Removing a hot-swap storage drive

Use this information to remove a hot-swap storage drive.

The blade server has two hot-swap storage bays for installing or removing hot-swap storage devices. To remove a hot-swap hard disk drive or drive filler, complete the following steps.

Graphic illustrating removal of a hot-swap storage drive
  1. Before you begin, read Safety and Installation guidelines.
  2. If possible, save the data on your drive, especially if it is part of a RAID array, before you remove it from the blade server.
  3. Press the release latch (orange) on the storage drive to release the drive handle.
  4. Pull the release handle to remove the drive from the storage bay.
  5. If you are instructed to return the storage drive, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.