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Oracle® Exadata Storage Server X7-2 EF and HC Service Manual

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Updated: April 2019

Remove a Flash Riser Board

The server can be equipped with up to two hot-pluggable flash riser boards. Each flash riser board contains an M.2 flash SSD.

  1. Prepare the server for service.
    1. Extend the server into maintenance position.

      See Extend the Server to the Maintenance Position.

    2. Attach an antistatic wrist strap to your wrist, and then to a metal area on the chassis. See Take Antistatic Measures.
    3. Remove the server top cover. See Remove the Server Top Cover.
  2. To remove the flash riser board, do the following:
    1. Rotate both riser board socket levers outward as far as they go.

      Note -  The green power LED on the riser board is extinguished when you open the socket levers.
    2. Carefully lift the riser board straight up to remove it from the sockets.

      Place the riser board on an antistatic mat. If required, perform the procedures for removing the M.2 flash SSD from the flash riser board. For instructions, see Identify and Remove an M.2 Flash SSD.

      image:Figure showing a flash riser board being removed from the                                     server.

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