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Install a B1/B2 rearwall bracket (middle)

Use this information to install a B1 or B2 rearwall on the middle of the rear chassis.

About this task

  • Read Installation Guidelines to ensure that you work safely.

  • 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.


  1. Take the new part out of the package and place it on a static-protective surface.
  2. Prepare your server.
    1. Power off the server.

    2. Remove the top cover. See Remove the top cover.

    3. Record and disconnect any cables. See Internal cable routing.

    4. Remove any components that are impeding the procedure.

    5. Install any components that are required before installing or removing the component(s).

  3. Install a B1 rearwall bracket.
    The figure illustrates only the installation of B1 rearwall bracket, the B2 rearwall bracket can be installed in the same way.
    Figure 1. B1 rearwall bracket installation
    B1 rearwall bracket installation

    1. Align the holes on the rearwall bracket and the chassis. Install the bracket to the chassis as shown.
    2. Install the two screws to secure the rearwall bracket.