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Oracle® Server X8-2 Service Manual

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Updated: January 2021

Remove the NVMe Cable Assembly

  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.

  2. Remove all the server fan modules.

    See Remove a Fan Module.

  3. Remove the mid-wall from the server chassis [1, 2].
    1. Using a Torx T15 screwdriver, loosen the four green captive screws that secure the mid-wall to the server chassis.
    2. Lift the mid-wall from the server chassis and set it aside.

    image:Figure showing how to remove the NVMe cables.
  4. Disconnect each NVMe cable from the disk backplane by pressing the latch on the cable connector and then pulling out the connector [3].
  5. Disconnect the NVMe cables from the motherboard NVMe connectors [3].
  6. Carefully lift the NVMe cables from the center cable trough and remove them from the server [4].

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