Remove the bezel

Use this information to remove the bezel.

Before you remove the bezel, read safety information and guidelines to ensure that you work safely.
  • Read Installation Guidelines to ensure that you work safely.

  • Power off the corresponding compute node that you are going to perform the task on.

Note: Several different types of bezel can be installed in the compute node: all are removed and installed in a similar manner. The bezel shown in the illustrations might differ slightly from the bezel installed in your compute node.

To remove the bezel, complete the following steps:

Watch the procedure. A video of the installation process is available:
Figure 1. Bezel removal
Bezel removal

  1. If any storage drives or hard disk drive bay fillers are installed, remove them (see Remove a 2.5-inch hot-swap drive ).
    Note: When removing the storage drives, make note of the drive bay from which the drive was removed so that you can install the drive back in to the same drive bay.
  2. Pull the front handle as shown in the illustration.
  3. Press up on the inside top of the bezel; then, rotate the top edge of the bezel away from the compute node.
  4. Lift the bezel from the compute node.

If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.