Installing a rear 3LFF SAS/SATA drive cage

Before installing this option, the front bays must be fully populated with 12 LFF drives. High-performance fans must be installed in all fan bays.


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

  • T-10 Torx screwdriver

  • The components included with the hardware option kit

  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. If installed, remove the secondary riser cage. The secondary riser cage is not supported with a three-bay LFF rear configuration.

    Removing the secondary riser_Radner_04
  6. Remove the rear wall blank.

    Removing rear wall
  7. Install the three-bay LFF rear drive cage option.

    Installing 3 LFF option
  8. Install drives or drive blanks.
  9. Connect the power and data cables.
  10. Install the access panel.
  11. Slide the server into the rack.
  12. Connect each power cord to the server.
  13. Connect each power cord to the power source.
  14. Power up the server.

The installation is complete.