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SC5020 and SC5020F Storage System Owner’s Manual

Install the Replacement Drive

Use this procedure to install a drive in the SC5020 series storage system.


  1. Open the release handle on the drive carrier and insert the hard drive carrier into the open drive slot.
  2. Slide the drive into the slot until the drive carrier contacts the midplane.
  3. Close the drive carrier handle to lock the drive in place.
  4. Continue to push firmly until you hear a click and the drive carrier handle fully engages.
  5. Clear the drive swap status from the Hardware tab in Dell Storage Manager . For instructions, see the Dell Storage Manager Administrator’s Guide .

Next steps

  1. Install the front bezel on the storage system.
  2. Use Dell Storage Manager to edit the Storage Center settings and set the operation mode of the Storage Center to Production mode.
  3. Use Dell Storage Manager to send SupportAssist information to technical support.

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