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Remove a B1/B2 rearwall bracket (middle)

Use this information to remove 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. Touch the static-protective package that contains the new riser card to ay unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, take the new riser card out of the package and place it on a static-protective surface.
  2. Remove a B1 or B2 rearwall bracket.
    The illustration shows only the removal of B1 rearwall bracket, the B2 rearwall bracket can be removed in the same way.
    Figure 1. B1 rearwall bracket removal
    B1 rearwall bracket removal

    1. Remove the two screws.
    2. Remove the bracket from the chassis in the direction as shown.

After you finish

  1. Remove or install a rear drive cage or riser assemblies. See
  2. Complete the parts replacement. See Complete the parts replacement.

Demo video

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