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Install the riser for slot 16 to 17 (riser 3)

The riser for adapter slot 16 to 17 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 the captive screw.

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.
Do not use the riser for slot 16 to 17 with four socket storage rich configurations.

Before you install the riser for slot 16 to 17:

  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 adapter slot 16 to 17.

  3. Install adapters in the riser. See Install an I/O adapter in slot 16 to 17.

  4. 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 16 to 17.

Figure 1. Riser for slot 16 to 17 installation
Riser for slot 16 to 17 installation

  1. Align the riser with the I/O tray, making sure that the sides of the riser fit into the guides on the I/O tray, and insert the riser; then, press the riser into the I/O tray until the connector is fully seated.
  2. Tighten the captive screw (item 4 in preceding figure) that secures 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 16 to 17, install the I/O tray in the chassis and connect all cables. See Install the I/O tray.

Demo video

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