Installing a front 6SFF SAS/SATA + 2NVMe Premium drive cage

The drive cage can be installed in any box. This procedure covers installing the drive cage in box 1.
A storage controller and high-performance fans are required when installing this drive cage.
  1. Observe the following alerts.
    WARNING: To reduce the risk of personal injury from hot surfaces, allow the drives and the internal system components to cool before touching them.
    CAUTION: To prevent damage to electrical components, properly ground the server before beginning any installation procedure. Improper grounding can cause ESD.
  2. Power down the server.
  3. Do one of the following:
  4. Remove the access panel.
  5. Remove the air baffle.
  6. Remove the fan cage.
  7. Remove the blank.
    Removing the second bay blank
  8. Install the drive cage:
    1. If drive blanks are installed in the drive cage assembly, remove the drive blanks. Retain the drive blanks for use in empty drive bays.
    2. Install the drive cage.
      Installing the HP Express Bay drive cage in second bay
  9. Connect the power cable.
  10. Install a storage controller.
  11. Connect the data cables from the drive backplane to the controller.
  12. Install drives or drive blanks.

The installation is complete.