Installing an HPE Persistent Memory module

Use this procedure only for new HPE Persistent Memory module installations. If you are migrating this HPE Persistent Memory module from another server, see the HPE Persistent Memory User Guide on the Hewlett Packard Enterprise website (


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

  • The components included with the hardware option kit

  • A T-10 Torx screwdriver might be needed to unlock the access panel.

  1. Observe the following alerts:

    DIMMs and HPE Persistent Memory modules are keyed for proper alignment. Align notches on the DIMM or HPE Persistent Memory module with the corresponding notches in the slot before installing the component. Do not force the DIMM or HPE Persistent Memory module into the slot. When installed properly, not all DIMMs or HPE Persistent Memory modules will face in the same direction.


    Electrostatic discharge can damage electronic components. Be sure you are properly grounded before beginning this procedure.


    Failure to properly handle HPE Persistent Memory modules can damage the component and the system board connector.


    Hewlett Packard Enterprise recommends that you implement best practice configurations for high availability (HA) such as clustered configurations.

  2. Power down the server.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • Extend the server from the rack.

    • Remove the server from the rack, if necessary.

  4. Place the server on a flat, level work surface.
  5. Remove the access panel.
  6. Remove all components necessary to access the DIMM slots.
  7. Install the HPE Persistent Memory module.
    Installing an NVDIMM
  8. Install any components removed to access the DIMM slots.
  9. Install the access panel.
  10. Slide or install the server into the rack.
  11. If removed, reconnect all power cables.
  12. Power up the server.
  13. Configure the server for HPE Persistent Memory.