Dell PowerEdge R330 Owner's Manual

Installing a hot swappable hard drive into a hot swappable hard drive carrier

Prerequisites

CAUTION: Many repairs may only be done by a certified service technician. You should only perform troubleshooting and simple repairs as authorized in your product documentation, or as directed by the online or telephone service and support team. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Read and follow the safety instructions that are shipped with your product.

NOTE: Hot swappable hard drives are supplied in hot swappable hard drive carriers that fit in the hard drive slots.

  1. Keep the Phillips #2 screwdriver ready.
  2. Remove the hot swappable hard drive carrier.

Steps

  1. Insert the hot swappable hard drive into the hard drive carrier with the connector end of the hard drive toward the back.
  2. Align the screw holes on the hard drive with the set of screw holes on the hard drive carrier.
    When aligned correctly, the back of the hard drive is flush with the back of the hard drive carrier.
  3. Attach the screws to secure the hard drive to the hard drive carrier.

Next steps

Install the hard drive carrier into the system.
Figure 1. Installing a hot swappable hard drive into a hot swappable hard drive carrier
This figure shows installing a hot swappable hard drive into a hot swappable hard drive carrier
  1. screw (4)
  2. hard drive

  3. hard drive carrier


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