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Remove the intrusion switch

Follow this procedure to remove the intrusion switch.

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.

About this task

Watch the procedure
  • A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.


  1. Make preparation for this task.
    1. Remove the server cover, see Remove the server cover.

      The heat sink and processor could be very hot. To avoid burning yourself, wait for a few minutes after turning off the server before you remove the server cover.

  2. Disconnect the intrusion switch cable from the system board.
    Figure 1. Disconnecting the intrusion switch cable from system board
    Disconnecting the intrusion switch cable from system board
  3. Remove the intrusion switch.
    1. Remove the screw that secures the intrusion switch to the chassis.
    2. Remove the intrusion switch from the chassis.
      Figure 2. Removing the intrusion switch
      Removing the intrusion switch
After you finish
  1. Install a new intrusion switch, see Install the intrusion switch.

  2. If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.