Replacing the CD/DVD cable

Use this information to install a CD/DVD cable.

To install the CD/DVD cable, complete the following cable:

  1. Read the safety information that begins in Safety and Installation guidelines.
  2. Align the cable connector with the connector on the rear of the optical drive cage and press the cable connector into the optical drive cage connector.
  3. From the front of the server, grasp the cable connector latch and pull it up toward the rear of the server; then, slide the cable connector to the lock position.
    Figure 1. CD/DVD drive cable installation
    CD/DVD drive cable installation
  4. Connect the other end of the CD/DVD drive cable to the connector on the system board. Secure the cable with the cable clips on the chassis.
  5. Reinstall the CD/DVD drive (see Installing an optional CD/DVD drive).
  6. Install the air baffle (see Replacing the air baffle).
  7. Replace the cover (see Replacing the server top cover).
  8. Install the server in the rack cabinet (see the Rack Installation Instructions that come with the server for instructions).
  9. Reconnect the power cord and any cables that you removed.
  10. Turn on the peripheral devices and the server.