Removing the battery

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

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.
    Graphic illustrating the location of the battery on the system board
  6. Use one finger to press the top of the battery clip away from the battery. The system battery pops up when it is released.
    Graphic illustrating pressing on the battery clip
  7. Use your thumb and index finger to lift the battery from the socket.
  8. Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations.