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Middle drive cage and drive backplane replacement

Follow instructions in this section to remove and install the middle drive cage and drive backplanes.

Depending on the server configurations, the server supports one of the following middle drive cages. For detailed information, see Technical rules.

Drive cage typeBackplane type
Middle 2.5-inch 8-bay drive cage

  • Two 2.5-inch SAS/SATA 4-bay backplanes

  • Two 2.5-inch NVMe 4-bay backplanes

Middle 3.5-inch 4-bay drive cage

One 3.5-inch SAS/SATA 4-bay backplane