Installing an M.2 SSD enablement board

Procedure
  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 PCIe riser cage.
  6. Remove the expansion slot cover.
  7. Install the M.2 SSD enablement board into expansion any of the slots on the primary PCI riser or secondary PCI riser:
    • 3-slot riser cage
      Installing the M.2 enablement option in the 3-slot riser cage
    • 2-slot riser cage
      Installing the M.2 enablement option in the 2-slot riser cage
  8. Connect the SATA cables from the M.2 SSD enablement board to the system board.
    • M.2 SSD enablement board installed in the primary PCI riser cage
      Connecting the cables for the M.2 enablement option (primary PCI riser)
    • M.2 SSD enablement board installed in the secondary PCI riser cage
      Connecting the cables for the M.2 enablement option (primary PCI riser)
  9. Install the PCI riser cage.
  10. Install the access panel.
  11. Install 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 .