Refer to Take Antistatic Measures.
The following illustrations show the location of the drives and the internal system software designations for the drives. For information on storage drive status indicators (LEDs), refer to Storage and Boot Drive Indicators.
The exact commands required depend on the configuration of your drives. Unmount file systems, or issue RAID commands as needed.
Caution - The latch is not an ejector. Do not open the latch too far to the right. Doing so can damage the latch.
If you are replacing the drive, continue to Install an HDD or SSD Storage Drive.
If you are not replacing the drive, install a filler panel in the empty drive slot to maintain proper airflow and perform administrative tasks to configure the server to operate without the drive.
For information on how to install a storage drive filler panel, see Remove and Install Filler Panels.