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Oracle® Server X6-2L Service Manual

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Updated: January 2018
 
 

Remove NVMe Cables

  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 Electrostatic Discharge Safety.

    4. Remove the server top cover.

      See Remove the Server Top Cover.

    5. Open the server fan assembly door and remove the fan modules.

      See Remove a Fan Module.

    6. Swivel the air baffle into the upright position to allow access to the NVMe cables.
    7. Depending on your server's storage drive configuration, do one of the following:
  2. Disconnect the NVMe cables from the Oracle PCIe NVMe switch card in slot 3 [1].

    Press each latch, and then pull out to disengage the cable from each connector. See also Remove a PCIe Card.


    Note -  The following figure shows NVMe cables being removed from the twenty-four drive system configuration. If you are removing NVMe cables from an eight-drive system configuration, your front disk backplane NVMe connector locations will be different.

    image:Figure showing NVMe cables being removed from the server.
  3. Disconnect the NVMe cables from the front storage drive backplane [2].

    Press each latch, and then pull out to disengage the cable from each connector.

  4. Remove the NVMe cables from the server.

    Carefully remove the NVMe cable bundle from the chassis mid-wall. Be careful not to snag the cables on the server components.

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