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Removing an adapter

Use this information to remove an adapter.

Read the safety information in Safety and Installation guidelines.

If you are replacing a server component in the server, you need to turn off the server and peripheral devices, and disconnect the power cords and all external cables.

To remove an adapter, complete the following steps.

  1. Remove the cover (see Removing the cover).
  2. Remove the PCI riser-card assembly (see Removing the PCI riser-card assembly).
  3. Disconnect the cables from the adapter.
  4. Grasp the PCI riser-card assembly at the front grip point and rear edges and lift to remove it from the server.
  5. Place the PCI riser-card assembly on a flat, static-protective surface.
  6. Carefully grasp the adapter by its top edge or upper corners, and pull the adapter from the PCI riser-card assembly.
    Figure 1. Adapter removal
    Adapter removal
  7. Install the expansion-slot cover on the PCI riser-card assembly.

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