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Install the cable holders

Use this information to install the cable holders.

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 the cable holders.
    Figure 1. Cable holder installation

    1. Align the two holes on the system board. Install the holder to the system board as shown.
    2. Install the two screws to secure the holder.

After you finish

Connect any cables. See Internal cable routing.