Install the PCIe riser assembly

Use this information to install the PCIe riser assembly.

To avoid possible danger, read and follow the following safety statement.
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Before you install the PCIe riser assembly, complete the following steps:
  1. Read the following sections to ensure that you work safely.
  2. Turn off the server. Disconnect the power cords and all external cables (see Power off the server).

  3. Install the required adapters.
  4. Remove the filler if it is installed.

    1. Remove the three screws.

    2. Grasp the filler by its edges and carefully lift it out of the server.

      Figure 1. Filler removal
      Filler removal

To install the PCIe riser cage, complete the following steps:

Watch the procedure. A video of the process is available:
  1. If the adapter bracket is not installed, install it by fastening the two screws as shown.
    Figure 2. PCIe riser assembly installation
    PCIe riser assembly installation
  2. Lower the PCIe riser assembly into the chassis and press the PCIe riser assembly down until it is securely seated.
  3. Install the seven screws.
    Figure 3. PCIe riser assembly installation
    PCIe riser assembly installation

After you install the PCIe riser assembly, complete the following steps:

  1. Install the node if needed (see Install a compute node).

  2. Reconnect power cords and all external cables.