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Oracle® Server X8-2 Service Manual

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Updated: January 2021

Remove the Internal HBA 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.

  2. Disconnect both SAS cables from the disk backplane by pressing the latch on the cable connector and then pulling out the connector [1, 2].
    image:Figure showing how to remove the internal HBA SAS cable                             assembly.
  3. Disconnect the SAS cables and the super capacitor cable from the internal host bus adapter (HBA) card.
    1. Remove the PCIe riser from PCIe slot 3 and 4.

      See Remove the PCIe Riser From PCIe Slots 3 and 4

    2. Press the SAS cable connector latch and then pull out the connector [3].
    3. Grasp the super capacitor cable connector and pull it out [3].
  4. Disconnect the super capacitor cable from the super capacitor [4].

    Note -  You might need to disconnect the data cable from the disk backplane to ease access to the super capacitor.
  5. Carefully remove the SAS cables and the super capacitor cable from the server.

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