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Replacing the PCI riser-card bracket to the riser card

Use this information to replace the PCI riser-card bracket to the riser card.

PCI riser-card brackets must be installed even if you do not install a 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 all power cords.
  3. Remove the cover (see Removing the cover).
  4. Align the holes on the PCI riser card and the riser-card bracket and install the screws that attach the PCI riser card to the riser-card 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. Reconnect the cables for the adapter.
  7. Replace the PCI riser card assembly (see Replacing a PCI riser-card assembly).
  8. Replace the cover (see Replacing 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.