Removing the optional drive cage

Use this information to remove the optional drive cage.

Read the safety information in Safety and Installation guidelines.

Note: You only need to remove the drive cage if a system board is replaced.

To remove the optional drive cage, complete the following steps:

  1. Remove the water-cooled technology tray from a chassis (See Removing a water-cooled technology tray from a chassis).
  2. Remove the cover (see Removing the cover).
  3. Remove a hard disk drive/ solid state drive (See Removing a hard disk drive (HDD)/solid state drive (SSD)).
  4. Remove the three screws that secure the drive cage to the water-cooled technology tray and save them for future use.
    Figure 1. Drive cage screws removal
    Drive cage screws removal
  5. Remove the drive cage out of the water-cooled technology tray.

If you are instructed to return the server component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.