Remove a RAID flash power module from the chassis
Follow instructions in this section to remove a RAID flash power module from the chassis.
About this task
Power off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect the power cords and all external cables. See Power off the server.
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 you remove any component of a RAID array (drive, RAID card, etc.), back up all RAID configuration information.
Before you remove or make changes to drives, drive controllers (including controllers that are integrated on the system board assembly), drive backplanes or drive cables, back up all important data that is stored on drives.
- Make preparation for the task.
- If the server is installed in a rack, slide the server out on its rack slide rails to gain access to the top cover, or remove the server from the rack. See Remove the server from rack.
- Remove the top cover. See Remove the top cover.
- Remove the system fan cage. See Remove the system fan cage.
- Disconnect the cable of the RAID flash power module.
- Remove the RAID flash power module.Figure 1. Removing the RAID flash power module from the supercap holder
- Open the retention clip on the supercap holder.
- Take the RAID flash power module out of the holder.
- Remove the supercap holder as shown if necessary.Figure 2. Removing the supercap holder
- Lift the latch.
- Slide the supercap holder in the shown direction and lift it out of the chassis.
After you finish
If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.