Removing a hot-plug SAS or SATA hard drive

CAUTION: For proper cooling, do not operate the server without the access panel, baffles, expansion slot covers, or blanks installed. If the server supports hot-plug components, minimize the amount of time the access panel is open.
  1. Determine the status of the drive from the hot-plug drive LED definitions.
  2. Back up all server data on the drive.
  3. Remove the drive.
    Removing a drive