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

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Updated: January 2019
 
 

Remove SAS Storage Drive 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 Take Antistatic Measures.

    4. Remove the server top cover.

      See Remove the Server Top Cover.

    5. Remove the air baffle.

      See Remove the Air Baffle.

    6. Remove fan modules.

      See Remove a Fan Module.

    7. Remove the fan tray from the server.

      See Remove the Fan Tray.

  2. Disconnect the SAS cables from the disk backplane [1].

    Press the green button on the connector while gently pulling the connector from the disk backplane.


    image:Figure showing SAS drive cables being removed from the                             server.
  3. Disconnect the SAS cables from the Oracle Storage 12Gb SAS PCIe RAID HBA, Internal card in PCIe slot 11 [2].

    Press each latch, and then pull out to disengage the cable from each connector. See also Remove the Internal HBA Card and HBA Super Capacitor.

  4. Remove the SAS cables from the server [3].

    Carefully remove the SAS cable bundles from the server. Be careful not to snag the cables on the server components.

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