air baffle into the rear hot-swap drive cage as shown.Figure 4. Air baffle installation