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Sun Server X4-8 Service Manual

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Updated: March 2018

Replace the HBA Battery

This is an internal component that is accessible from the rear of the server by removing the SMOD. The host bus adapter (HBA) card is installed in an internal PCIe slot mounted on the SMOD motherboard. Perform this procedure to replace the HBA battery.

Before You Begin

  • You need a small-tip Phillips screwdriver.

  • For component serviceability, locations, and designations, see About System Components.

  1. Prepare the server for cold service. See Prepare the Server for Cold Service.
  2. Remove the SMOD. See Remove the SMOD.
  3. Remove the HBA card. See Remove the HBA Card.
  4. Set the HBA on the work space with the component side facing down.
  5. Use the screwdriver to remove and retain the three screws that secure the battery to the HBA card.
  6. Remove the battery from the card.
  7. Align the replacement battery with the three screw holes.
  8. Use the screwdriver to tighten the screws and secure the battery to the HBA.

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