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Installing the PCI riser-card bracket to the riser card

Use this information to install the PCI riser-card bracket from the riser card.

To install the PCI riser-card bracket to the riser card, complete the following steps:

  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 and all external cables.
  3. Remove the cover (see Removing the cover).
  4. Align the holes on the PCI riser card and the PCI bracket and install the screw that attaches the PCI riser card to the PCI bracket.
    Figure 1. PCI riser-card bracket installation
    PCI riser-card bracket installation
  5. If you need to install an adapter (see Replacing an adapter).
  6. Install the PCI riser card assembly (see Installing a PCI riser-card assembly).
  7. Reconnect the cables for the adapter.
  8. Install the cover (see Installing the cover).
  9. Slide the server into the rack.
  10. Reconnect the power cords and any cables that you removed.
  11. Turn on the peripheral devices and the server.