Perform this procedure to access internal SMOD components, such as the system battery.
For component serviceability, locations, and designations, see Replaceable Components.
Obtain labels and a pen for labeling cables.
This is a cold-service component. Do the following before performing this procedure.
8 Socket SMOD0 removal: Power down the system and disconnect all AC power cables from the back of the server.
8 Socket SMOD1 removal: Power down the system and disconnect all AC power cables from the back of the server.
Access this component directly from the back of the server.
This action disengages the connectors on the SMOD from the connectors on the server midplane.
Caution - Physical harm or component damage. Do not use the SMOD handles to remove the SMOD from the server.
Caution - The SMOD is heavy. Be prepared to hold it firmly when it is clear of the slot.