Removing the battery

Use this information to remove the battery from the blade server.

Graphic illustrating pressing on the battery clip

To remove the battery, complete the following steps.

  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 for instructions).
  3. Remove the blade server cover (see Removing the blade server cover for instructions).
  4. If an optional expansion unit is installed, remove the expansion unit (see Removing an optional expansion unit).
  5. Locate the battery on the system board.
  6. If there is a rubber cover on the battery holder, use your fingers to lift the battery cover from the battery connector.
  7. Release the battery by using your finger to press the top of the battery towards the middle of the blade server and out of the battery connector.
  8. Use your thumb and index finger to lift the battery from the socket.
  9. Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations.