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Sun Server X4-8 Service Manual

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Updated: March 2018

Install a Storage Drive

Access this component directly from the front of the server.

Tip  -  For a video overview on replacing a storage drive, see Replacing DIMMs.

Before You Begin

  1. Prepare the server for hot service. See Prepare the Server for Hot Service.

    Alternatively, to prepare the server for cold service, see Prepare the Server for Cold Service.

  2. If necessary, remove the HDD filler panel from the slot.
    1. Press the handle release button on the front of the filler panel.

      The spring-loaded handle pops open.

    2. To remove the filler panel, use the handle to pull it out of the slot.
  3. Ensure that the drive handle is open.
  4. Align the drive with the vacant slot, so that the open handle is the right.
    image:Picture of drive being inserted.
  5. Slide the drive into the slot push it inward until it is flush with the front of the SMOD.
  6. Rotate the handles to the closed position
    image:Picture of drive lever being closed.

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