Install the LOM adapter
Follow the instructions in this section to install the LOM adapter.
Before installing the LOM adapter:
Read the safety information and installation guidelines (see Safety and Installation Guidelines).
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.
- Watch the procedure
- A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.
Make sure the LOM adapter to be installed supports the bandwidth of the network environment. Following are the requirements:
1GbE LOM adapter: maximal bandwidth of network environment is 1GB.
10GbE LOM adapter: minimal bandwidth of network environment is 1GB.
Attach the mounting bracket with the two screws as illustrated.Figure 1. LOM adapter assembly
To install the LOM adapter, complete the following steps:
- Open the retention latch.
- Align the LOM adapter to the connector, and push it in.
- Tighten the captive thumbscrew to lock it to the system board.Figure 2. LOM adapter installation
- Close the retention latch.
After installing the LOM adapter, complete the following steps:
Reinstall the top cover (see Install the top cover).
Reconnect the power cords and any cables that you removed.
Power on the server and any peripheral devices.