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Removing an Lenovo ServeRAID SAS/SATA controller

Use this information to remove an Lenovo ServeRAID SAS/SATA controller.

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.

For brevity, in this documentation the Lenovo ServeRAID SAS/SATA controller is often referred to as the SAS/SATA adapter or the ServeRAID adapter.

To remove an Lenovo ServeRAID SAS/SATA controller, 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 signal cable from the ServeRAID SAS/SATA controller.
  4. Place the PCI riser-card assembly on a flat, static-protective surface.
  5. Carefully grasp the end of the ServeRAID SAS/SATA controller and pull the ServeRAID SAS/SATA controller out of the connector on the PCI riser-card assembly.
    Figure 1. ServeRAID SAS/SATA controller removal
    ServeRAID SAS/SATA controller 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.