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Install the air baffle

Use this information to install the air baffle.

Before installing the air baffle:
  1. Ensure that no tools or loose screws are left inside your server.

  2. Ensure that all components have been reassembled correctly.

  3. Ensure that all cables inside the server have been properly routed and they will not interfere with installing the air baffle.

To install the air baffle, complete the following steps:

Figure 1. Installation of the air baffle
Installation of the standard air baffle

  1. Align the air baffle openings around the heatsinks such that the front left and right tabs overlap the fan cage and the captive screws can be inserted into the support posts. Then, lower the air baffle into the chassis and push the air baffle into place.
  2. Tighten the two captive screws to secure the air baffle to the chassis.
After installing the air baffle:
  1. Install the top cover. See Install the top cover

  2. Push up on the latches on the slide rails and push the server back into the rack.

  3. Tighten the two captive screws located on the front of the server to secure the server in the rack.

    Always secure the system in the rack if your are moving the rack.
  4. Connect all cables to the ports on the front of the server, including the management port, if necessary, and all PCIe adapter ports. The management port and PCIe adapter ports are located in the I/O expansion cage.

  5. Connect power cords to both power supplies, which are located at the rear of the server.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube