Installing the blade server cover

Use this information to install the cover on the blade server.

  1. The following illustration shows how to install a blade server cover on a blade server.
  2. The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware.

To install the blade server cover, complete the following steps.

Statement 21

Graphic illustrating safety statement 21

Hazardous energy is present when the blade server is connected to the power source. Always replace the blade server cover before installing the blade server.
Graphic illustrating installing the blade server cover
Attention: You cannot insert the blade server into the BladeCenter® unit until the blade server cover is installed and closed. Do not attempt to override this protection.
  1. Before you begin, read Safety and Installation guidelines.
  2. Lower the cover so that the slots at the rear slide down onto the pins at the rear of the blade server. Before you close the cover, make sure that all components are installed and seated correctly and that you have not left loose tools or parts inside the blade server.
  3. Pivot the blade server cover to the closed position until it clicks into place.
  4. Install the blade server in the BladeCenter unit (see Installing the blade server in a BladeCenter unit for instructions).