Remove the access panel

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: Do not operate the server for long periods with the access panel open or removed. Operating the server in this manner results in improper airflow and improper cooling that can lead to thermal damage.

To remove the component:

Procedure
  1. Power down the server.
  2. Extend the server from the rack.
  3. Open or unlock the locking latch, slide the access panel to the rear of the chassis, and remove the access panel.