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

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Updated: April 2019

Install an M.2 Flash SSD

Note -  Install the M.2 flash SSD only in the socket labeled SSD0.
  1. Unpack the replacement M.2 flash SSD.
  2. Install the M.2 flash SSD.
    1. Align and then insert the plastic retainer clip into the slot on the M.2 flash SSD.
    2. Hold the M. 2 flash SSD so that the end of the card containing the plastic retainer clip is approximately one-half to one inch above the riser board and the other end is adjacent to the riser SSD socket [1].
      image:Figure showing an M.2 flash SSD being installed on to a                                     riser board.
    3. Gently slide the M.2 flash SSD forward and into the connector to engage the flash SSD contacts with the riser board socket [2].
    4. Using your fingers, push down on the end of the card containing the plastic retainer clip until the M.2 flash SSD snaps into place on the riser board [2].

      You hear an audible click when the M.2 flash SSD is secured to the flash riser board.

  3. Perform the steps to install the M.2 flash riser board with the replacement flash SSD into the server.

    For instructions, see Install a Flash Riser Board.

  4. Return the server to operation.
    1. Install the server top cover.

      See Install the Server Top Cover.

    2. Return the server to the normal rack position.

      See Return the Server to the Normal Rack Position.

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