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Remove the foot stands

Follow the instructions in this section to remove foot stands.

About this task

240VA shock hazard

Hazardous energy present. Voltages with hazardous energy might cause heating when shorted with metal, which might result in spattered metal, burns, or both.

  • Read Installation Guidelines and Safety inspection checklist to ensure that you work safely.

  • 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. For each foot stand, rotate the foot stand inwards; then, lay the server on its side.
    Figure 1. Foot stand adjustment
    Foot stand adjustment
  2. For each foot stand, loosen the screw that secures the foot stand; then, remove the foot stand from the chassis.
    Figure 2. Removal of foot stands
    Foot stand removal

After this task is completed

  1. Install the replacement unit(s), if necessary. See Install the foot stands.

  2. If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.