Install a Storage Drive
Access this component directly from the front of the server.
For a video overview on replacing a storage drive, see Replacing DIMMs
Before You Begin
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.
If necessary, remove the HDD filler panel from the slot.
Press the handle release button on the front of the filler
The spring-loaded handle pops open.
To remove the filler panel, use the handle to pull it out of the
Ensure that the drive handle is open.
Align the drive with the vacant slot, so that the open handle is the
Slide the drive into the slot push it inward until it is flush with the
front of the SMOD.
Rotate the handles to the closed position