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by Kristen Sowatsky

Introduction

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  1. The server can be powered off remotely or on the hardware itself.
    • The server can be powered off remotely or on the hardware itself.

    • Remote Power Down: Login to the server to power it off.

      • shutdown -h now;exit

    • Hardware Power Down: Press and hold the power switch for at least three seconds, as annotated.

  2. Disconnect the 10G SFP+ cable from the network interface controller.
    • Disconnect the 10G SFP+ cable from the network interface controller.

      • Use the pull-tab to disconnect the cable.

    • Grasp the server as shown.

    • Pull the retention plunger upwards.

    • Begin sliding the server out of the rack.

    • Disconnect the Ethernet cable from the server.

      • Press the tab on the end of the cable to release it.

    • Counter the weight of the server, as shown.

    • Completely remove the server from the rack.

    • Engage the server lid, as shown.

    • Push the lid towards the rear of the server.

    • Lift the cover.

    • The heatsink may be hot.

    • Loosen four screws. Select screws in a diagonal fashion.

      • To loosen, use about two screwdriver rotations.

    • Continue to unscrew the screws holding the heat sink to the CPU until you can remove it.

    • Grab the heatsink as shown.

    • Lift the heatsink off the CPU.

    • Grab the right CPU socket retention lever, as shown.

    • Press the lever down and away from the CPU.

      • The CPU socket retention lever is spring loaded. Keep pressure on the lever as it lifts.

    • Release the left lever.

    • Grab the CPU, as shown.

    • Lift the CPU.

    • Engage the CPU retention housing, as shown.

    • Obtain an isopropyl alcohol cloth.

    • Hold the CPU by its edges.

      • The CPU may have a blue shroud. If so, hold it by the shroud.

    • Continue wiping the CPU with the alcohol-soaked cloth to remove the thermal compound.

      • Multiple passes may be needed to completely remove all of the thermal compound.

    • Obtain a heatsink stencil.

    • Seat the stencil on the bottom of the heatsink (as shown).

      • Seating the stencil may require some force.

    • Apply thermal compound, as shown.

    • Lift the stencil off of the heatsink.

      • The stencil may require some force to lift.

    • Align the arrow printed on the CPU so that it matches the arrow on the CPU socket gate.

    • Place CPU in socket, and close the socket gate.

      • Socket gate close process is opposite of removal.

    • Lower heatsink onto the CPU.

      • Visually align the heatsink while lowering.

    • Tighten (4) screws.

      • This process is opposite of removing the heatsink.

      • It is necessary to apply pressure to the heatsink while tightening (4) screws.

    • Further installation process is opposite of removal.

    • Install the lid on the server.

      • The installation process is opposite of the removal process.

    • Slide the server back into the rack.

      • Lift the green retention pin to clear the chassis.

    • Connect all previously disconnected peripheral cables.

      • Slide the server until the green retention pin snaps downwards, locking the server.

    • Press the power button.

    • Slide the server into the rack.

      • The retention plunger does not need to be pulled upward during installation.

      • The server is secure when the retention plunger snaps shut.

    • Connect the 10G SFP+ cable into the network interface controller.

    • Connect the Ethernet cable to the server.

    • Press the power button.

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