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Install the rear wall

Follow instructions in this section to install the rear wall. This procedure must be executed by a trained technician.

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. Lower the rear wall and align it with the six alignment pins on the chassis; then, slide the rear wall forward toward the front of the server until it is seated in place.
  2. Fasten the six screws to secure the rear wall to the chassis.
    Figure 1. Rear wall installation
    The rear wall might look slightly different from the illustration.

    Rear wall installation

After you finish

  1. Reinstall the PCIe risers. See Install a PCIe riser.
  2. Complete the parts replacement. See Complete the parts replacement.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube