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Replacing the server top cover

Use this information to replace the cover.

To replace the server cover, complete the following steps:

  1. Make sure that all cables, adapters, and other components are installed and seated correctly and that you have not left loose tools or parts inside the server. Also, make sure that all internal cables are correctly routed.
  2. Align the cover over the server (toward the rear of the server) until the cover edges slip into position over the chassis.

    Important: Before you slide the cover forward, make sure that all the tabs on the cover engage the chassis correctly. If all the tabs do not engage the chassis correctly, it will be hard to remove the cover later.

    Figure 1. Cover installation
    Cover installation
  3. Slightly slide the cover toward the front of the server until the inset tabs start to engage on the server; then, tighten the thumbscrews to secure the cover to the chassis.
  4. Install the server into the rack enclosure and push the server into the rack until it clicks into place.