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Oracle® Server X6-2 Service Manual

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Updated: January 2018

Removing the NVMe Cables


Caution  -  The Oracle PCIe NVMe switch card cables should be removed only by an Oracle qualified service technician.

  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 the two middle server fan modules.

    See Remove a Fan Module.

  3. To disconnect the switch card cables from the disk backplane, press the latches on the cable connectors and pull the connectors out [1].
    image:Figure showing how to remove the NVMe cables.
  4. Remove the PCIe riser that contains the switch card from PCIe slot 1.

    See Remove a PCIe Riser From PCIe Slot 1 or 2.

  5. Disconnect the cables from the switch card. [2]
  6. Carefully pull the switch card cables through chassis mid-wall and remove them from the server.

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