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 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.