Chapter 5. Field replaceable or upgrade units
A number of components can be replaced or upgraded in the field.
Contact IBM Support for replacement parts for the appliance.
The following customer serviceable parts are available:
v Power supply module
v Operating system drive
v Data drives
The following customer serviceable upgrade units are available:
v Optical modules (SFP+/QSFP)
v Data Drives
See the Field Replaceable Units Reference Guide for a complete list of available drives.
Replace external front components
NOTE: If adding drives to a partially populated system, remove the drive-carrier blanks in slots 7
through 12, and replace with drives included in the upgrade pack. Drives must be installed in multiples
of six and no slots can be unpopulated with either a drive carrier blank or data drive.
Replace or adding a data drive
1. Press the release button on the drive carrier. This action extends the carrier handle, as shown in the
Figure 17. Extending the handle for a drive from the chassis
2. Pull the drive carrier out of the chassis by using the handle.
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