Install an M.2 drive
Use this information to install an M.2 drive.
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.
For some M.2 adapters that support two identical M.2 drives, install the M.2 drive in slot 0 first.
|1 M.2 boot adapter slot 0
|2 M.2 boot adapter slot 1
- Insert the M.2 drive at an angle of approximately 30 degrees into the connector.
- Pivot the M.2 drive down until the notch catches on the lip of the retainer.
- Slide the retainer forward (towards the connector) to secure the M.2 drive into place.