It may be necessary to engage the final two locking pins on drives number 2 and number
1 at the same time.
In the workstation chassis (see the following figure), remove the mounting rails from the two 3.5-
inch hard drive bays in which the SFF hard drive carrier will be installed (the bottom two bays in
the HP xw8600 Workstation). To unlock and remove a rail, simultaneously press the two locking/
release tabs at the upper end of the mounting rails inward (toward each other) while pulling upward.
Removing hard drive mounting rails from the HP xw8600 Workstation chassis
Step 2–Configuring the SFF hard drive carrier for SFF hard drives number 1, 2, and 3