Two 8 x AnyBay backplanes
This section provides cable routing information for the server model with two 8 x 2.5-inch AnyBay front drive backplanes.
8i RAID adapters (Tri-mode)
The following shows the signal cable connections for the 16 x 2.5-inch AnyBay configuration with two Tri-mode 8i RAID adapters for U.3 drives.
To connect power cables for the front backplane(s), refer to Backplanes: server models with 2.5-inch drive backplanes.
Backplane 1: SAS
Tri-mode 8i RAID adapter on PCIe slot 2: C0
Backplane 2: SAS
Tri-mode 8i RAID adapter on PCIe slot 3: C0
Connections between connectors: 1 ↔ 1, 2 ↔ 2, 3 ↔ 3, ... n ↔ n
Figure 1. Cable routing for the 16 x 2.5-inch AnyBay configuration with two Tri-mode 8i RAID adapters