Removing a concurrent KVM card

Use this information to remove a CKVM card from the blade server.

  1. The following illustration shows how to remove the concurrent KVM (cKVM) card from the system board.
  2. The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware.

To remove a cKVM card, complete the following steps.

Graphic illustrating removal of a cKVM card
  1. Before you begin, read Safety and Installation guidelines.
  2. If the blade server is installed in a BladeCenter unit, remove it (see Removing the blade server from the BladeCenter unit).
  3. Remove the blade server cover (see Removing the blade server cover for instructions).
  4. If an optional expansion unit is installed, remove it (see Removing an optional expansion unit).
  5. If an I/O expansion card or a high-speed expansion card is installed, remove it (see Removing an I/O expansion card or Removing a high-speed expansion card).
  6. Gently pivot the narrow end of the card out of the cKVM card connectors; then, slide the notched end of the card out of the tabs on the expansion card bracket and lift the card out of the blade server.
  7. If you are instructed to return the cKVM card, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.