Remove the M.2 backplane
Use this procedure to remove the M.2 backplane.
Before removing the M.2 backplane:
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, remove the server from the rack.
Remove the top cover (see Remove the top cover).
Remove the PCIe expansion tray (see Remove the PCIe expansion tray).
- Disconnect the USB 3.0 cable of operator panel tray assembly, and remove it vertically from the system board.Figure 1. Removing USB 3.0 connector vertically
Remove PCIe riser card if necessary (see Remove the PCIe riser card assembly).
Remove LOM adapter if necessary (see Remove the LOM adapter).
To remove the M.2 backplane, complete the following steps:
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.