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Installing the DVD cable

Use this information to install the DVD cable.

To install the DVD cable, complete the following cable:

  1. Read the safety information that begins on Safety and Installation guidelines.
  2. Turn off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect the power cords.
  3. Remove the cover (see Removing the cover).
  4. Align the cable connector with the connector on the rear of the optical drive cage and press the cable connector into the optical drive cage connector until it is firmly seated.
  5. Pull the cable connector latch up and hold it there while you slide the cable connector to the left; then, slide the cable connector latch down to lock the cable in place.
    Figure 1. DVD cable installation
    DVD cable installation
    The following illustration shows the cable routing for the DVD cable:
    Figure 2. DVD cable connection
    DVD cable connection
  6. Reinstall the DVD drive (see Installing an optional DVD drive).
  7. Reinstall the fans (see Installing a hot-swap fan assembly).
  8. Replace the cover (see Installing the cover).
  9. Slide the server into the rack.
  10. Reconnect the power cord and any cables that you removed.
  11. Turn on the peripheral devices and the server.