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Install the power backplane

Follow instructions in this section to install the power backplane.

About this task

  • 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. Align the bottom connector on the backplane to the corresponding connector on the system board, and push the backplane in.
    Figure 1. Installing the power backplane

  2. Route the power backplane cable through the cable clip, and connect it to the power backplane.
    Figure 2. Connecting the power backplane cable

After this task is completed

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