Remove the front I/O expansion board
Follow instructions in this section to remove the front I/O expansion board.
About this task
Read Installation Guidelines and Safety inspection checklist to ensure that you work safely.
Power off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect the power cords and all external cables. See Power off the server.
If the server is installed in a rack, slide the server out on its rack slide rails to gain access to the top cover, or remove the server from the rack. See Remove the server from rack.
- Prepare your server.
- Remove the top cover. See Remove the top cover.
- If a network adapter is installed on the front I/O expansion board, remove it. See Remove a network adapter.
- Disconnect cables that are connected to the front I/O expansion board.
- Unfasten the five screws from the front I/O expansion board, and remove it from the chassis.Figure 1. Removing the front I/O expansion board
Install a replacement unit. See Install the front I/O expansion board.
If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.