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Oracle® Server X6-2 Service Manual

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Updated: January 2018

Install the Disk Backplane


Caution  -  The disk backplane should be installed only by authorized Oracle Services personnel.

  1. To place the backplane into the disk cage, do the following:
    1. Lift the metal spring retainer [frame 1, callout 1] and position the backplane so that it fits into the two metal brackets that are located on the chassis side walls [1, 2].
    2. Lower the disk backplane into the disk cage so that it engages the three metal hooks in the disk cage [1, 3]
    3. Continue to lower the disk backplane into the disk cage until it is positioned in all six troughs that are located at the bottom of the disk cage [1, 4] .
    4. Turn the disk backplane captive screw clockwise until the disk backplane is secure [1, 5].

    image:Figure showing how to install the storage drive backplane in to                                 the server.
  2. Reconnect the disk backplane power cable to the disk backplane [2].
  3. If the server has a DVD drive, perform the following steps:
    1. Install the DVD drive into the disk drive cage.

      See Install the DVD Drive

    2. Reconnect the DVD cable signal connector to the DVD drive [3].
    3. Reconnect the DVD cable power connector to the disk backplane [3].
  4. Reconnect the disk backplane auxiliary power and signal cable to the disk backplane [4].
  5. Reconnect the SAS cables and the switch card cables (if present) to the disk backplane [5].
  6. Reinstall all of the storage drives into the storage drive cage.

    See Install a HDD or SSD Storage Drive.

  7. Install the disk cage cover.
  8. Install all four fan modules.

    See Install a Fan Module.

  9. Return the server to operation.
    1. Close the server fan door.
    2. Return the server to the normal rack position.

      See Return the Server to the Normal Rack Position.

    3. Reconnect the data cables to the server and reconnect the power cords to the server power supplies.

      See Reconnect Data Cables and Power Cords.

    4. Power on the server.

      See Power On the Server.

      Verify that the Power/OK status indicator is steady on.

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