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SC5020 and SC5020F Storage System Owner’s Manual

Install the Battery Backup Unit

Use this procedure to install the battery backup unit.


  1. Place the battery backup unit over the battery cage in the storage controller.
  2. Lower the handle until it is flush with the battery. The battery slides into the cage connector.
  3. Remove the service baffle from the chassis.
    • CAUTION: To prevent a thermal shutdown of the storage system, the storage controller must be installed within three minutes of removing the service baffle.
  4. Install the storage controller into the chassis.
  5. Reconnect the cables to the storage controller.
  6. Clear the storage controller swap status from the Hardware tab in Dell Storage Manager . For instructions, see the Dell Storage Manager Administrator’s Guide .

Next steps

  1. Use Dell Storage Manager to edit the Storage Center settings and set the operation mode of the Storage Center to Production mode.
  2. Use Dell Storage Manager to send SupportAssist information to technical support.
  3. Contact technical support to let them know that you have completed a repair.

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