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Trusted Platform Module; Replacing The Trusted Platform Module - Dell EMC PowerEdge R740 Installation And Service Manual

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Trusted Platform Module

Trusted Platform Module (TPM) is a dedicated microprocessor designed to secure hardware by integrating cryptographic keys into devices.
Software can use a TPM to authenticate hardware devices. Because each TPM chip has a unique and secret RSA key which is embedded
during the manufacture of the TPM, it is capable of performing platform authentication operation.

Replacing the Trusted Platform Module

Prerequisites
1
Follow the safety guidelines listed in
2
Follow the procedure listed in
NOTE:
Ensure that your operating system supports the version of the TPM module being installed.
Ensure that you download and install the latest BIOS firmware on your system.
Ensure that the BIOS is configured to enable UEFI boot mode.
Steps
1
Locate the TPM connector on the system board.
NOTE:
To locate the TPM connector on the system board, see the System board jumpers and connectors section.
2
Press to hold the module down and remove the screw using the security Torx 8-bit shipped with the TPM module.
3
Slide the TPM module out from its connector.
4
Push the plastic rivet away from the TPM connector and rotate it 90° counterclockwise to release it from the system board.
5
Pull the plastic rivet out of its slot on the system board.
6
To install the TPM, align the edge connectors on the TPM with the slot on the TPM connector.
7
Insert the TPM into the TPM connector such that the plastic rivet aligns with the slot on the system board.
8
Press the plastic rivet until the rivet snaps into place.
Figure 105. Installing the TPM
Next steps
1
Install the system board.
2
Follow the procedure listed in
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Dell EMC PowerEdge R740 Installation and Service Manual
Installing and removing system components
Safety
instructions.
Before working inside your
After working inside your
system.
system.

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