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Install the top cover

Follow instructions in this section to install the server top cover.

About this task

shock hazard
Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels might be present. Only a qualified service technician is authorized to remove the covers where the label is attached.
240VA shock hazard

Hazardous energy present. Voltages with hazardous energy might cause heating when shorted with metal, which might result in spattered metal, burns, or both.

  • 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.


  1. Install the top cover.
    Figure 1. Installing the top cover

    • Place the top cover over top of the server with both sides aligned.
    • Rotate the latch down until it stops.
  2. (Optional) Lock the top cover with a screw driver (direction 2).
    Figure 2. Top cover locking/unlocking direction

    • 1 Unlocking direction
    • 2 Locking direction

After this task is completed

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