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Install the riser for slot 10 to 15 (riser 2)

The riser for adapter slot 10 to 15 (riser 2) is in the I/O tray that is accessed from the rear of the server. After installing adapters in the riser, insert the riser in the I/O tray and secure it with two captive screws.

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 riser for slot 10 to 15:

  1. Make sure that there is no screw (item 2 in following figure) securing the I/O tray board to the I/O tray in a location where a captive riser screw will be installed.

  2. Make sure that there are no I/O tray fillers installed in riser slot 10 to 15.

  3. Install the slot 14 to 15 bracket, if one was removed from the old riser. See Install the riser bracket for slot 14 to 15 (riser 2).

  4. Install adapters in the riser. See Install a PCIe adapter in slot 10 to 15.

  5. If any of the adapters in the riser have internal cables, make sure that they are connected before installing the riser in the I/O tray.

Complete the following steps to install the riser for slot 10 to 15.

Figure 1. Riser for slot 10 to 15 (riser 2) installation
Slot 10 to 15 riser installation

  1. Align the riser with the I/O tray and insert it; then, press the riser into the I/O tray until the connector is fully seated.
  2. Tighten the two captive screws (items 4 in preceding figure) that secure the riser to the I/O tray board.

If you have no other operations to perform on the I/O tray after installing the riser for slot 10 to 15, install the I/O tray in the chassis and connect all cables. See Install the I/O tray.

Demo video

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