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Expansion board

To remove the component:

  1. Power down the server.
  2. Extend or remove the server from the rack (Extend the server from the rack, Remove the server from the rack).
  3. Remove the access panel.

    CAUTION: To prevent damage to the server or expansion boards, power down the server and remove all AC power cords before removing or installing the PCI riser cage.

  4. Disconnect any cables connecting the expansion board to the PCI riser cage.
  5. Remove the PCI riser cage.
  6. Unlock the PCI retaining clip.

    Unlocking the PCI retaining clip

  7. Remove the expansion board.

    Removing an expansion board (slot 1)

    CAUTION: To prevent improper cooling and thermal damage, do not operate the server unless all PCI slots have either an expansion slot cover or an expansion board installed.

To replace the component, reverse the removal procedure.