Remove the M.2 backplane assembly filler

Use this information to remove the M.2 backplane assembly filler.

About this task

Attention:
Watch the procedure. A video of the installation and removal process is available:

Procedure

  1. Remove the compute node cover to make preparations for your compute node. See Remove the compute node cover.
  2. Remove the M.2 backplane assembly filler.
    1. Press the clip on the filler.
    2. Rotate the filler upward and remove it from the air baffle.
    Figure 1. M.2 backplane assembly filler removal
    M.2 backplane assembly filler removal
    Attention: To maintain proper system cooling, do not operate the compute node without an M.2 backplane assembly or an M.2 backplane assembly filler installed on the air baffle.
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