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Install the EDSFF drive backplane

Follow instructions in this section to install the EDSFF drive backplane.

About this task

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

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


Fasten the two screws to secure the drive backplane to the drive cage.
Figure 1. Installing the EDSFF drive backplane
Installing the EDSFF drive backplane
After you finish
  1. Connect the required cables.

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

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube