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SC5020 and SC5020F Storage System Owner’s Manual

Before Working Inside Storage Controller

Perform the following steps before working inside a storage controller.

  1. Use Dell Storage Manager to edit the Storage Center settings and set the operation mode of the Storage Center to Maintenance mode.
  2. Use Dell Storage Manager to shut down the storage controller.
  3. Remove the storage controller from the chassis.
  4. Install the service baffle into the empty slot of the chassis immediately after removing the storage controller.
    • CAUTION: To prevent a thermal shutdown of the storage system, the service baffle must be installed within three minutes of removing the storage controller.
  5. Remove the cover of the storage controller.

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