Install a 2.5-inch hot-swap drive backplane
Use this information to install a 2.5-inch hot-swap drive backplane.
About this task
Read Installation guidelines to ensure that you work safely.
Power off the server and disconnect all power cords for this task.
Prevent exposure to static electricity, which might lead to system halt and loss of data, by keeping static-sensitive components in their static-protective packages until installation, and handling these devices with an electrostatic-discharge wrist strap or other grounding system.
- Insert the backplane into the backplane slot as shown.
- Carefully rotate the edge of the new backplane toward the drive cage until it is secured by the release tabs.
After you finish
Reconnect the cables to the backplane. See 2.5-inch hot-swap drive backplane cable routing.
Reinstall all the hot-swap drives and drive bay fillers (if any) into the drive bays. See Install a hot-swap drive.
Reinstall the server cover. See Install the server cover.
Complete the parts replacement. See Complete the parts replacement.