These sections describe how to service and install PCIe cards. Refer to your PCIe card documentation for complete software and cabling information about your card.
Caution - The procedures in this section should not be used to service the Oracle Storage 12 Gb/s SAS PCIe RAID HBA card that is located in PCIe slot 6 or the optional Oracle PCIe NVMe switch card that is located in PCIe slot 3. The Oracle Storage 12 Gb/s SAS PCIe RAID HBA card and Oracle PCIe NVMe switch card are field replaceable units (FRUs) and should be serviced only by qualified Oracle Service personnel.
Caution - These procedures require that you handle components that are sensitive to electrostatic discharge. This sensitivity can cause the components to fail. To avoid damage, ensure that you follow antistatic practices as described in Take Antistatic Measures.
Caution - Ensure that all power is removed from the server before removing or installing PCIe cards. You must disconnect all power cables from the system before performing these procedures.
This section covers the following procedures: