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Installing the System

Preparing for Installation

Rackmounting the System

Cabling the System

Power On

Managing the System

Power Off


Sun Storage F5100 Flash Array Overview


Replaceable Components

Hot-Swappable Components

Obtaining the Chassis Serial Number

Diagnosing System Faults

Choosing a Method for Diagnosing Faults

Diagnosing Faults With Sun StorageTek Common Array Manager Software

Diagnosing Faults With LEDs and Indicators

Troubleshooting Components

Preparing to Service the System

Safety Information

Service Preparation Reference

Powering the System Off

Performing an Antistatic Discharge

Positioning the Chassis

Accessing Internal Components

Replacing System Components

Component Overview

Customer-Replaceable and Field-Replaceable Components

Replacing Flash Modules

Remove a Flash Module

Install a Flash Module

Verify Flash Module Replacement

Replacing a Fan Module

Remove a Fan Module

Install a Fan Module

Verify Fan Module Replacement

Replacing a Power Supply

Remove a Power Supply

Install a Power Supply

Verify Power Supply Replacement

Replacing an Energy Storage Module

Remove an Energy Storage Module

Install an Energy Storage Module

Verify Energy Storage Module Replacement

Replacing Fan Boards

Remove a Fan Board

Install a Fan Board

Verify Fan Board Replacement

Replacing the Motherboard Assembly

Remove the Motherboard Assembly

Install the Motherboard Assembly

Verify Motherboard Replacement

Replacing a Power Distribution Board

Remove a Power Distribution Board

Install a Power Distribution Board

Verify Power Distribution Board Replacement

Replacing the Connector Board Assembly

Remove the Connector Board Assembly

Install a Connector Board Assembly

Verify Connector Board Replacement

Replacing the Energy Storage Backplane

Remove the Energy Storage Backplane

Install the Energy Storage Backplane

Verify Energy Storage Backplane Replacement

Returning the System to Service

Replace the Top Chassis Cover

Install the Chassis to Maintenance Position

Return the System to the Fully Installed Position

Install AC Power Cord Retention Clips

Power On the System


Remove a Power Distribution Board

Note - The system must be completely powered down before this component is replaced. This component must be replaced only by qualified service technicians. Contact your Sun Service representative for assistance.

  1. Power off the system.

    Refer to Completely Power Off the System.

  2. Attach an antistatic wrist strap.

    Refer to Perform Static Discharge Procedures.

  3. Remove the system from the rack.

    This task involves removing all cables, moving the rack into maintenance position, and then removing the chassis from the rack. Refer to Remove the Chassis From the Rack.

  4. Remove the top chassis cover.

    Refer to Access Internal Components.

  5. Remove the motherboard assembly.

    Refer to Remove the Motherboard Assembly.

  6. Remove both power supplies.

    Refer to Remove a Power Supply.

  7. Disconnect the top cover interlock cable from the PDB as shown in panel 1 of Removing the PDB From the Chassis.
  8. With a No. 2 Phillips screwdriver, remove the screw that secures the PDB to the chassis as shown in panel 2 of Removing the PDB From the Chassis.
  9. Grasp the bus bar and pull the PDB/bus bar assembly away from the connector board as shown in panel 3 of Removing the PDB From the Chassis.


    Caution - If you are removing the PDB/bus bar assembly to access other components and will return the PDB or bus bar to the system, place them on an antistatic mat when you remove them.

    Figure 38 Removing the PDB From the Chassis

  10. If you are replacing a faulty PDB with a new PDB, remove the bus bar assembly from the PDB by removing the four screws that connect them to each other.