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Removing the dual-port network adapter

Use this information to remove the dual-port network adapter.

To remove the dual-port network adapter, 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, if necessary.
  3. Remove the cover (see Removing the cover).
  4. Remove the PCI riser-card assembly (if installed) from PCI riser connector 2 (see Removing a PCI riser-card assembly).
  5. Loosen the two captive screws on the network adapter from the screw holes on the system board.
    Figure 1. Screws disengagement
    Screws disengagement
  6. Loosen the thumbscrew on the chassis.
  7. Grasp the network adapter and disengage it from the pin, retention brackets, and the connector on the system board; then, lift the adapter out of the port openings on the rear of the chassis and remove it from the server.
    Figure 2. Dual-port network adapter removal
    Dual-port network adapter removal

If you are instructed to return the adapter, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.