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Remove the front door

Use this information to remove the front door.

About this task

To avoid potential danger, read and follow the following safety statements.
  • S033
    240VA shock hazard

    Hazardous energy present. Voltages with hazardous energy might cause heating when shorted with metal, which might result in spattered metal, burns, or both.

  • Read the Installation guidelines to ensure that you work safely.

  • Turn off the server and peripheral devices, and disconnect the power cords and all external cables (see Power off the server).

  • If the server is in a rack, remove it from the rack.

  • Remove any locking device that secures the server cover, such as a Kensington lock or a pad lock.


Remove the front door.
  1. Turn the cover lock to the unlocked position with the front door key.
  2. Open the front door.
  3. Lift the front door slightly until you can completely remove it.
Figure 1. Removing the front door
Removing the front door