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Oracle® Exadata Database Server X8-8 Service Manual

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Updated: June 2020

Remove the System Battery

This is an internal component that is accessible from the back of the server by removing the SMOD. Perform this procedure to access and remove the battery.

  1. Prepare the server for cold service.

    This is a cold-service component. Power down the system and disconnect the AC power cables from the server before performing this procedure.

    See Preparing the Server for Component Replacement.

  2. Remove SMOD0 or SMOD1.

    See Remove an SMOD.

  3. Close the SMOD handles.
  4. Set the SMOD on a flat surface with the back side facing toward you.

    The system battery is located on the SMOD motherboard.

    image:Image showing the location of the system battery.
  5. To remove the battery, pull it up and out of its holder.

    Tilt the battery out, away from wall, and then lift the battery up.

    image:Image showing the removal of the system battery.

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