Installing an M.2 drive

This procedure is for replacing M.2 drives located on an expansion card, riser, or the system board only. Do not use this procedure to replace uFF drives.

Before you perform this procedure, make sure that you have the following items available:

  • The components included with the hardware option kit

  • T-10 Torx screwdriver

  1. Power down the server.
  2. Remove all power:
    1. Disconnect each power cord from the power source.
    2. Disconnect each power cord from the server.
  3. Do one of the following:
  4. Remove the access panel.
  5. Remove the riser cage.
  6. Install the drive.

The installation is complete.