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Remove the front USB/VGA assembly

The front USB/VGA assembly is in the lower compute tray that is accessed from the front of the server. After removing the lower tray, disconnect the front USB/VGA assembly cables from the lower system board; then, remove the two screws and remove the operator panel.

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.
Before you remove the front USB/VGA assembly:
  1. Remove the front cover. See Remove the front cover.

  2. Remove the lower compute tray. See Remove a compute tray.

  3. If an upper system board or system board filler is installed in the tray, remove it. See Remove a system board.

  4. Remove the lower fan cage. See Remove a fan cage (lower tray).

Complete the following steps to remove the front USB/VGA assembly.

Figure 1. Front USB/VGA assembly removal
Front USB/VGA assembly removal

  1. Disconnect the front USB/VGA assembly cables from the lower system board and unroute the cables. See Cable routing for common components.
  2. Remove the three screws on the top of the front USB/VGA assembly.
  3. Remove the front USB/VGA assembly from the compute tray.

If you are instructed to return the front USB/VGA assembly, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube