Install the Disk Backplane
- Starting with the bottom disk backplane location, lower the backplane into the server and
position it to engage the three mushroom standoffs .
Figure 68 Installing the Disk Backplane
- Using just your thumb and fingers, tighten the two captive thumb screws to
secure the disk backplane to the chassis .
- If the server has a DVD drive, reconnect the DVD drive power cable
to the disk backplane .
- Reconnect the disk backplane LED cable to the disk backplane .
- Reconnect the disk backplane power cable to the disk backplane .
- Reconnect the SAS cable to the disk backplane .
- If the server has more than four storage drives, repeat all of the
preceding steps (with the exception of Step 3, which directs you to reconnect the DVD
drive power cable) to install the second disk backplane.
A server that has two disk backplanes does not have a DVD drive
- Reinstall all of the storage drives into the storage drive cage.
See Install a Storage Drive.
- Install all four fan modules.
See Install a Fan Module.
- Return the server to operation.
- Close the server fan door.
- Return the server to the normal rack position.
See Return the Server to the Normal Rack Position.
- Reconnect the data cables and the power cords to the server power supplies.
See Reconnect Data Cables and Power Cords.
- Power on the server.
See Power On the Server.
Verify that the Power/OK indicator is steady on.
Note - IMPORTANT: After replacing the disk backplane, you must manually program the product serial number
(PSN) into the new disk backplane. This is necessary because the disk backplane
is the primary quorum member for maintaining the PSN for service entitlement.