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Install the top cover

Use this information to install the top cover.

Before you install the top cover:
  1. Ensure that all cables, adapters, and other components are installed and seated correctly and that you have not left loose tools or parts inside the server.

  2. Ensure that all internal cables are connected and routed correctly. See Internal cable routing.

To install the top cover, complete the following steps:

Watch the procedure. A video of the installation and removal process is available at YouTube

Figure 1. Top cover installation
Top cover installation

  1. Ensure that the cover latch is in the open position. Lower the top cover onto the chassis until both sides of the top cover engage the guides on both sides of the chassis. Then, slide the top cover to the front of the chassis.
    Before you slide the top cover forward, ensure that all the tabs on the top cover engage the chassis correctly.
  2. Pivot the cover latch until the top cover snaps into position. Ensure that the cover latch is completely closed
  3. Use a screwdriver to turn the cover lock to the locked position.