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Install a drive backplane

Follow instruction in this section to install a drive backplane.

About this task

  • Go over Installation Guidelines 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.


Install the drive backplane.
Figure 1. Installing the drive backplane

  • Align the tabs on the bottom of the drive backplane with the slots on the system board, and insert them into the slots.
  • Push the top of the drive backplane forward until it clicks in place.

After this task is completed

Proceed to complete the parts replacement (see Complete the parts replacement).

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube