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Install a PCIe adapter

Follow instructions in this section to install a PCIe adapter.

About this task

  • Read Installation Guidelines and Safety inspection checklist to ensure that you work safely.

  • Touch the static-protective package that contains the component to any unpainted metal surface on the server; then, remove it from the package and place it on a static-protective surface.


  1. Open the retention latch on the PCIe riser.
  2. Install the PCIe adapter.
    1. Insert the PCIe adapter into the PCIe riser.
    2. Fasten the screw to secure the PCIe adapter to the PCIe riser.
    3. Close the retention latch.
      Figure 1. Installing a PCIe adapter
      Installing a PCIe adapter

After you finish

  1. Reinstall the PCIe riser. See Install a PCIe riser.

  2. Complete the parts replacement. See Complete the parts replacement.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube