Removing the front video connector

Use this information to remove the front video connector.

To remove the front video connector, complete the following steps:

  1. Read the safety information that begins in Safety and Installation guidelines.
  2. Turn off the server (see Turning off the server) and all attached peripheral devices. Disconnect all power cords; then, disconnect all external cables as necessary to replace the device.
  3. Remove the server cover (see Removing the server top cover).
  4. On a 3.5-inch server model, remove the front bezel (see Removing the bezel).
  5. Loosen the screws that secure the video connector to the front of the chassis.
    Figure 1. Loosen video connector screws
    Loosen video connector screws
  6. Disconnect the video cable from the connector on the system board and disengage the video cable from any cable clips on the chassis.
  7. Remove the video connector and cable from the server.
    Figure 2. Front video connector removal
    Front video connector removal
  8. If you are instructed to return the video connector, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.