Dell PowerEdge R330 Owner's Manual

Removing the optional iDRAC port card


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.

  1. Follow the safety guidelines listed in the Safety instructions section.
  2. Follow the procedure listed in the Before working inside your system section.
  3. Keep the Phillips #2 screwdriver ready.

  4. If connected, disconnect the network cable from the iDRAC port card.

  5. Remove the cooling shroud.


  1. Loosen the screw securing the iDRAC port card holder to the system board.
  2. Pull the iDRAC port card to disengage it from the iDRAC port card connector on the system board, and remove the card from the chassis.
    Figure 1. Removing the iDRAC port card
    This image shows removing the iDRAC port card
    1. screw
    2. iDRAC port
    3. iDRAC port card board
    4. SD vFlash media card slot
    5. tabs on the iDRAC port
    6. slots on the chassis
    7. iDRAC port card connector
    8. iDRAC port card holder

Next steps

  1. Install the iDRAC port card.
  2. Install the cooling shroud.
  3. If disconnected, reconnect the network cable.
  4. Follow the procedure listed in the After working inside your system section.

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