Install a PCIe Card
To access a PCIe card, you must first remove its DPCC (see Remove a DPCC). One or two PCIe cards can be
installed in each Dual PCIe Card Carrier (DPCC).
Perform this procedure when replacing a PCIe card or when changing its
Prepare the server for hot service.
See Preparing the Server for Component Replacement.
This procedure can also be completed as a cold service
Identify the DPCC PCIe slot.
If necessary, remove the DPCC.
See Remove a DPCC.
Orient the DPCC so that the hinge is to the left.
To open the top of the DPCC, lift the release tab at the non-hinged end of
the lid and rotate the lid up.
Ensure that the DPCC top cover is open.
The top of the DPCC is hinged at one end. To open, lift the tab on the
Remove the filler, as required.
Orient the PCIe card with the edge (or bus) connector facing down and the
IO (or cable connector) facing to the left.
To install the card, align the edge connector with the slot in the DPCC
and push the card down into the slot.
To close the top of the DPCC, rotate it to the right, ensuring the clip on
the edge of the top is secured to the unhinged edge of the DPCC.
Pinch point. Keep fingers away from the underside of the top when
Clear any related component faults.
For more information see Clear Hardware Fault Messages (Oracle ILOM).