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Removing the bezel

Use this information to remove the bezel.

To remove the bezel, complete the following steps:

  1. Read the safety information that begins in Safety and Installation guidelines.
  2. Turn off the server (see Turning off the server) and all attached peripheral devices. Disconnect all power cords; then, disconnect all external cables as necessary to replace the device.
  3. If the server has been installed in a rack, press the two release latches on the front of the server and remove the server out of the rack enclosure.
    Two or more people are required to remove the system from a rack cabinet.
  4. Remove the drives and filler panels from the drive bays (see Removing hot-swap drives or Removing a simple-swap SATA drive).
  5. Remove the EIA quick latch first; then, remove the screws from the bezel.
    Figure 1. Bezel removal
    Bezel removal
  6. Pull the top of the bezel out slightly; then, rotate it downward until the tabs on the bottom of the bezel disengages from the chassis and set it aside.
  7. If you are instructed to return the front bezel, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.