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Install the OCP module

Follow the instructions in this section to install the OCP module.

About this task

  • Read Installation Guidelines and Safety inspection checklist to ensure that you work safely.

  • Power off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect the power cords and all external cables. See Power off the server.

  • Prevent exposure to static electricity, which might lead to system halt and loss of data, by keeping static-sensitive components in their static-protective packages until installation, and handling these devices with an electrostatic-discharge wrist strap or other grounding system.

Firmware and driver download: You might need to update the firmware or driver after replacing a component.


  1. If a filler is installed, remove it.
  2. Install the OCP module.
    Ensure that the module is fully seated and the thumbscrew is securely tightened. Otherwise, the OCP module will not get full connection and may not function.
    Figure 1. Installing OCP module
    Installing OCP module
    1. Slide the OCP module into the slot until it is fully seated.
    2. Tighten the thumbscrew to secure the OCP module. Use a screwdriver if necessary.

After you finish

Complete the parts replacement. See Complete the parts replacement.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube