This procedure can be performed only by qualified service personnel after removing the SP or SPP that contains it. You do not need to power down the server before performing this procedure, but you do need to ensure that the SP or SPP that you remove is not the managing system or DCU activity.
See Prevent ESD Damage.
Preparing an SP or SPP for removal involves ensuring that the component is not managing system or DCU activity, preparing the appropriate SPM for removal, and preparing the SP or SPP for removal. You must perform all of these steps before removing an SP or SPP to service the battery.
See Servicing SPs.