Go to main content

Oracle® Server X6-2L Service Manual

Exit Print View

Updated: January 2018

Remove the Storage Drive Backplane for Rear-Mounted Storage Drives

  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 into 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.

    5. Swivel the air baffle into the upright position to allow access to the storage drive backplane.
  2. Pull each rear-mounted storage drive out far enough to disengage if from the disk backplane.

    See Remove a Rear Storage Drive.

    Note -  It is not necessary to completely remove the storage drives from the server; simply pull them out far enough to disengage them from the disk backplane. If you do remove the storage drives from the server, make a note of their locations so that you can reinstall them in the same locations.
  3. Disconnect the cables from the storage drive backplane [1].
    1. Disconnect the two SAS cables from the storage drive backplane.
    2. Disconnect the power cable from the storage drive backplane.
      image:Figure showing removal of the storage drive backplane for                               rear-mounted storage drives.
  4. Using a No. 2 Phillips screwdriver, loosen the two screws that secure the storage drive backplane to the storage drive cage [2].
  5. Lift the storage drive backplane up to release it from the two standoff hooks [3].
  6. Pull the storage drive backplane away from the standoff hooks and out of the chassis [4].
  7. Place the storage drive backplane on an antistatic mat.

Related Information