Removing the scalability tray

To remove the scalability tray from a blade server, complete the following steps.

Important: The scalability tray should be removed only by trained service personnel.
  1. Before you begin, read Safety and Installation guidelines.
  2. If the scalable blade complex is installed in a BladeCenter chassis, remove it (see Removing the blade server from the BladeCenter chassis for instructions).
  3. Remove the cover from the topmost blade server (see Removing the blade server cover for instructions).
  4. Stand the blade servers upright on a clean, flat work surface, with the 2-node scalability card facing up.
  5. Remove the 2-node scalability card (see Removing the 2-node scalability card for instructions).
  6. Press the blade server cover release on each side of the blade server and lift the topmost blade server from the bottom blade server as shown in the following illustration.

    Graphic illustrating how to disassemble a scalable blade complex
  7. Carefully lay the blade server on a flat, static-protective surface, with the cover side down.
  8. Using a small screwdriver, press down on the spring plates to disengage them.

    Graphic illustrating spring plates being disengaged.
  9. Pressing down firmly on the middle of the tray, slide the scalability tray back.

    Graphic illustrating pushing the scalability tray back and away from blade server
  10. Lift the scalability tray away from the blade server.
  11. If you are instructed to return the scalability tray, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.