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Oracle® Server X6-2 Service Manual

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Updated: January 2018
 
 

Removing the Power, FIM, Disk Backplane Data, and DVD Cables


Caution

Caution  -  The Power, front indicator module, disk backplane data, and DVD cables should be removed only by authorized Oracle Services personnel.


  1. Prepare the server for service.
    1. Power off the server and disconnect the power cords from the power supplies.

      See Powering Down the Server.

    2. Extend the server to the maintenance position.

      See Extend the Server to the Maintenance Position.

    3. Attach an antistatic wrist strap to your wrist, and then to a metal area on the chassis.

      See Take Antistatic Measures.

    4. Remove the server top cover.

      See Remove the Server Top Cover.

  2. Remove all of the server fan modules.

    See Remove a Fan Module.

  3. To remove the disk backplane power cable, perform these steps:
    1. To disconnect the disk backplane power cable from the motherboard, press the release latches on the sides of the cable connector and pull the connector out. [1].
    2. To disconnect the disk backplane power cable from the disk backplane, press the release latches on the side of the cable connector and pull the connector out. [2].
      image:Figure showing how to remove the power, FIM, disk                                         backplance data, and DVD cables.
  4. To remove the Auxiliary power and signal cable, perform these steps:
    1. To eject the auxiliary power and signal cable from the motherboard, open the latches on the connector [3].
    2. To eject the auxiliary power and signal cable from the disk backplane, open the latches on the connector [4].
  5. To remove the FIM cable, perform these steps:
    1. Remove the FIM from the server.

      See Remove the Front Indicator Module

    2. Disconnect the FIM cable from the FIM [5].
    3. To eject the FIM cable from the motherboard, open both side latches [6].
  6. To remove the DVD cable, perform these steps:
    1. If there is a PCIe card installed in PCIe slot 2, remove the PCIe riser and card from PCIe slot 2.

      See Remove a PCIe Riser From PCIe Slot 1 or 2

    2. Disconnect connect the DVD cable from the motherboard [7].
    3. Disconnect the DVD cable connector from the rear of the DVD drive and the DVD power connector from the disk backplane [8].

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