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Remove the security door

Follow the instructions in this section to remove the security door.

About this task

  • 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. Use the key attached to the rear of the server to unlock the cover.
  2. Open the security door.
  3. Lift the security door slightly upwards until it is completely removed from the chassis.
    Figure 1. Removal of the security door
    Security door removal

After this task is completed

  1. Install a replacement unit. See Install the security door.

  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.