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Install a simple-swap-drive backplate

Use this information to install a simple-swap-drive backplate.

Before installing the simple-swap-drive backplate, touch the static-protective package that contains the new backplate to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, take the new backplate out of the package and place it on a static-protective surface.

To install the simple-swap-drive backplate, complete the following steps:

  1. Note the orientation of the new simple-swap-drive backplate.
  2. Lower the new backplate into the chassis and insert the new backplate into the backplate slot. Then, carefully push the new backplate inward until it is secured by the release tab.
    Figure 1. Simple-swap-drive backplate installation
    Simple-swap-drive backplate installation

  3. Connect the cables on the backplate to the system board. See Server models with eight 3.5-inch simple-swap drives.