Installing the NVMe drives

NVMe drives are supported on this server when the 8SFF drive cage and/or the 2SFF drive cage is installed. For more information on which bays support NVMe drives, see "Device numbers."

To install the drives:

CAUTION: To prevent improper cooling and thermal damage, do not operate the server or the enclosure unless all drive and device bays are populated with either a component or a blank.
Procedure
  1. Remove the drive blank, if installed.
    Removing a drive blank
  2. Press the Do Not Remove button to open the release handle.
    Releasing the release lever
  3. Install the drives.
    Installing a drive
  4. Install an SFF drive blank in any unused drive bays.
    Install an SFF drive blank