Note - This is a cold service procedure that can be performed by customers. See Cold Service, Replaceable by Customer for more information about cold service procedures.
Caution - This procedure involves handling circuit boards that are extremely sensitive to static electricity. Ensure that you follow ESD preventative practices to avoid damaging the circuit boards.
Caution - Components inside the chassis might be hot. Use caution when servicing components inside the chassis.
See Cold Service, Replaceable by Customer for instructions.
See Extend the Server.
See Remove the Top Cover.
Note - If the riser has cards installed in both slots, disconnect all cables connected to both cards.
Tip - Label the cables to ensure proper connection to the replacement card.
The card is held in place by a retention clip, which you must rotate up before the card can be removed.
Caution - To ensure proper system cooling and EMI shielding, you must use the appropriate PCIe filler panel for the server.