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Install the system board air baffle

Follow instructions in this section to install the system board air baffle.

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.


Align the system board air baffle with the two pairs of guides on the sides, and lower it into the server.
Air baffle is required for airflow that creates proper cooling. Make sure to install proper air baffles for system configuration before the power is turned on.
Figure 1. Installing the system board air baffle

After this task is completed

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