Install the M.2 boot adapter

Use this information to install the M.2 boot adapter.

Before you install the M.2 boot adapter, 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).

To install the M.2 boot adapter, complete the following steps:

Watch the procedure. A video of the process is available:

For more information about the M.2 adapter, see M.2 boot adapter.

Align the M.2 boot adapter with the connector on the system board, and press the adapter straight into the connector.
Figure 1. M.2 boot adapter installation
M.2 boot adapter installation
After you install the M.2 boot adapter, complete the following steps:
  1. Install the intrusion switch (see Install the intrusion switch cable).

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

  3. Reconnect power cords and all external cables.