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Install the system fan cage

Use this information to install the system fan cage.

About this task

  • Read Installation Guidelines to ensure that you work safely.

  • Power off the server and disconnect all power cords for this task.

  • 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.


Figure 1. System fan cage installation
System fan cage installation

  1. Align both sides of the system fan cage with the corresponding mounting posts in the chassis. Then, press the system fan cage straight down into the chassis.
    If there are system fans installed in the system fan cage, ensure that the system fans are correctly connected to the system fan connectors on the system board.
  2. Rotate the levers of the system fan cage to the front of the server to secure the system fan cage.