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Remove the TPM card (for Chinese Mainland only)

Use this information to remove the TPM card.

Before removing a TPM card:
  1. Power off the server. See Power off the server.

  2. Disconnect power cords from both power supplies, which are located in the rear of the server.

  3. Record the location of the cables in the front of the PCIe adapters that are installed in the I/O expansion cage at the front of the server, and disconnect the cables.

  4. Disconnect the management port cable from the management port in the I/O expansion cage, if necessary.

  5. Loosen the two captive screws located on the front of the server. If necessary, use a P2 screwdriver to loosen the screws.

  6. Pull the server forward until the slide rails click into place.

  7. Remove the top cover. See Remove the top cover.

  8. Remove the drive cage to get access to the TPM connector, which is located on the system board. See Remove the drive cage.

To remove the TPM card, complete the following steps:

  1. Press and hold the release latch.
  2. Lift the TPM card straight up.
    • Carefully handle the TPM card by its edges.

    • Your TPM card might look slightly different from the illustration.

    Figure 1. Removing the TPM card
    TPM card removal

If you are instructed to return the old TPM card, follow all packaging instructions and use any packaging materials that are provided.