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Install the power distribution board

Follow instructions in this section to install the power distribution board.

About this task

  • Read Installation Guidelines and Safety inspection checklist 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. Align the bottom connectors on the power distribution board to the corresponding connectors on the system board assembly; then, push the power distribution board in until it is firmly seated.
  2. Connect the sideband and power cables to the power distribution board.
  3. Engage the power supply units, and make sure they sit firmly in place.
    Figure 1. Power distribution board installation
    Power distribution board installation

After you finish

Complete the parts replacement. See Complete the parts replacement.

Demo video

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