Network Interface Module Replacement Instructions
This document helps you to complete the following tasks:
v Remove a failed network interface module and replace it with a new network interface module
v Verify that the replacement network interface module is working correctly
Best practice: Replace a failed network interface module as soon as possible.
Important: Before you proceed with these instructions, review the IBM Systems Safety Notices provided in
the IBM Media Terms and Conditions CD that is included with your appliance model.
Note: The illustrations in this document might differ slightly from your appliance model.
The instructions in this document support IBM
Replacing a failed network interface module
About this task
Identifying the network interface module
The front panel of the appliance contains the network interface modules, as highlighted in yellow in the
Figure 1. Location of the network interface modules on the front of the appliance
1. Turn off the appliance by using the local management interface (LMI) or the command-line interface
2. Unplug all of the power cords that are attached to the appliance.
3. Grasp the blue latch on the front of the appliance and pull it toward you.
4. Pull the lever on the failed module toward you, and then pull module from the chassis, as shown in
the following figure:
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