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Install a flash power module

Use this information to install a flash power module.

About this task

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.
  • 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.

Locate the flash power module slot on the air baffle.

Figure 1. Flash power module slot location
Flash power module location
Table 1. Flash power module slot location on air baffle
1 Flash power module slot 13 Flash power module slot 3
2 Flash power module slot 24 Flash power module slot 4


  1. Install the flash power module.
    Figure 2. Flash power module installation
    Flash power module installation
    1. Note the orientation of the flash power module; then, gently insert the flash power module into the retaining clip at one side as shown.
    2. Press the flash power module down on the other side until it snaps into place.
  2. Connect the flash power module cable to the RAID adapter.