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Oracle® Server X8-2L Service Manual

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Updated: October 2019

Install an M.2 Flash SSD

In the standard Oracle Server X8-2L configuration, the flash riser board contains an M.2 flash SSD in socket SSD0.

  1. Unpack the replacement M.2 flash SSD and place it on an antistatic mat.
  2. Install the M.2 flash SSD into socket SSD0 on the flash riser board.
    1. Align and then insert the plastic retainer clip into the slot on the M.2 flash SSD [1].
    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 will 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.

    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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