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Oracle® Server X8-2L Service Manual

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Updated: October 2019
 
 

Remove NVMe 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 the fan modules.

      See Remove a Fan Module.

    7. Remove the fan tray from the server.

      See Remove the Fan Tray.

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

    Press each latch, and then pull out the cables to disengage them from the backplane connectors.


    image:Figure showing NVMe cables being removed from the server.
  3. Disconnect the NVMe cables from the Oracle PCIe NVMe switch cards in PCIe slots 3, 4, 8, and 9 [2].

    Press each latch, and then pull out the cables to disengage them from the HBA connectors. See also Remove a PCIe Card.

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

    Carefully remove the NVMe cable bundle from the chassis mid-wall. Be careful not to snag the cables on the server components.

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