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Removing the optional DVD drive

Use this information to remove the DVD drive.

Read the safety information in Safety and Installation guidelines.

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

To remove the DVD drive, complete the following steps.

  1. Remove the cover (see Removing the cover).
  2. Press and hold the release tab down as you push the drive from the rear to slide it out of the bay.
    Figure 1. DVD drive removal
    DVD drive removal

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.