Perform this procedure to physically remove an NVMe storage drive from the server.
For storage drive locations, see Storage Drive Locations and Numbering.
If you are replacing the drive, continue to Verify Removal of an NVMe 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.