It is not necessary to completely remove the storage drives from the
server; simply pull them out far enough to disengage them from the
backplane. If you do remove the storage drives from the server, make a note
of their locations so that you can reinstall them in the same
Disconnect the cables from the disk backplane.
Disconnect the power cable from the disk backplane .
Disconnect the three SAS cables from the disk backplane .
Press the green button on the connector while gently pulling the
connector from the disk backplane. Note the cable connections in order
to ease proper reconnection of the cables.
Disconnect the temperature sensor cable from the disk backplane
Disconnect the auxiliary signal cable from the disk backplane
Using a Torx T15 screwdriver, loosen the right-side and left-side
spring-mounted screws that secure the disk backplane to the chassis .
Using a Torx T25 screwdriver, loosen the spring-mounted screws that secure the
backplane bracket to the chassis, and lift the bracket from the server
Lift the disk backplane up to release it from the standoff hooks and out of
the chassis [5 and 6].