Install the M.2 backplane
Use this procedure to install the M.2 backplane.
Before installing the M.2 backplane:
Install an M.2 drive to every available connector on the M.2 backplane (see Install an M.2 drive in the M.2 backplane).
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.
- Disconnect the USB 3.0 cable of operator panel tray assembly, and remove it vertically from the system board.Figure 1. Removing USB 3.0 connector vertically
To install the M.2 backplane, complete the following steps:
After installing the M.2 backplane, complete the following steps:
Reinstall the PCIe riser-card if necessary (see Install the PCIe riser-card assembly).
Reinstall the LOM adapter if necessary (see Install the LOM adapter).
Reinstall the top cover (see Install the top cover).
Reconnect the power cords and any cables that you removed.
Install the server in the rack.
Power on the server and any peripheral devices.