Removing a 10Gb interposer card

Use these instructions to remove a 10Gb interposer card from the blade server.

Graphic illustrating removing a 10Gb interposer card

To remove a 10Gb interposer card, 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. Carefully lay the blade server on a flat, static-protective surface.
  4. Open the blade server cover (see Removing the blade server cover for instructions).
  5. Locate the 10Gb interposer card.
  6. Rotate the expansion-card standoffs to the open position.
  7. Use your fingers to hold the edge of the interposer card where it connects to the connector on the system board; then, lift the card vertically up.