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Install an intrusion switch

Follow the instructions in this section to install an intrusion switch.

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 and Safety inspection checklist to ensure that you work safely.

  • Power off the server and disconnect all power cords for this task. See Power off the server.

  • 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.


  1. Insert the cable of the new intrusion switch and then the tab on the intrusion switch frame into the corresponding hole in the chassis. Then, push the intrusion switch in until it is securely seated.
    Figure 1. Installation of an intrusion switch
    Intrusion switch installation
  2. Connect the intrusion switch cable to the system board. See System board connectors.

After this task is completed

  1. Reinstall the air baffle. See Install an air baffle.

  2. Reinstall all the flash power modules, if necessary. See Install a flash power module.

  3. Reinstall the server cover. See Install a server cover.

  4. Complete the parts replacement. See Complete the parts replacement.