Remove the M.2 backplane

Use this information to remove the M.2 backplane.

Before you remove the M.2 backplane:
  1. Read the following section(s) to ensure that you work safely.
  2. Turn off the corresponding compute node that you are going to perform the task on.

  3. Remove the compute node (see Remove a compute node from the enclosure).

  4. Remove the compute node cover (see Remove the compute node cover).

Complete the following steps to remove the M.2 backplane.

Watch the procedure. A video of the installation process is available:
Figure 1. M.2 backplane removal
M.2 backplane removal

Remove the M.2 backplane from the system board by pulling up on both ends of the backplane at the same time.

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.