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Remove the OCP Ethernet adapter

Follow instructions in this section to remove the OCP Ethernet adapter.

About this task

  • Go over Installation Guidelines to ensure that you work safely.

  • Turn off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect the power cords and all external cables (see Power off the server).

  • If the server is installed in a rack, slide the server out on its rack slide rails to gain access to the top cover, or remove the server from the rack.


Remove the OCP Ethernet adapter.
Figure 1. Removing the OCP Ethernet adapter

  • Loosen the captive screw.
  • Grasp the handle, and slide the adapter out.

After this task is completed

  1. Install a replacement unit or a filler (see Install the OCP Ethernet adapter).
  2. If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.