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Install the I/O tray

Install the I/O tray by inserting it in the rear of the chassis, pushing it in until it stops, and closing the release levers. If you are installing a new I/O tray as a maintenance replacement, you must transfer system identification information as part of the new I/O tray installation.

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.

Before you install the I/O tray:

  1. Make sure that all cables, adapters, and other components in the I/O tray are installed and seated correctly and that you have not left loose tools or parts inside the server.

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

Complete the following steps to install the I/O tray:

Figure 1. I/O tray installation
I/O tray installation
When inserting the I/O tray, do not hit any of the I/O tray connectors against the edge of the chassis.

  1. Align the I/O tray with its opening in the rear of the chassis and insert. Position the tray toward the right side of the opening during insertion.
  2. Fully open the I/O tray release levers and push the tray into the chassis until it stops.
  3. Rotate the I/O tray release levers until they lock, fully closed.
After installing the I/O tray

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube