Caution - This procedure requires that you handle components that are sensitive to ESD. This sensitivity can cause the component to fail. To avoid damage, follow antistatic practices as described in ESD Measures.
This procedure can be performed by customers. The system must be completely powered down before performing this procedure. See Cold Service, Replaceable by Customer for more information about cold service procedures.
See Rear Components for information about PCIe slots and their locations.
Caution - Whenever you remove a PCIe card filler panel, replace it with another filler panel or a PCIe card; otherwise, the server might overheat due to improper airflow.