Removing the bezel assembly

Use this information to remove the bezel assemble from the blade server.

The following illustration shows how to remove a bezel assembly from a blade server.
  1. The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your hardware.

To remove the bezel assembly, complete the following steps.

Graphic illustrating the removal of the bezel assembly
  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. Open 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. Carefully lay the blade server on a flat, static-protective surface.
  6. Press the bezel-assembly release on each side of the blade server and pull the bezel assembly away from the blade server approximately 1.2 cm (0.5 inch).
  7. If you are removing the bezel assembly from a blade server, disconnect the control-panel cable from the control-panel connector by lifting up on the control-panel cable.
    Note: Some hardware installation and removal procedures that refer to this removal process do not require the control-panel cable to be removed. For example, the DIMM connectors can be accessed without removing the control-panel cable.
  8. Pull the bezel assembly away from the blade server.
  9. If you are instructed to return the bezel assembly, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.