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Install the fan cage assembly

Use this procedure to install the fan cage assembly.

Before installing the fan cage assembly:

  1. Read the safety information and installation guidelines (see Safety and Installation Guidelines).

  2. 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.

To install the fan cage assembly, complete the following steps:

Figure 1. Fan cage assembly installation

  1. Align the fan cage assembly to the slots on both sides of the server, and lower it into the server.
  2. Rotate the fan cage release latches down until they click.

After installing the fan cage assembly, complete the following steps:

  1. Install the chassis air baffle (see Install the chassis air baffle).

  2. Install the top cover (see Install the top cover).

  3. Reconnect the power cords and any cables that you removed.

  4. If the server is installed in a rack, reinstall the server into the rack.

  5. Power on the server and any peripheral devices.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube