Before You Begin
Before you begin, complete these tasks:
Read the section, Safety Information.
Power off the server, using one of the methods described in the section, Powering Off the System.
Note - You must remove all PCIe cards. Note the location of all PCIe cards so you can install them in the correct slots during reassembly.
Note - You must remove all CMP and memory modules.
Note - You must remove all four fan trays.
The bracket is secured with six captive No. 2 Phillips screws. See Motherboard Fastener Locations.
Loosen the captive No.2 Phillips screw and lift the retainer up and out of the chassis.
Note - Use the clips to secure the midwall panel in the open position.
See Motherboard Fastener Locations for the fastener locations.
Guide the flex cable connector out from under the midwall partition.
If you are replacing a faulty motherboard, you must program the chassis serial number and product part number into the new motherboard. See your service representative.