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Install the rear top cover

Follow the instructions in this section to install the rear top cover.

About this task

shock hazard
Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels might be present. Only a qualified service technician is authorized to remove the covers where the label is attached.
240VA shock hazard

Hazardous energy present. Voltages with hazardous energy might cause heating when shorted with metal, which might result in spattered metal, burns, or both.

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

  • 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.

  • Make sure that all cables, adapters, and other components are installed and seated correctly and that you have not left loose tools or parts inside the server.

  • Make sure that all internal cables are correctly routed. See Internal cable routing.


Install the rear top cover.
Figure 1. Installing rear top cover
Installing rear top cover
  1. Align the rear top cover guide pins with the guide holes on chassis; then place the rear top cover on top of the server and slide it towards the front of the server until it engages with the chassis.
  2. Secure the two thumbscrews on the rear of the server.

After you finish

  1. Reinstall the front top cover. See Install the front top cover.

  2. Complete the parts replacement. See Complete the parts replacement.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube