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Dell PowerEdge R720 and R720xd Owner's Manual

Removing The Integrated Storage Controller 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 came with the product.
  1. Turn off the system, including any attached peripherals, and disconnect the system from the electrical outlet and peripherals.
  2. Open the system.
  3. Remove the cooling shroud.
  4. Remove the expansion-card riser 1.
  5. Push down the two release levers at the edge of the card to disengage the card from the connector.
  6. Angle the card so that the other end of the card disengages from the storage-controller card holder on the system board.
  7. Replace the expansion-card riser 1.
  8. Replace the cooling shroud.
  9. Close the system.
  10. Reconnect the system to its electrical outlet and turn the system on, including any attached peripherals.
    Figure 1. Removing and Installing the Integrated Storage Controller Card The figure shows removing and installing the integrated storage controller card.
    1. storage connector on the system board
    2. storage controller card
    3. storage-controller card holder
    4. release levers (2)

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