Install the M.2 WLAN module

Use this information to install the M.2 WLAN module.

To avoid possible danger, read and follow the following safety statement.
  • S012
    hot surface
    CAUTION:
    Hot surface nearby.
Before you install the M.2 WLAN module, 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 WLAN module, complete the following steps:

Watch the procedure. A video of the process is available:
  1. Remove the protection cover first; then, carefully connect the cables to the connectors on the M.2 WLAN module as shown. Press the cable down until it clicks.
    Note:
    • Make sure the cables are connected to the right connector. Blue cable connected to “Main” connector, white cable connected to “Aux” connector.

    • Carefully perform the step without excessive force to prevent the connector from damage.

    • Make sure the cables are connected to the connectors properly, you should be able to rotate the cable horizontally without it detached easily.

    Figure 1. M.2 WLAN module installation
    M.2 WLAN module installation
  2. Put on the tape to protect the cable connectors.
    Figure 2. M.2 WLAN module installation
    M.2 WLAN module installation
  3. Press the cover latch; then, rotate the cover up and pull it out from the adapter.
    Figure 3. M.2 WLAN module installation
    M.2 WLAN module installation
  4. Remove the film on the heat sink pad.
    Figure 4. M.2 WLAN module installation
    M.2 WLAN module installation
  5. Insert the M.2 WLAN module into the connector and press it down until it clicks into the place.
    Note: Make sure the module is firmly seated on the adapter.
    Figure 5. M.2 WLAN module installation
    M.2 WLAN module installation
  6. Route the cables in the clips as shown.
    Figure 6. M.2 WLAN module installation
    M.2 WLAN module installation
  7. Route the cables to the rear of the server, make sure to route the cable respectively into the right hole as shown. Be careful of the difference between the cable colors.
    Figure 7. M.2 WLAN module installation
    M.2 WLAN module installation
    Table 1. M.2 WLAN module installation
    1 M.2 LTE module main cable (black cable, on the top) 3 M.2 WLAN module main cable (blue cable)
    2 M.2 LTE module AUX cable (gray cable, on the bottom) 4 M.2 WLAN module AUX cable (white cable)
  8. Use screwdriver in the Misc kit to clockwise install the nut, the washer, and the M.2 WLAN module cable on the rear of the server.
    Note: Apply the same method to install both main and AUX cables.
    Figure 8. M.2 WLAN module installation
    M.2 WLAN module installation
    Table 2. M.2 WLAN module installation
    1 M.2 WLAN module cable 3 Nut
    2 Washer  
After you install the M.2 WLAN module, complete the following steps:
  1. Install the node if needed (see Install a compute node).

  2. Reconnect power cords and all external cables.