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Install the server cover

Follow this procedure to install the server cover.

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.
shock hazard
Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels might be present. Only a qualified service technician is authorized to remove the covers where the label is attached.
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.

Before installing the server cover:

  1. Ensure that all adapters and other components are installed and seated correctly, and that you have not left loose tools or parts inside the server.

  2. Ensure that all internal cables are correctly routed. See Internal cable routing.

  3. If you are installing a new server cover, attach the service label to the inside of the new server cover if necessary.

    A new server cover comes without a service label attached. If you need a service label, order it together with the new server cover. The service label is free of charge.

To install the server cover, complete the following steps:

  1. Align the server cover to the slots on the side of the chassis, and slide it towards the front of the chassis until it snaps in place.
    Figure 1. Installing the server cover
    Installing the server cover
    Before sliding the cover in, ensure that all the tabs on the cover align to the slots and engage the chassis properly.
  2. Secure the cover to the chassis with two screws.

After installing the server cover:

  1. Proceed to complete the parts replacement (see Complete the parts replacement).

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube