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Install a storage interposer (upper tray)

The upper storage interposer is in the upper compute tray or optional storage tray that is accessed from the front of the server. Insert the storage interposer in the upper tray and secure it with the screw; then, connect the RAID card to the storage interposer and install the fan cage and upper tray.

disconnect all power
The power-control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.
Make sure that all server power cords are disconnected from their power sources before performing this procedure.

Complete the following steps to install an upper tray storage interposer:

Figure 1. Upper tray storage interposer installation
Upper storage interposer installation

  1. Position the storage interposer over the pins on the tray; then, slide the storage interposer to the right.
  2. Secure the storage interposer with the screw.
  3. Rotate the RAID card down and align it with the connector on the storage interposer; then, insert the RAID card in the storage interposer connector.
  4. Connect the power and data cables to the storage interposer.

After you have installed the upper storage interposer:

  1. Install the upper fan cage. See Install a fan cage (upper tray).

  2. Turn the tray right-side up.

  3. If you removed one or more system boards or a compute system board filler from a compute tray, install the system boards or system board filler. See Install a system board.

  4. Install the upper compute tray or storage tray. See Install a compute tray or Install the storage tray (fully removed).

  5. Install the front cover. See Install the front cover.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube